A photo-based journey to the Finnish capital by a local with an emphasize on places near your current location.
Today the app lets you
- Identify what you see in front of you and what is nearby - Find places to visit by browsing the content by topic or on the map - See what the city looked like in the past -- Signe Brander's photos from early 1900's (Helsinki City Museum) -- World War II photos from SA-kuva -- Archive photos from YLE, Society of Swedish Literature in Finland, Sports museum, ... - Includes more than 150 photos already - No internet connection required (once Google Maps has loaded Helsinki map)
Future versions of the app will contain
- Improved coverage of the city with frequent updates - More interesting places and Helsinki stories - Integrations to Helsinki related data like weather, events, timetables - Improved usability and reliability of the app - Improved quality of photographs - Improved visual appearance of the app
This is a multi-year experiment to see what can be achieved when author’s interests photography, travel, Helsinki, history and software development are combined.
Rewritten more responsive user interface.
Experimental Android Wear support for smart watches.