Ruth is the Digital Director of the Center of Digital Archaeology in Berkeley (CA) and she has a long experience and expertise in digital media for cultural heritage projects. In this video she tells us about her experience in creating the Angel Island App using Map2app.
This application is devoted to those who are keen on equestrian tourism and has many offers for equi-tourism. Some devoted categories, like weekends and horse riding holidays in Italy and abroad, excursions, events, and a rich list of specialized centres. Finding the nearest equestrian centre in the area of interest will be very easy simply by consulting the map. There is also a section devoted to training courses, while the category “news” was built through RSS, a system to keep users real-time informed of any update every time a new piece of news is inserted on the web site concerned.
For bicycle lovers, here comes an application devoted to the cycle tracks on the unspoiled mountains of Lombardy laying north of Brescia. A great variety of itineraries through valleys, woods, lakes, and highly impressive natural landscapes are provided. Each itinerary is described in full details and displayed on the map. In this way, users can detect easily the right route and choose the best itinerary according to its length, difficulty and grade. Not to mention the weather forecast service, another useful tool to plan your own trip.
The application of Angel, the biggest island among the ones in San Francisco Bay. This a guide for the tourists who wish to explore the area. Practical information on the facilities and the nearest fountains and about some places symbolizing the history of this marvelous place, today a natural park. Further directions on map to reach the several places of interest, tips about how spending one’s holidays and, in case of problems, a concise manual on how to utilize the application will help you!Ruth is telling us her experience in building her App Angel Island.