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An Application for Geosciences Communication by Smartphones and Tablets

  • Emmanuel Reynard
  • Christian Kaiser
  • Simon Martin
  • Géraldine Regolini
Conference paper

Abstract

Urban areas are interesting places for developing geotourism because of a large audience and connections with other forms of cultural tourism. The presence of very good communication infrastructures allows the development of geotourism products using smartphone and tablet technologies. This paper presents the objectives, the procedure for choosing and organizing the content, and the technical aspects of the GeoGuide, an application developed in the city of Lausanne (Switzerland).

Keywords

Geotourism Geoheritage Education Smartphone 

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Emmanuel Reynard
    • 1
  • Christian Kaiser
    • 1
  • Simon Martin
    • 2
  • Géraldine Regolini
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Geography and Sustainability, University of LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Relief (Private Company)AigleSwitzerland

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