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Mobile Explorer®

App Overview

Mobile Explorer® showcases the best examples of the variety of trails and tours we have produced as part of our extensive portfolio of location based apps. This app features the content from various projects which are all available as standalone apps. The apps and locations featured in this app are shown below:

Tours from the following standalone apps

• Coalhouse Fort Park
• Travel Thurrock
• Nene Valley Country Park
• ReaLondon

All of the above apps are available to download from our core website at The features currently available include, but are not limited to :


  • Location based multimedia content

    Audio-visual content is played automatically, triggered by your location.

  • Stops AND POI's

    Differentiate your content with triggered stops and static Points of Interest.

  • Background Mode (only for devices that support multi-tasking)

    This application is able to trigger stops and play content while in the background.
    Please be aware: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

  • Realtime Travel Info

    Bus Stops and train times in REALTIME - incorporating GPS data from buses when available.

View all the apps available on our website.


The tour list

To start your tour, simply click on the item in the list. This will bring you to the tour screen.

If you would like to see more details about the tour, click on the blue ‘Details’ icon.


In the tour

The ‘Tour Map’ displays a map with zoom-option, that shows all the stops available.

Click the ‘Locate’ button next to the zoom buttons on the top, to locate yourself. Please note: Your own location will only be visible when you are located inside the map area and whilst GPS is turned on.

Start your walk, you will automatically be notified when you enter a stop. You can then choose to play the stop content, or view the stop information.

Hint: You can opt to play all the content automatically by switching the ‘Autoplay’ setting to ON in Settings.

You can play the content of each stop manually, by clicking on the relevant stop icon on the map or by switching to the ‘Stop List’, which displays all the stops in a searchable list.

Hint: To safe battery life, put your iPhone / iPod Touch in your pocket in between stops, when you are not playing any stop content. The screen will automatically switch off, whilst keeping the application running.


Tour details

This screen shows more detailed information about a tour.

You can start the tour.

Clicking on the ‘Location’ tab, will show you the tour on Google Maps.



The content of a stop is played automatically when triggered by your location.


Switch GPS off if you want to safe battery life when browsing the tours off-site.


Plays a notification sound when a stop is triggered (only when ‘Autoplay’ is set to OFF).


The iPhone vibrates when a stop is triggered (only when ‘Autoplay’ is set to OFF).

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