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tripwolf Announces Media Partnership with TBU Innsbruck

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Online travel guide supports international travel bloggers’ conference

Vienna, New York, 11th of May. tripwolf (http://www.tripwolf.com) announces its media partnership with Travel Bloggers Unite (TBU) for their next conference for travel bloggers and the travel industry, which will be held from August 25th- 27th in Innsbruck, Austria. tripwolf is a social and mobile travel guide which provides users with the opportunity to create their own travel guides along with providing complete travel info. The conference will be the first of its kind to be held in Austria and tripwolf is proud to be the official media partner for the conference.  tripwolf is contributing a specially designed Innsbruck iPhone App for the duration of the conference.

tripwolf founder & CEO Sebastian Heinzel will be delivering a talk at the conference on the growing importance of mobile apps for travel and how travel bloggers can benefit from this trend. Read More »

Tutorial Video: the new tripwolf iPhone Travel-App

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No More Roaming Charges: tripwolf’s iPhone app offers Offline Maps

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Free download of all travel guides for a limited time only!

Vienna, New York, 23.02.2011. The online travel guide tripwolf releases a new version of its popular iPhone app now with free offline maps! tripwolf’s iPhone travel app (http://www.tripwolf.com/en/page/iphone) has everything you need in a mobile travel guide:

  • All maps are available offline for easy navigation through foreign cities without internet connection
  • Solid travel information and photos for thousands of points of interest
  • Recent hotel and restaurant reviews
  • Augmented Reality viewer for X-Ray vision through your iPhone camera

All these features, including the maps, work during travel abroad without having to connect to the Internet – avoiding expensive roaming charges!

Starting today, all of our travel guides within the iPhone app will be available for free download ($4.99 value).

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Augmented Reality Tutorial

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tripwolf enhances iPhone app with Augmented Reality

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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 »