This location based services application offers a unique range of multimedia information about & around the famous "fairytale king" Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845-1886). The application includes fascinating augmented reality features like 3D pattern recognition, where digital objects appear on the iPhone screen on location and in real time. As an indispensable guide to the palaces, castles and all the events in the life of Ludwig II, this app is an absolute must-have for all Ludwig admirers and for tourists who take an interest in substantial historical information while "walking in the footsteps of the fairytale king." Almost all the app features are available offline as well.
The virtual app Ludwig II. - Walking the Footsteps of the Fairytale King can be found free of charge in the Apple iTunes Store for iPhones. It is available in german as well as in english. All features - with the exception of the MapView - can be used without connection to the internet.
A reduced version of the content of this app is a available as a channel for the gratis augmented reality browsers junaio, Layar and Wikitude for Android, iOS, Symbian OS, BlackBerry7 and Bada. under the keyword Ludwig II.
The app Ludwig II. - Walking the Footsteps of the Fairytale King is a joint service provided by the Bavarian State Library and the Bavarian Administration of State-Owned Palaces, Gardens and Lakes (Palace Department). The technical development was headed by Bokowsky + Laymann Marketing in Computer-Mediated Environments.
The content of this app was decisvely fashioned by employees of the Palace Department as well as the teams of the Bavarian Regional Library Online and the Munich Digitization Center (MDZ). Many pictorial objects of the Bavarian State Library - including very rare photographs and illustrations - were digitised for this project.
Zuletzt aktualisiert: 21. Oktober 2011