Facebook image Facebook image2 Facebook image3

App makes us tour guides

28/May/2013

Comments:

Sophie Farrar demonstrates the app. Sophie Farrar demonstrates the app.

AFTER spending months in development, the Fremantle Society’s Freopedia app was launched in the city’s west end on Sunday afternoon.

The app uses QR codes to allow visitors to find out more about Fremantle’s heritage sites.

Project co-ordinator Roel Loopers said people scanned the QR code on the buildings with their smart phone and the app would take them to the relevant article about the building.

“It enables tourists to do unguided tours of the city in their own time,” he said. “Over time the articles will come up in the language the smart phone is set on so that, for example, Japanese visitors will read the historic information in their own language.

“It is an ongoing work in process but will cover all of Fremantle’s significant sites and the first series goes from the Fremantle Arts Centre to the Round House.”


Bookmark and Share "

Share your thoughts in 60 seconds!

Members : login to comment


 

Friday 31 Oct 2014

  • Min 15°C
  • Max 24°C

Saturday

  • 13 - 29°C

Sunday

  • 14 - 25°C

Latest Competitions

Win Tickets

Win Tickets

Win Tickets

Win Tickets

Win Family Passes


Featured Videos

Cat Haven Update

Reporter Sophie Gabrielle with this week's Cat Haven update.
Dogs' Refuge Update
Reporter Sophie Gabrielle with this week's Dogs' Refuge update.
Natalie Imbruglia & Kailis

Natalie Imbruglia talks to Belinda Cipriano about her new role as ambassador for Kailis.

Subscribe Page
HBF Junior Sports Heroes
Supporting the local community
email subscribe link
  CommunityPix banner link