Google-Powered Kiosks Serve As Outdoor Search Engines

Google-Powered Kiosks Serve As Outdoor Search Engines
technology

Pilot project turns bus shelters into internet-connected tourist information centers.

Ross Brooks
  • 7 november 2013

Instead of having to rely on your smartphone, Google has teamed up with R/GA London to offer an alternative way to track down local attractions, weather and travel information in London. “Google Outside” is a pilot scheme that uses giant display at 160 locations around the city to make search accessible outdoors. Now there’s no need to squint at your phone while trying to find a tourist attraction that is probably only a few feet from where you’re standing.

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