Monday
16
May
2011
23:48
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Real time apps on the mobile phone: 2006

A screenshot from December 2006, showing real time information based in an app:

Trafikanten-Realtime

The app searched for nearby stops, we did a lot of benchmarking before we found out that you needed a list of 25 stops to always find Birkelunden from the Opera Software headquarter.

Trafikanten-Closeby

We also experimented with RSS based deviation message about train traffic in Oslo:

Rss

This was made on a Windows Phone using Opera Platform, now dead. The concept was later used in the Trafikanten apps, resulting in over 300 000 downloads.

The project included nearby searches:

Screen Searchview

The agreement with Trafikanten about public transit real time data is dated October 2005

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