Location-aware service delivers immersive audio experiences at historical sites

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Hard on the heels of our story about Tagwhat’s “Great Stories at Places” mobile app comes word of another similar contender. Specifically targeting tourists, French Liberty Guide taps GPS-enabled smartphones to deliver an immersive audio experience that brings historical attractions to life. Traditional audio guides are one way to convey information about heritage sites, but they can be restrictive and overwhelming. Liberty Guide, on the other hand, offers a flexible and open alternative. Users simply indicate what topics they're interested in and how much time they want to spend on a particular experience. They then don a phone-connected headset and…

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