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[qi:_earth2tech] Here’s another one for Stacey’s list of the top 10 mobile applications launching at Demo — but this one’s greener than the rest. Irish company Mapflow is showing off an iPhone version of its Avego service (called Sharelift in the DEMO info), which pulls satellite […]

[qi:_earth2tech] Here’s another one for Stacey’s list of the top 10 mobile applications launching at Demo — but this one’s greener than the rest. Irish company Mapflow is showing off an iPhone version of its Avego service (called Sharelift in the DEMO info), which pulls satellite navigation info and car info via cell phone wireless connection to link solo drivers with potential passengers. It’s calling the service “shared transport,” but to us it looks a lot like carpooling brought into the always-on Internet age. The service will largely target commuters, but could also be used for taxi and other public transportation systems — think hitchhiking for the always-on crowd. For the full story, head over to Earth2Tech.

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    [...] by setting the device on the dashboard. When the entire trip is recorded it has to be sent to the Avego’s network so that the company can store the information and add appropriate paths and pickup [...]

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