Augmented Reality City Guide for Corfu, Greece
CorfuAR is an application for smartphones that provides personalized info about points of interest in Corfu, Greece using the technology of augmented reality through the Layar platform
CorfuAR is a mobile augmented reality application, developed as a layer of the Layar platform. CorfuAR is supported by all mobile operating systems: iOS, Android, Symbian and Blackberry.
CorfuAR is a tourist guide using the strengths of the Augmented Reality technology, by placing information about places on reality as seen through the screen of your mobile device. With CorfuAR you can live the experience of visiting and living in Corfu and you can find information about sights, museums, monuments, religious sites,shopping stores, restaurants, bars, clubs, sports, nature and beaches.
CorfuAR is divided into 4 sub-layers: 1 non-personalized and 3 personalized ones
CorfuAR's basic edition comes as a non-personalized app, showing every information available to the viewer without any kind of recommendation.
By filling a very small questionnaire, a CorfuAR user is placed into one of the three CorfuAR teams: the Blue, the Red and the Green team. There he/she can have personalized information based on his/her interests and on previous recommendations by other users. The recommendation system is based on a "Recommend!" button that can be found on each point of interest. By recommending a place, you suggest this point to other users of you team.