10, 1993 first Augmented Reality patent filed.
May 1998 the World's first pointing search platform, "Little Guy," debuts.
2002 – Inclusion of GeoVector article The Pointing Wireless Device for
Delivery of Location Based Applications (Pamela Kerwin et al.) Article in
Application of DSPs in Mobile Communications (Gatherer and Auslander)
2002 GeoVector contracted Socket Communications to make PCMCIA cards
equipped with GPS and Compass, GeoVector Pointing Cards, for use in Pocket
PCs. See the card in
.NET case study in 2002. Welcome to New Zealand Pocket PC application
demonstrates the power of the .NET Compact Framework when combined with GPS
and Heading Sensors.
2003 GeoVector created a location-based game, Real World Doom,
allowing people to fight monsters on the streets of Auckland.
GeoVector along with partners Vodafone, HP, Microsoft, Virtual Spectator and
Animation Research Ltd showcase Actual
Reality app at America's Cup Sailing Races in Auckland, New Zealand.
San Jose Mercury featured
GeoVector on the cover of their business section on September 27, 2004.
2006: GeoVector & Mapion deliver the World's
first Pointing Based Search for mobile phones.
Local Search on the
news in Japan.
New York Times featured
GeoVector on the cover of their business section on June 28, 2006.
2007: GeoVector and Mapion enhance Mapion Local Search and re-brand it Mapion
Pointing Appli. See a video of it in
Shot Search from NEC Magnus & GeoVector on
the news in Japan.
October 2008, GeoVector launched the location based game Navimon
September 2009, GeoVector launched World Surfer (TM) for the iPhone &
Google Android platforms. Developed for compass-enabled GPS smartphones,
World Surfer allows users to point their phones in a particular direction to
search for retailers, restaurants and other points of interest.
2010 GeoVector launches World Surfer 2 with Augmented Reality object view
for iPhone 3GS platform.
2010 GeoVector begins worldwide licensing program signing licensees in Japan & Europe.
July 2011 Microsoft licenses GeoVector's patent portfolio.
August 2011 GeoVector partners with ArCzar to expand worldwide licensing program.