Hello Everyone, Welcome to join with us. We are senior year student from Computer Engineering, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi. Interactive Location-based System for Tourist Attraction is our senior project. This blog has telling from the first to finish project. About project We will develop the interactive toy and android mobile application to help people and kids learned from the museum, the exhibition or ancient. They will obtain not only enjoyment but also knowledge.
Interactive Location-based System for Tourist attraction is a system that used in museums, exhibitions, or tourist attractions. This project aim to help kids with learning and help parent participating the kids’ activities. We use Thai Health Promotion Foundation as the pilot site. This project will give the knowledge and information of each sculpture in the site.
This project consists of two parts, which are interactive toy and Android application. Near field communication (NFC) is used for transferring the data between NFC tag with interactive toy and android application. Parent and kids can bring an interactive toy or android smartphone to touch with and NFC tag. The interactive toy will tell kids a story or direction and the smartphone will show information associated with the tag.
An interactive toy can speak two languages (Thai and English). The toy has the information of sculptures in its memory. Android Application have three features; First Android application has NFC reader to read NFC tag , Second Show information of each place, the last one is Rally game, which has check-points around tourist attraction that allows user to check-in.
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)
126 Pracha Uthit Rd., Bang Mod, Thung Khru, Bangkok 10140, Thailand