Create your own visitor guide apps

  • You control your own content
  • No coding required
  • Trigger content using iBeacons or GPS coordinates

Great for events and conferences

  • Help your delegates find their way around
  • Maintain a live schedule of events
  • Show delegates where events are happening

Applications

Bess of Hardwick, Situate

Visitor Guides

Incorporate video, audio, images, floor plans and maps into a digital visitor guide app. Keep it up to date using the online CMS.

Bess of Hardwick, Situate

Audio Guides

Create new audio guides, or adapt an existing audio tour. Situate works offline so there are no problems streaming content. 

Bess of Hardwick, Situate

Walking Trails

Great for walking tours. Create trail maps, and trigger content when users come within a specified radius of a GPS hot spot. 

Events Apps

Events

Help visitors orientate around an unfamiliar location and provide timetables and details. Send notifications to users at the event.

Features

Works Offline

Content is downloaded to the user’s device and thereafter doesn’t require an internet connection to work. 

Indefinite App Lifetime

You keep the content up to date and we make sure the technology stays compatible with new operating system versions and devices.

Trigger Content

Content is triggered by location triggers - which can be GPS,  Bluetooth Beacons or NFC.

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Visitor Flow Data

The app captures location data that provides a rich picture of how visitors are using the venue.

Versions

Create versions of your app for different audiences: languages, visitors with accessibility needs, different themes.

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Broadcast Messages

Send announcements to users who have installed your app – even targeting visitors currently in your venue.

Situate in Action

Blackpool Showtown

Blackpool Showtown

Blackpool’s brand new museum
opened in 2024 and showcases
the very best of the seaside, magic,
circus, illuminations, shows and
dance.

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Museum of Stories: Bury Park

Museum of Stories: Bury Park

This app contains twelve mini
audio dramas inspired by people’s
experiences of Bury Park in Luton.
Each story is connected to a
location where it actually happened.

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PedalAid

PedalAid

PedalAid was commissioned by Isle of Wight Council to encourage cycling and support local charities.

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Woodland Trust

Woodland Trust

We have created several walking trail apps with audio commentaries for the Woodland Trust in England and Scotland.

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Download the Situate App

Situate screenshots

The Situate app is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. It is free to download. Any app that you create using the Situate Admin Tool will automatically appear in the Situate App. Optionally, you can publish your app as a standalone app under its own name in the app stores.

Find Situate on the Apple App Store
Find Situate on Google Play

Situate allows me as Creative Director to add another layer to the viewer’s experience of gallery visits. Situate is both there and not there and allows viewers the option to access additional information without it being imposed upon them and allows curators to reveal another layer without having to be be literal or interpretive.

John Clark

Creative Director, Bank Street Arts

iBeacon Technology

You do not need iBeacons in order to offer Situate to your visitors. Without iBeacons visitors can manually navigate through your content. However, iBeacons add that element of ‘magic’. Visitors are automatically shown relevant content as they move around your physical space.

The iBeacon hardware is very simple to install. There is no requirement for any wiring, external power or network/wi-fi connection. Simply stick them to the wall or ceiling – and just twist to remove.

Holding an estimate iBeacon and positioning in a gallery

Give Situate a Try!

Do you want to explore further and see if Situate is a good fit for you? Tell us about your project and we will be delighted to set you up with an app to try out Situate's capabilities.