Computers make sense of the physical spaces
in which we live, work and play,
to help us freely exchange information
about who/what is where/how,
for whatever matters to us.
Context-aware physical spaces (#CAPSpaces) are the natural interface of human-centric technologies.
Human-centric technologies harmonise our physical/digital co-existence throughout our daily lives.
Technology makes sense…
Data entry & capture is a natural task for computers, not for humans.
In #CAPSpaces, abundant ambient data is collected & processed by technologies already present in the space.
…people act informed
Taking purposeful action in context is a natural task for humans, not for computers.
In #CAPSpaces, meaningful information about who/what is where/how is exchanged as hyperlocal context.
Whereas the Internet & the Web erased the constraints of physical distance to facilitate information exchange on a global scale...
Whereas the Internet & the Web foster countless applications by enabling computers to make sense of the digital world in which computers themselves operate and interconnect...
Whereas the Internet & the Web rose to ubiquity as a decentralised open architecture buoyed by open source community initiatives...
And finally, whereas much of the commercial success of the Internet & the Web stems from what might literally be described as "a walk in the PARC"...