An example of this would be the confluence of "points of interest," the user's location and a virtual map coming together to allow the user to efficiently find what they are looking for within a specified radius from where they are standing. Other tenets of Geobrowsing would include the user's presence and the presence of friends, the ability to interact among those friends and other contextual information.
Rick Robinson published the principles and (unreleased) prototype for AOL in 1998-99, and later maintained a geobrowsing.com website.
Today ] is being credited for pioneering initial demonstrations of Geobrowsing on its mobile broadband network.
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