An educational amusement park named Vulcania is located in the region of Auvergne volcanoes in France. Going to this amusement park is like a fun trip that reveals the secrets of the earth, explores volcanoes and learns about the forces of nature.
The theme park deployed 160 iBeacons throughout its vast grounds, beacons that help visitors to Vulcania find their way around the complex architecture of the park. The purpose of the officials in placing the beacons for the park is to help the visitors to easily find the various attractions and facilities.
Beacons function as a substitute for GPS signals to create an indoor navigation system.
The Vulcania program also increases visitor numbers throughout the park. This program displays the list of attractions on the screen and determines the closest location to the user’s location and directs the person to the desired location with the shortest waiting time. In addition, visitors can receive coupons and discount notifications. Receive location-based and profile information while waiting in line.
“Users know where they are on the map, select a location and say I want to go here,” explains engineer Joel Mussand. It guides to the selected attraction. As you reach a new location (POI), images change in real-time. This app really fills a basic need!”
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