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Title: Virtual mobile city guide
Authors: Dingli, Alexiei
Seychell, Dylan
Keywords: Technology
Tourism -- Case studies
Androids
Location-based services
Augmented reality
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: mLearn
Citation: Dingli, A., & Seychell, D. (2010). Virtual mobile city guide. 9th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn2010), Msida. 304-308.
Abstract: The Virtual Mobile City Guide (VMCG) is a mobile application which aims to provide the user with digital equivalent tools which tourists normally use while travelling and provides them with factual information about the city. Using Android technology, the VMCG is a mash up of different APIs which together with an information infrastructure provides the user with information about different attractions and guidance around the city in question. While providing the user with the traditional map view by making use of the Google maps API, the VMCG also employs the Wikitude┬« API to provide the user with an innovative approach to navigating through cities. This view uses augmented reality to indicate the location of attractions and displays information in the same augmented reality. The VMCG also has a built in recommendation engine which suggests attractions to the user depending on the attractions which the user is visiting during the tour and tailor information in order to cater for a learning experience while the user travels around the city in question.
URI: https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/90122
ISBN: 978-99932-0-937-9
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