GPS monitor (cam & map) tourism and travel

Discover city and places for tourism, holiday, vacation, leisure and travel planning.

Webcams.travel is a service designed to offer users, the ability to view live webcams, of the touristic places par excellence; selected from around the world, perhaps with a view to choose the location where to spend your next holiday/vacation (or to discover new places as city). Also it is useful for the next 2 purposes: 1) discover traffic conditions (street, highways and parking) 2) discover meteo/weather condition (sun, rain, snow, sea/beaches, mountains/ski). You can use this service through the website or through a third-party application. GPS monitor is a third-party application that uses the services provided by webcams.travel and allows you to see webcams around the world (with a tabular or map vision). This apps has a pubblic schema uri (click here)

With this travel apps you have a webcam/map with directions (location and route) functions. On a wp8 device you can launch NOKIA HERE DRIVE APPS, NOKIA HERE MAPS APPS, NOKIA HERE TRANSIT APPS, gMaps APPS. You can find point of interest or set d/a point on the drive nagivigator apps (usefull for tourism or to discover restaurant, hotel, shop). You can set your departure and arrival point and then calculate your route. To set the departure point use the left icon (with a flag). To set the arrival point you have two way. 1) On the map HOLD on a point and then TAP “Add new destination”. 2) Through the search button you can find an arrival point in text mode. After you added the d/a points you can tap on the right icon to trace your route on the map. If you tap on the left icon (with a flag) the map will centred to your position, if you tap on the upper panel the map will be centred to arrival position. When you add a destination (in the menu) the apps will show many options among which: route trace details and webcan nearby destination. One show a route from your position to the selected destination the other show a list of webcam nearby the destination selected (see below for more detail). In this way you have a search of webcam function through map gesture. You select a point on a map and and looks if there are any webcam.

In the home page you have also a list with the news, popular, nearby you webcam. You can scroll the lists, if you tap on an a webcam/item, it will be opened a new page with the webcam detail. For every webcam you can show a map with the position, if you wish you can trace a route from your position to the web cam position (the same as above). In this second map the destination position is present then you can not change (as in the first map, when you choose a destination). You can save your preferred webcams in a bookmark list (so you can see later). There is also a list of time lapse video. You can save a webcam photo into your phone’s photo list. If you wish, you can send a route/map by email using bing or google format. There is also a simple compass that show you your current direction. In the detail web cam page you can pin a web cam as tile (on the start screen). The tile show the title and city.

This apps is an new view of the world for tourism, holiday, vacation, leisure and travel planning. Also it is useful if you want discover traffic conditions (city, street, highways, parking) or meteo/weather condition (sun, rain, snow, sea/beaches, mountains/ski) or in general in your free time.

p.s. The video show the old version of the apps (without webcam)

Go to Windows Phone Store – GPS monitor (meteo/weather condition and traffic conditions)

There is also a Windows 8 version