HearPlanet is honored to have been selected as the sole US representative to the World Summit Awards 2010 for Tourism and Culture.

Nomination criteria included:

  • Bring cultural heritage to mobile platforms
  • Demonstrate valuable cultural assets clearly and informatively
  • Use state-of-the-art mobile technology
  • Provide guides to the diversity of cultures, sites and objects
  • Enable travelers’ to find attractions, be informed and enlightened
  • Enable travelers’ to enjoy safe travel and have access to up-to-date information
  • Enhance intermodal use of public transport
  • Support orientation in cities and countryside
  • Allow the hotel industry to address customers
  • Provide new perspectives on the space around us
  • Use maps and navigation-based content

Additional criteria that HearPlanet was hand picked for include:

  • Cultural diversity and identity
  • Creation of varied information content
  • Digitalization of educational, scientific and cultural heritage content
  • Benefits that are accessible and meaningful for all humanity
  • and Raising public awareness

For more information go to the World Summit Awards Website