This is cool. Nothing new as far as technology, but finding hidden places; like less know beaches or a small store or other lessor know gem can be hard, so the application of a virtual tour guild would be pretty useful here.
It’s hitting the apple store Dec 8, just in time for the Hawaii season. If someone is going to be out there soon, give this a try and let us know how it goes.
Press release follows.
Kauai GPS Tour Guide for
the iPhone is a virtual tour guide that talks to vacationers
as they drive around Kauai. Using the GPS built into the
iPhone, the Tour Guide knows exactly where travelers are and
alerts them to hidden beaches, scenic lookouts, historic
sites, hikes, farmers markets and many other Kauai
The Kauai GPS Tour Guide is the first app of its kind
available to Kauai visitors. “It’s like having an island
resident drive with you to tell you about the island,”
explains HawaiiGaga.com developer James Pretorius.
The Tour Guide includes over 200 points of interest and uses
a real human voice – not a computer generated one. The
application also includes comprehensive beach and snorkeling
guides, weather and surf forecasts, driving directions,
Kauai background information for tourists including detailed
ocean safety guidelines, and select activity and restaurant
Information can be found at