Discover, Share and Play: Mobile Services based on Social-Location take center stage with Nokia at Web 2.0

Ovi Store and Publishing System, Nokia Point & Find and Eco-Friendly solutions featured

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Nokia today announced new content for Ovi Store, Nokia's global media distribution channel, and additional services for mobile consumers. Available in May, Ovi Store will offer consumers relevant, targeted media across a broad portfolio of Nokia devices.

Strategic Partner, Tim Kring, HEROES

Nokia has begun working with Tim Kring, creator and executive producer of HEROES, one of the most watched shows internationally, to develop innovative, new content for the Ovi Store. Nokia has signed on as a strategic partner and technology enabler for a project created by Kring, Code named TEVA. The multi platform narrative will be an immersive experience with elements of individual action and group participation.

Mr Kring will be present with Tero Ojanperä, executive vice president, Nokia Services, when Ovi Store and its distribution opportunities will be presented to attendees at the "This Apps for You", session on April 1, 9:40 am.

The Year of the Mobile Computer: Mobile Computers as Personal (Mobile) Computers

Presenting the premise that Social Location is key in making mobile computers truly personal for the user, Anssi Vanjoki, executive vice president, Nokia Markets, will take the stage during the morning keynote sessions on April 2.

Nokia Point & Find

Nokia introduces an innovative service concept that enables people on the move to access relevant information and services on the internet, simply by pointing their mobile phone camera at real-life objects. A beta version of Nokia Point & Find, focusing on movies, is now available in the UK and US. Capabilities will later expand into other services and countries. More information and download instructions can be found at

Ovi Creative Wall

Attendees are invited to join in at the Ovi Creative Wall. Based on the theme, "Your life. Connected", the Ovi Creative Wall will be illustrated throughout the event, representing the interactivity and fast-changing nature of Web 2.0. Attendees can take part by suggesting themes and ideas to be illustrated on the wall by Stevie Gee, a professional illustrator. London-based, Stevie's work has appeared on record covers and skateboard decks, in contemporary magazines, as well as being used by fashion labels such as Paul Smith.

Green Explorer - Helping People Make Sustainable Choices when Traveling

Nokia will be demonstrating Green Explorer, a new service that helps people make more sustainable travel decisions. Green Explorer is available via Nokia mobile device by simply downloading the widget or by going to This service is currently in beta and will further develop over the coming months with additional content and features.

Green Explorer provides information on a range of travel issues including tips on the most sustainable methods of transport, eco-friendly places to visit, and a way to offset the CO2 emissions when one must fly. It is also a place for travellers to share advice on a range of issues from the best routes to where to find organic food or recommendations for the best eco-friendly hotels.

Throughout Web 2.0, attendees can follow Nokia's activities at Web 2.0 via Nokia Conversations - or on Twitter -

More information about announcements made at Web 2.0 can be found at
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