London Eye gets a high-tech upgrade to appeal to tech-savvy tourists

London Eye Pod

The London Eye is a famous landmark in the United Kingdom. It is one of the largest Ferris wheels on the planet and regularly provides tourists with a bird’s eye view of the city below. Visitors to the UK will be able to experience something new when being taken to the top of London in one of the Eye’s pods as each pod will soon be equipped with augmented reality technology. For the next month, the floors of these pods will be fitted with a digital display that shows them…

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QR code campaign to help boost tourism

Michigan is joining the QR craze as the state’s Department of Transportation introduced the codes to their latest edition of maps. A smart phone application is also in development and is scheduled to be released in spring of this year. Dawn Garner, media services manager for the Department, has hopes that the codes and their associated application will encourage tourism to the state. While the physical maps already offer a sleuth of information, the codes are being used to link to interactive counterparts. The online maps will be able to…

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