The Loire Valley “Seen from the Train” Mobile application
An innovative travel companion, the first version of this “Loire Valley Train View” discovery guide is intended for the Tours – Saumur line visitors to use.
Your Smartphone becomes an exploration accessory provided with geo-referenced “audio” content and push-up notification alerts when approaching a point of interest, encouraging users to witness and better understand the surrounding landscape. Furthermore, users can learn a little more about the area by discovering images and texts about our beautiful region …
In addition to the above mentioned, users will also find practical traveling information gathered from stations serving along the line, such as (the Loire by bike, local and regional as well as travel information.
The app performs as a guided tour, but it can also be used for available free visits, even outside the train, this application is compatible with Android and iOS.
Mobile application Technical issues.
On this geolocalised, audible, visual and textual mobile route, users can find both points of interest explanations, visible from the train, as well as more general remarks on the history and heritage of the Loire Valley.
The geo-positioning quality remains as one of the obstacles related to the speed of movement, which is the heart of the technical issue of the application.