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Digital gadgets replace the need for human tour guides
Implications - Physical interaction is now often left out of the human communication equation due to the increased use of virtual exchange. This concept has even extended to tourism, an area where the need for a human tour guide has become often unnecessary. With tourist-focused apps and digital maps that are accessible anywhere, traveling consumers can now customize their own itinerary and figure out where to go based on their own personal needs.
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Mild Top 4 Examples: 14,793 Total Clicks Feb 10 - Jun 11
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Tourism Tablets - The Mondrian Hotel iPads are Placed in Every Room to Simplify Guest Experience
SCORE: 4.3
Mild 5,382 Clicks Pub: May 17, 11
Tourism Tablets
The Mondrian Hotel iPads are Placed in Every Room to Simplify Guest Experience
The digitalization of room service menus, movie orders and other hotel-room services is nothing new for the frequent traveller. Most upscale, and even regular hotels, are equipped with television sets… [More]
Life-Size Digital Tour Guides - The Mei-Chan 3D Guide Helps Navigate With "Human" Interaction
SCORE: 3
Mild 1,237 Clicks Pub: May 10, 11
Life-Size Digital Tour Guides
The Mei-Chan 3D Guide Helps Navigate With "Human" Interaction
Some people have no problem reading maps in unfamiliar cities, but for those who get more out of a conversation and pointing fingers, the Mei-Chan 3D Guide is a brilliant idea. The Nagoya Institute of… [More]
Flying Robot Tour Guides - Friendly 3D Exclamation Marks Lead Guests and Give Information
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Mild 3,504 Clicks Pub: Feb 16, 10
Flying Robot Tour Guides
Friendly 3D Exclamation Marks Lead Guests and Give Information
Form & Drang, a German industrial design group, has created Flying Robot tour guides that will be part of an exhibition in Magdeburg, Germany. Ronny Sauer designed the Flying Robot tour guides as a commission… [More]
Bus Stop Tour Guides - The 'NaviQ' Digital City Guide Will Help You if You're Lost
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Mild 4,670 Clicks Pub: Jun 27, 10
Bus Stop Tour Guides
The 'NaviQ' Digital City Guide Will Help You if You're Lost
Let's admit it, being lost as a tourist is an uncomfortable experience. With the NaviQ digital city guide, however, there's no longer a need to worry about getting lost. The NaviQ digital city guide is… [More]
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