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“I want all our visitors to have an interpretive experience with a ranger while they walk outside exploring the site. When I heard about the GPS Ranger, I knew I had to get it for my visitors.”
"I think this is one of the coolest new travel tools I have seen!"
“It’s a whole new way to experience the Zoo. It’s like having a team of zookeepers taking you on a tour.”
“The GPS Ranger is a great way to get to know your national park.”
"...We chose the GPS Ranger tour guide system because it delivers information based on location and provides interactive maps - features that are ideal for a byways tour. The video content will be fun, engaging and educational: exactly what we were hoping to offer!"
“The Zoo Ranger fits your time and schedule. Nothing can replace the personal nature of the zookeeper talks but this is the next best thing. The technology is very current; It is easy for staff to update and easy for visitors to access the content.”
"...The GPS Ranger tour guide system was a natural choice as it lets travelers enjoy the route in their own vehicles at their own pace, but can deliver consistent messaging complete with photos, back stories, and information about what to see and do!"
“The Cal Poly GPS Ranger Campus Tour is a wonderful tool to support our integrated marketing efforts for our prospective student audience. This tour experience can still remain 'student led’ with the added benefit of being self-paced and completely adaptable to the needs and desires of our campus visitors. We are excited about taking our visitors’ experience to the next level with this technology.”
"…This is a revolutionary application that will change the face of guided tours at large by enabling users to go through the guided visits at their own pace, stopping to learn more about special interest topics as they please."
“We are excited to introduce the first GPS Ranger tour in British Columbia, as well as all of Canada. I was very pleased with the entire tour development process. BarZ Adventures’ Production team works efficiently and was able to create well researched scripts, find great local talent and film tour footage all with minimal demands on my time. The finished tour is fun and educational – I can’t wait to start offering it to our visitors! BarZ Adventures also provided a stellar installation team for getting the tour system up and running on-location. They were friendly and comprehensive; they tested, modified and retested GPS coordinates rigorously to ensure that my tour will perform exactly how it was envisioned!”
"This reminds me of my experience at the 1968 Hemisphere Fair in San Antonio, where such a device was showcased as a ’future toy,’. We are one step closer to an even playing field where communications access is concerned."
“With Austin’s reputation as a hub for innovation and technology, we’re proud to offer the cutting-edge GPS Ranger tour. The tour lends itself nicely to both leisure and business travelers, as visitors can explore the city at their own pace, on their own or with a group, stopping to learn more about the sites that pique their specific interests. As part of our commitment to providing the best services and amenities possible for all visitors, we are especially excited to offer the American Sign Language tour. The GPS Ranger allows deaf and hard of hearing visitors to experience Austin with the assistance of a personal guide who details the city’s rich history and signature attractions in American Sign Language.”
“When we were first approached by BarZ Adventures to supply sign language content for the Austin walking tour, we immediately understood the implications and opportunities this cutting-edge device could offer our deaf and hard of hearing consumers. We are excited to partner with such an innovative organization that clearly understands the need to provide equal access for all people — regardless of their ability to hear — and look forward to developing future sign language tours for venues across America.”
“The GPS Ranger has been so successful in telling the story of Fort Worth to its visitors. When Stockyards Station gave the Texas Trail of Fame the opportunity to utilize the GPS Ranger system located in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District it allowed the Trail to share so much more information with our visitors about the people inducted into our public monument. The deeds of the men, women and some animals shaped and contributed to the preservation of the Western Way of Life. It’s nice to be able to share stories about each inductee through such an innovative technology.”
“It’s amazing! At predetermined GPS points in the park, Zoo Ranger automatically triggers. As you’re walking past the snow leopard exhibit – ding – the device starts up and guests can learn even more about these amazing creatures and how we care for them.”
“The fusion of this cutting-edge technology with antique photographs, modern digital images and time-honoured stories delivers a state-of-the-art tour experience. It allows new and repeat visitors to explore and discover the Southernmost City at leisure and on their own. We are delighted with the results and feedback from our guests. Our guest demographics are very diverse with the young and old both participating in this exciting and dynamic tour… This is truly a 21st century way to tour, explore and discover!”
“We are a park rich in history, spectacular vistas and geologic wonders. The GPS Ranger tour provides each visitor the opportunity to carry detailed and site specific information about the park in the palm of their hand. It offers a unique way for our visitors to experience the park. The format can easily be tailored to fit the amount of time they have and to learn about the topics they are most interested in.”