Mobile application “Val de Loire seen from the Train”
An innovative travel companion, the first version of this “Val de Loire Train View” discovery guide is intended for users of the Tours – Saumur line Your Smartphone becomes a discovery accessory with geo-referenced “audio” content and alerts when approaching a point of interest to encourage you to observe and better understand the landscape around you Then discover images and texts to learn a little more about our beautiful region …
The user will also find practical tourist information (Loire by bike, local and tourist information) from the stations served along the line.
The app works like a guided tour, but it can be used for free visits, even outside the train.
Technical issues for the mobile application
On this geolocalised, sonicized, visual and textual mobile route, users can discover both explanations of points of interest visible from the train, as well as more general comments on the history and heritage of the Val de Loire. Loire.The quality of the geo-positioning, the problems related to the speeds of displacement, are at the heart of the technical stakes of the application. The application is compatible with Android and iOS.