Create An Inspiring Mobile Experience

 

Enrich your visitor experience with an interactive app that users can access directly on their cell phones and web-enabled devices. OnCell has an extensive range of options to make your mobile app stunning and unique. Explore some fo the features we offer or peruse inspiring mobile projects created by our clients.

  • Orient Your Visitors

    GPS-enabled mobile phone tours have a location-awareness feature that helps create a custom experience for your visitors and physically guides them around the parks and gardens. Smart street maps integrate with Google® Maps and are ideal for walking tours, biking tours, and driving tours.

  • Gather Valuable Data

    OnCell mobile tour apps deliver valuable real-time analytics about your park visitors and allow you to create surveys for immediate feedback.

  • Provide the Most Current Information

    OnCell provides a unique web app that is updated in real time. Your tourist app is never stale; if something changes or moves, updates to the app are done in real time.

  • Provide Multiple Languages

    Multi-language support allows you to reach more visitors and serve international travelers.

  • Appeal to Many Visitors

    Take advantage of the technology that your tourists are already carrying. OnCell tours work on ANY device with a web browser and can be published as native iPhone® or Android® apps at a fraction of the price of developing one from scratch. No need to worry about what kind of mobile phone your visitor is carrying, OnCell works on them all.

  • Integrate Your Sponsors

    Fund or monetize your app or other projects with sponsorship and advertiser integration, which can be branded directly into your app.

Customer App Examples

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York City, NY, United States

 

 

This interactive mobile app leads visitors on an investigative journey through the museum. In the game, called "Murder at the Met: An American Art Mystery", the mysterious Madame X has been murdered! Sleuths must use their smartphones to explore museum objects and interview suspects and witnesses to discover who the killer was, the weapon that was used, where she was murdered, and why.

This game is an amazing example of the flexibility and power of the OnCell mobile platform. The app won a 2013 Bronze Muse Award in the Games and Augmented Reality category.

Nevada State Museums

Las Vegas, Nevada

 

 

Created to enhance your visitor experience at the Nevada State Museum, this guide helps tell the stories of Nevada's rich heritage. Exhibits and artifacts throughout the museum are featured and are accompanied by audio commentary and transcriptions.

The app also allows users to locate other museums managed by the state of Nevada. It will soon feature tours for those destinations, including, the Nevada State Railroad Museum, Nevada Historical Society, and The Lost City Museum. The app features a custom theme design.

 

NPS Saratoga National Historic Park

Stillwater, NY, United States

 

Saratoga National Historic Park app is custom branded app to achieve the iconic National Park Service look and meet their strict design standards. The self-guided audio tour serves to educate visitors about the pivotal 1777 Battles of Saratoga during the American Revolutionary War.

The app features over 30 points of interest, including images and an audio tour for the battlefield. An additional hiking trail tour provides an immersive soundscape with two distinct paths, one for adults and a student-narrated one for children. Visitors can discover points of interest with location aware GeoAlerts and GPS-enabled maps. Learn more about special OnCell features for NPS.

Texas Historical Commission

Austin, TX, United States

 

The app tells the stories of the musicians, cowboys, and entrepreneurs who shaped the state of Texas. Over 8 tours users can discover hundreds of points of interest using interactive mapping features.  These locations, which feature immersive audio and video interpretation, can be found in multiple locations within The Lone Star State's expansive 268,000 miles.

The app features a custom theme design and is also used to push out custom push notifications to native app users and alert them to news such as new tours or official events.

Texas Time Travel Mobile Tour received a 2016 Interpretive Media Award from the National Association for Interpretation in the Digital Media category.

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway

Dorchester County, Maryland

 

This dramatic audio tour leads you along the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway on Maryland's Eastern Shore. It takes you through landscapes that Tubman knew as a slave and from which she fled as a young woman. Thousands of slaves escaped bondage in years leading up to the Civil War. What made Tubman remarkable was her repeated returns as a fugitive to rescue family and friends.

Traversing 125 miles along the byway, this extensive guided tour app features written directions, a location-aware GPS map, historic imagery, and over 70 beautifully scripted audio pieces with a wide cast of characters and perspectives.

Henry Morrison Flagler Museum

Palm Beach, Florida

 

When it was completed in 1902, the New York Herald proclaimed that Whitehall, Henry Flagler's Gilded Age estate in Palm Beach, was "more wonderful than any palace in Europe, grander and more magnificent than any other private dwelling in the world." Today, Whitehall is a National Historic Landmark and is open to the public as the Flagler Museum.

This official app features a complete audio guide, which includes photos. Visitors can take the full sequential tour or locate points of interest through interactive floor maps or by using the keypad.

Strawbery Banke Museum

Portsmounth, NH, United States

 

Listen to the Landscape is a guided tour through an extraordinary American neighborhood. Witness 400 years of change as you walk through original streetscapes, backyards, and organic gardens.

The app features 29 unique points of interest, with beautiful photographs and fascinating videos that enhance your experience along the way. A captivating musical score brings each location to life. John Forti, Curator of Historic Landscapes at Strawbery Banke Museum, serves as your tour guide along with 15 other guest narrators - ranging from authors to archaeologists.

The app won First Place in the Mobile App category in the New England Museum Association’s 2014 Publication Awards Competition.

Canadian Museum of Nature

Ottawa, Canada

 

The "Nature Trek" app at the Canadian Museum of Nature is designed specifically to engage young visitors. In this creative app, users are encouraged to explore this science museum by themes such as “Gross”, “Bizarre”, or “Ugly”.

The app contains candid video interviews with museum curators and staff – and even includes a “Highlight Tour” of staff favorites around the museum. The app is offered in both French and English.

Newport Historical Society

Newport, Rhode Island

 

The Newport Historical Society app features over fifty points of interest and utilizes GPS-enabled maps to help users locate historical sites in the downtown area of this colonial port. The app allows users to contrast the modern with the old by showing archival images from their collection and providing a historical context for each POI.

The organization not only found sponsorship to help fund their mobile web app, they also initiated a Kickstarter campagin to raise additional funds. They will be using OnCell's platform to add new content over time. OnCell designed a custom theme for this app.

The app won the 2013 Education Award from Preserve Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission.

Cultural Tourism DC

Washington, DC

 

OnCell converted five audio walking tours of downtown Washington DC into a GPS-based mobile web app. Visitors to DC can get off the National Mall and explore some of the lesser-known historic sites around town - no matter what kind of mobile device they own.

Cultural Tourism DC is promoting the app with QR codes around the city. Users can scan the codes and launch the app instantly to learn about where they are standing.