March 3, 2012
Anyone can be their own travel agent with access to all the information they need online. But when trying to plan the perfect trip, internet users may feel bombarded by the vast amount of information available and may not even know where to start. Momondo.com is just the kind of tool that would be relevant in this situation. It's a travel site that provides users with the best prices for flights, hotels and car rentals. Momondo also provides an the Momondo API that allows developers to integrate this functionality with other relevant applications.
BlindSquare founder, Ilkka Pirttimaa, once browsed over Wikipedia's Augmented Reality article and realized the concept focused solely on vision. Pirttimma believed the concept could expand to audio; thus, the idea for BlindSquare was born. The BlindSquare app provides "a new solution that combines the latest technology to help the daily life of the blind." BlindSquare pulls data from the FourSquare API and alerts users of restaurants, stores, and other locations surrounding them via audio instructions.