UH Walking Tours is an audio and photographic guide to significant locations at the University of Houston for your mobile device. This web application uses GPS to detect your location on campus. Discover UH history, culture and traditions as you walk through campus by viewing photos and listening to the audio at each stop.
UH Walking Tours is a product developed collaboratively between the UH Libraries' Web Services and Digital Services departments, UH Web Technologies and Admissions.
Scripts were read by Marisa Ramirez. Historical images provided by the UH Libraries' Digital Library.
The UH Walking Tours web application was deployed in April 2012 and works across a wide range of mobile devices. UH Walking Tours was built on the jQuery Mobile platform, exploits the Google Maps API and utilizes custom UH campus map overlays.
Device support includes the Apple iPhone, iPad and Android-based smartphones and tablets.