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Listen – GPS Audio Tour Guide app


Posted on February 2nd, by admin in Digital Interpretation. No Comments

Listen – GPS Audio Tour Guide app

Listen to awesome location-aware audio tours

Listen is a hands- and screen-free audio storytelling experience.

Listen knows exactly where you are and serves up audio exactly when you need it.

Listen frees up listeners to become more aware of their surroundings and immerse themselves in the experience.

“I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” Ernest Hemingway

Press play, put the screen away and just listen.

Listen is available for iOS and Android. It uses geo-location to track the device’s precise location. When the listener enters a trigger zone audio will play automatically. Using creative storytelling we can guide visitors along a trail highlighting points of interest as they appear to the listener – call it real-time surprise. For example, “See that bench just up on your left? Why not take a seat for a while and I’ll tell you a tale about the man who made his home in these woods.”

Because the app knows where you are it will only tell you things relevant to that place. The app keeps pace with you. Just listen.

Case studies

Listen is a cost-effective GPS-triggered guide walking tour guide system designed for location based audio entertainment for visitors on foot, wheels, rails or water. It is designed for durability and ease-of-use.

Don Valley Way walks – for visitors on foot

screenshots of DVW Way audio trails app with view of Don River in background

Enjoy nine audio trails along the Don Valley with the DVW Way audio trails app

The Don Catchment River Trust use our Listen app to allow visitors to listen to discover and follow nine wonderful audio trails along sections of the Don Valley Way in South Yorkshire. Read more.

New Forest Tours – a solution for tour operators

New Forest Tour

New Forest Tour

The New Forest National Park Authority use Listen to play audio commentary over the PA systems of their fleet of New Forest Tour buses. There are three tours to choose from. The app is simple to set up and operates without any further intervention from the driver, so they can keep their eyes on the road.

Read more and learn why the New Forest National Park Authority chose our app to provide a robust commentary solution.

Listen is an ideal audio tour guide for buses, coaches, trains and boats.


Please get in touch to learn more about Listen, our GPS Audio Tour Guide app software.


Places and Trails multimedia location-aware app platform

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Our Places and Trails app software (web and native) is the gold standard for GPS-triggered multimedia apps. It has been specifically designed to encourage exploration of the countryside, heritage sites and tourist attractions. Read more…


Listen works in a very similar way to the Detour app, but costs just a fraction of the price.





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