eNTiTy Ken wrote:
> hi I'm interested in a little bit different image manipulation
> for "narrowband animation call" or messaging, to give users 3G
> experience like Verizon Shout Messenger (http://www.eyematic.com/).
> I only heard of it but don't know details. would anyone please
> tell me how it's going in the US and how big it can develop.
you always finds the most interesting URLs, thanks! :)
Uhm, lets quote them:
> Multimedia messaging - or MMS - applications like this one will
> soon replace text-based SMS messages as the way to connect with
> friends and family from your wireless device or desktop PC in a
> fun and convenient fashion.
Ok, lets have a look at a typical daily mobile phone conversation
with my Japanese girlfriend, but spiced up in a "fun and
She: Uh, I hate my boss!
Boss in a pot with boiling water, she with a devil tail
and a huge fork dances around the pot.
Me: Poor XXX (name withheld), what happened?
Sunny blue sky, a single cloud and a single happy cow on a field.
She: He again messed up everything, when does he finally learn
She shakes boss until his head and limbs fall off. She
kicks head away, while he says "ouch".
Me: Oi! Don't get angry, I buy you dinner later!
A grilled chicken slowly rotates on a plate.
She: I hate chicken! You know that!
Darts gets thrown on me.
Me: You must be really angry! We can go in your favorite
A huge limousine stops in front of a huge restaurant.
The doors open, she and me walk on a red carpet into
the restaurant. People applaud from the side.
She: I can not! Have to work over hours! As usual! Don't wait for
She cuts her boss with a saw in tiny, bloody pieces.
Me: Ok, than I go out with XXX-chan for dinner tonite!
Me sitting on a wooden box with an extremely ugly
and old woman eating cup noodles (TM).
She: XXX-chan? NOOO!!! You know that I hate her!
Woman with cup noodles (TM) on her head gets kicked
and runs screaming away.
Me: Uhm, but she wants to meet me and tell me about her
affair with her boss!
Beautiful woman kisses guy in a suit. Smack. Smack.
She: Affair? I want to know everything about it!
She with HUGE eyes and even more HUGE ears.
Me: Ok, I tell you everything later!
Sunny blue sky, a single cloud and a single happy cow on a
field. A metal spring jumps unmotivated through the field,
the cow don't take notice.
She: Ok, have fun! But not too much! Kiss!!!
She is sitting on a desk, but almost not to see behind
piles of paper. She holds a burning match to the paper
Mhm, yes, sounds like a real mobile messaging enhancement.
Can not wait to get it.
Received on Fri Nov 8 12:36:12 2002