After Hours

Images: Eyephone explains where you are

You're on vacation and see an interesting looking building and want to know more about it. With new technology, you can simply take a picture of it with your phone and the eyePhone program will recognize the location and give you details about it. EyePhone was a a regional winner in the European Satellite Navigation Competition, sponsored by the European Space Agency's Technology Transfer Program.

EyePhone was developed by Ernst Pechtl and Hans Geiger, co-owners of SuperWise Technologies AG. SuperWise developed the basic image-recognition system called Apollo that makes eyePhone work.