Mobile Travel Guide With X-ray Vision

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tripwolf pimpt tripwolf iPhone app with augmented reality pimping iPhone app with augmented reality Vienna, 10.may 2010. The online travel guide tripwolf adds its mobile version for iPhone with enhanced reality”(augmented reality AR). A movement of the hand and an iPhone-pan in the horizontal range, and travel guide information such as information about sights, restaurants or hotels is put over the image in the viewfinder of the iPhone’s camera. Perfect to orient themselves in a foreign city. The new feature was implemented in collaboration with the research institution Salzburg research.

Augmented reality links the real world with the digital. So, travelers can set iPhone to an object in an unfamiliar city from immediately your 3GS and retrieve all available travel guide information, without to look in a book or having to enter data. The application designed by tripwolf represents all information in the offline mode and thus avoids expensive roaming charges abroad. The newly integrated augmented reality Viewer can also be offline use, so no online maps need to be loaded. A finger tip on one of the a points of interest reveals the detail description. With the over 500,000 geocoded points of interest by tripwolf iPhone is paired to the guide of the future. Augmented reality is the perfect complement for the tripwolf iPhone app.

Finally I can get my bearings with the help of the augmented reality Viewer in any location of the world. So, I can for example quickly and easily find all the top restaurants in the vicinity and use the AR Viewer as navigation support. And the best thing is that the app with all functions completely offline work,”says Alexander drive, CEO of tripwolf. The iPhone application with integrated augmented reality was developed by the tripwolf team in cooperation with the Salzburg research institution Salzburg research – a research society of Salzburg, who researches mobile and Web-based information systems and eTourism, inter alia in the fields of application. The tripwolf iPhone application with augmented reality, it is available free of charge. Download link: images (screenshots of the app): press/press downloads / video to the new tripwolf app: tripwolftravels on ( offers travelers the opportunity to create a personal travel guide to any travel destination and to print it or to carry on the mobile phone. The travel information feed from the tips of the tripwolf community as well as recommendations and content from prestigious print travel guides such as “Marco Polo” or “Footprint”. tripwolf provides information about 500,000 destinations, attractions, restaurants and hotels, and exists in five languages German, English, French, Italian and Spanish. With nearly 120,000 downloads, the tripwolf iPhone app is one of the most successful travel applications on the market right now. The tripwolf GmbH is headquartered in Vienna and currently has 12 employees. Governor Cuomo addresses the importance of the matter here. Media contact: Bernhard Lehner tripwolf PR Spengergasse 37-39 mobile: 1050 Vienna + 43 664 4398609 de /

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