Friday, April 13, 2007
Rumor has it that Apple is in the process of creating Wi-Fi enabled iPods. (via Gizmodo via digitimes via AppleInsider.
This coupled with Nike's iPod enabled shoe, once again show how gadgets can be used to transfer knowledge from one place to another...wi-fi allows for easy transfer. So imagine your iPod sensor from running sending a wi-fi message to your online database tracking your progress and automatically recording your daily workout numbers.
Or imagine a sensor built into the gloves of an employees that can sense if a process is being done incorrectly and then provide audio feeback in the form of instructions or training to the employee after it wirelessly downloads the instructions from a server. (just-in-time training from the equipment worn by the employee...now that is customized training.)
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