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Europeana Beacon

App for smart tourism and education

The App

Winner of the Apps4Europe Award at the Hack4Pisa Hackaton 2014

Help landmarks find you

Europeana Beacon combine the power of the Europeana Open Data with the latest cutting edge technology of iBeacons.
Users can walk around the city and have the phone alert them when something worthwhile is nearby, allowing people to discover new places in a new way. Users can read or listen comprensive guides about each landmark they discover, while watching pictures and videos. Engage other people in a scavenger hunt looking for the next clue, or follow the custom paths curators have tailored for them.
As a curator you can have all kind of statistics about how and often each landmark is visited.

  • Discover the place
  • Play the game
  • Enjoy your stay!

FIELDS OF APPLICATION

    Museums 90%

    Local Tourist Bureau 90%

    Exhibition Spaces 80%

    Retail Stores 85%

Discover the city
in a complete new way

Features

See the features availables in the App

Proximity
Driven

Walk close to a Beacon and let the App attract your attention to the landmark, opera or monument. Discover story and mementos of the monument your facing. Engage in a post tour quiz about the things you've actually visited. Embark in a scavenger hunt around the city solving riddles and puzzles.

iBeacon
Technology

iBeacon is an exciting technology enabling new location awareness possibilities for apps. Leveraging Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), a device with iBeacon technology can be used to establish a region around an object. This allows the App to determine when it has entered or left the region, along with an estimation of proximity to a beacon.

Educational
Also

Discover story and mementos of the monument your facing with images, videos and audio from Europeana vast database. Engage in a post tour quiz about the things you've actually visited. Embark in a scavenger hunt around the city solving riddles and puzzles.

Gamification &
Social Sharing

Solve riddles and puzzles with clues that lead to monuments around the city. Challenge your friends to scavenger hunts across the place! Test your knowledge with quizzes about what you've actually visited. The same old city in a complete new way!

Local
Information

Display informations about the whereabout or the place. Informations can be provided by museums, local tourist bureau, exhibition spaces, etc. Enrich the visit with curious facts or trivia.

Visit
Analytics

For the first time museum curators and local tourist bureau can have real time insights about what people visits and see. Using iBeacons data the App can track what’s been seen and what's not attracting attention at all

Play the game and
challenge your friends

See it

See some screens of our prototype

Enjoy your stay

Contact

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Oimmei
A Digital Creative Studio
Livorno, Italy