Monthly Archives: May 2010
Vienna, May 7, 2010. The social travel guide tripwolf adds Augmented Reality to its popular iPhone travel app. By turning the iphone horizontally the camera becomes activated and nearby travel-related information such as sights, restaurants or hotels are displayed on the viewer. This makes the tripwolf app the perfect tool to orient yourself in a foreign environment. The new enhancement was developed in cooperation with the research institution Salzburg Research in Austria.
Augmented Reality connects the real world with the digital world. Travelers are now able to simply point their 3GS iPhone at any Point of Interest in a foreign city and retrieve all available information the online travel guide has to offer, without having to rely on a book or enter specific data. The tripwolf application is also available in offline mode, this way expensive roaming costs are avoided. The newly integrated Augmented Reality Viewer can also be used offline so you do not need to load online maps to navigate. Read More »