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Beacons Added To Zoo To Increase Visitor Content

  •, Thursday, April 21, 2016 9:05 AM

Adelaide Zoo claims it will become Australia’s first zoo to introduce enhanced visitor content and experiences through beacon technology. The zoo has partnered with Specialist Apps Company to bring content straight to Bluetooth-enabled devices through iBeacon and eLocker technologies in order to offer visitors access to location-specific information about its animals and conservation work. The iBeacons will be used to trigger messages on visitor devices, alerting them to points of interest around the zoo and providing interesting and practical information such as species facts, the location of the closest facilities and educational tools. Visitors will be able to download an App and then access a range of experiences at different locations around the Zoo through their Apple or Android device.

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