MULTIMEDIA PLATFORM FOR MOBILE TOURIST GUIDANCE AND SERVICES IN THE CITIES OF UBEDA AND BAEZA (SPAIN)

Damian Martínez Muñoz, Nicolás Ruíz Reyes, Pedro Vera Candeas, Luis Alcántara García

Abstract

In this paper we describe an innovative multimedia system that has been installed in the Spanish cities of Ubeda and Baeza whose Renaissance monumental ensembles has been declared World Heritage by UNESCO. The system offers an advanced information service and tourist guide to the visitors, and ensures that every tourist, just carrying an appropriate commercial mobile phone, gets the right information to enjoy and make the most of his visit in town in a personal manner. The service offered by the system to the user is proactive and personalized, taking into account the specific circumstances affecting each user: exact location, track followed, time and date, mobile terminal employed, etc. The user carries a personal device that becomes a new interface between him or her and the surroundings. The platform detects the presence of the user when he or she gets close to specifically determined location points. As a function of the users’ context (location, time, track, etc.), the system sends them personalized relevant information. This project has been funded by the “Ciudades Digitales” Program of the Ministry of Industry, Junta de Andalucía, Diputación de Jaén and the City Councils of both cities.

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in Harvard Style

Martínez Muñoz D., Ruíz Reyes N., Vera Candeas P. and Alcántara García L. (2009). MULTIMEDIA PLATFORM FOR MOBILE TOURIST GUIDANCE AND SERVICES IN THE CITIES OF UBEDA AND BAEZA (SPAIN) . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2009) ISBN 978-989-674-008-5, pages 161-167. DOI: 10.5220/0002188901610167


in Bibtex Style

@conference{winsys09,
author={Damian Martínez Muñoz and Nicolás Ruíz Reyes and Pedro Vera Candeas and Luis Alcántara García},
title={MULTIMEDIA PLATFORM FOR MOBILE TOURIST GUIDANCE AND SERVICES IN THE CITIES OF UBEDA AND BAEZA (SPAIN)},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={161-167},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002188901610167},
isbn={978-989-674-008-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2009)
TI - MULTIMEDIA PLATFORM FOR MOBILE TOURIST GUIDANCE AND SERVICES IN THE CITIES OF UBEDA AND BAEZA (SPAIN)
SN - 978-989-674-008-5
AU - Martínez Muñoz D.
AU - Ruíz Reyes N.
AU - Vera Candeas P.
AU - Alcántara García L.
PY - 2009
SP - 161
EP - 167
DO - 10.5220/0002188901610167