Making Money with P2P in Japan's Wireless Space
(From WWJ Video Program No. 55, Mar. 19, 2003)
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Each client interacting with the sign can choose to allow an icon representing the owner to be displayed on the screen; the icon can display a message like "looking for partner to attend jazz concert at 7:00PM." If you wish to accept the offer, simply drag your icon down to "mate" with the other. The clients will then be notified how to contact each other and a date can be made on the spot. Unlike the Americans, the Japanese are building highly personal, device-to-device, and socially interactive communication capability into their system from the ground up.