Free App “Sound Trip” Tokyo Navigator for iPhone and iPod Touch
ROBOT Communications Inc. released iPhone app "Sound Trip", a specially selected course guide of central Tokyo. It's now available in four languages on iPhone app store.
Read on for details and pics.
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Menu. Bars, clubs, parks and other hip places chosen by Tokyoites are introduced.
Map. The GPS system will determine your actual location and alert you by a ring tone when you get reception to a hot spot for the SOUND. The SOUND will provide you with specific local guide information accompanied by the most suitable music.
The app also includes photos and introductory essays.
There are English, Japanese, Korean and Chinese version. Maps are in English, sentences / sound are provided in each language. The English edition is available here(link to app store). Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch. Requires iPhone OS 2.2.1 or later.
The guide only covers Ebisu, Shibuya, Harajuku and Roppongi area for now, but various new places will be updated gradually. They're also planning on Kyoto and Osaka version. Future collaboration with companies, musicians and other applications are also planned.
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