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The [http://www.semapedia.org/ Semapedia-Project] connects Wikipedia articles to their matching objects in physical space (aka [[Real Life]]) by "physical hyperlinking".
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The [http://www.semapedia.org/ Semapedia-Project] connects [[Wikipedia]] articles to their matching objects in physical space (aka [[Real Life]]) by "physical hyperlinking".
  
 
How does it work? At first, you have to generate a Semapedia-tag out of a Wikipedia-URL by using the [http://www.semapedia.org/ Semapedia website] or a Greasemonkey script for firefox. The resulting tag contains the URL in Semacode, which is based upon the [http://www.mecsw.com/specs/datamatx.html Datamatrix] standard.   
 
How does it work? At first, you have to generate a Semapedia-tag out of a Wikipedia-URL by using the [http://www.semapedia.org/ Semapedia website] or a Greasemonkey script for firefox. The resulting tag contains the URL in Semacode, which is based upon the [http://www.mecsw.com/specs/datamatx.html Datamatrix] standard.   
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*[http://www.semapedia.net/wiki/doku.php Semapedia Wiki]
 
*[http://www.semapedia.net/wiki/doku.php Semapedia Wiki]
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Revision as of 17:08, 3 January 2006

The Semapedia-Project connects Wikipedia articles to their matching objects in physical space (aka Real Life) by "physical hyperlinking".

How does it work? At first, you have to generate a Semapedia-tag out of a Wikipedia-URL by using the Semapedia website or a Greasemonkey script for firefox. The resulting tag contains the URL in Semacode, which is based upon the Datamatrix standard. Then print out the Semapedia-tag and attach it to its according physical place.
Please take a picture of the Semapedia-tagged place and upload it to the flickr Semapedia gallery.

Now people can scan the Semapedia-tag with their mobile phones, if they have the Semacode-reader Software installed, which is available as "Over The Air" installation or download via a PC. The Reader converts the Semapedia-tag back in a standard URL and connect the mobile phone to the internet and the matching Wikipedia article.

There is also a map which shows the most recent flickr semapedia pictures with geotagging information.


Related: Wikipedia