New Kickstarter Projects Aims To Make Google Glass The Ultimate Tour Guide

TechCrunch

The real potential of Google Glass involves making it possible to receive contextually relevant information on the go, without having to pull a phone out of a pocket or do much else to gather it. A new Kickstarter project from South African tourism software startup Tourism Radio makes perfect sense in that context, as it aims to liberate pocket guides from the pocket entirely with the help of Glass.

Tourism Radio already makes a series of apps for smartphones, including both iOS and Android devices, covering over 20 cities worldwide in a number of different languages. The startup has also worked with Renault and Land Rover to create in-car audio guides for tourists, so it has a significant amount of experience to build on. A lot of the content work is already in place as a result, making adapting said content to Google Glass the biggest challenge for this new…

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