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DoCoMo starts Bike Sharing trial in Yokohama
I am sure that you are familiar with the concept behind Bike-Sharing, if not; well think of it has the “Bike” version of the slightly more common Car-sharing concept.
Schedule to start from April 2011 and end in March 2014, this trial organized by DoCoMo will let people book a bike directly from their phone as well as let them pay for their ride using DoCoMo Osaifu-Ketai (contactless payment system). To get the best out this experience DoCoMo is planning to intensively use your mobile phone GPS to guide you to the nearest Bike-Sharing Sport as well as to track Bikes movement to enhance the fluidity of the entire system.
Finally DoCoMo will also uses i-concier service for this Bike-Sharing trial (Internet Concierge) a service that allows handsets to provide support for a variety of activities carried out in everyday life.