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Mobile Apps For Sochi Olympics
16.12.2013 23:10
Mobile Apps For Sochi Olympics

Korean Samsung Company has developed an application that will be used during the Olympics in Sochi. A new application for smartphones unique in its kind was presented in Sochi, the main purpose of this application is to help the physically challenged people to find the places equipped with the elements of barrier-free environment in Kuban, the press service of the Organizing Committee of  “Sochi- 2014” reports.

      The application developed by the Korean Samsung Company was created on the basis of the increasingly popular “Accessibility Map” Internet project. Within this project any resident of any city in Russia can mark the place with all the conditions for practicing Paralympic sports, as well as urban infrastructure facilities accessible to the physically challenged people. The application will help users to find such information on the Krasnodar Territory. About two thousand of accessible objects - buildings and streets – can be seen on the screens of mobile devices at the moment.

      The App Store has already started to offer several applications for 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The official Sochi 2014 Guide is for anyone planning on visiting Russia for the Games. The free application includes maps, routes, schedules, etc. The tradition of ringing a cowbell to cheer on your home country is now available as an application. With Cowbell 2014 for the Sochi Winter Games, one can wrap the bell with the country’s flag, and select from three unique sounds.

      Sochi 2014 Winter Games Schedule (oCals) makes it easy to import schedules and live results into your iOS Calendar app. A recent update added iOS 7 design support.


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Sochi 2014 Mobile Apps    

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