intexsoft team

Mobile application for the State Hermitage museum

The State Hermitage Museum is the greatest representative of world museums attracting thousands of tourists every day. It was critical for it to create a modern mobile application to provide online excursions through exhibit rooms and give interesting information about museum pieces. IntexSoft team developed a mobile application for devices on Android platform. The user observes collections of famous Russian museum Hermitage and accomplishes virtual tour round its halls. The application contains basic information about the museum (history, ticket cost, location map, working hours, help, interactive map with halls descriptions, etc.). Module "Additions store" assists the user to obtain art collections, manage the list of downloaded/purchased addings. The program contains adverticement, exhibitions and museum news. The user shares best masterpieces in social networks or sends per e-mail.

Key features:

  • Information about museum. The application contains general information about museum: history, ticket cost, location map, working hours, help, interactive map. The system plots a route from real user location to the museum on the map.
  • Additions purchase. The application allows the user to get optionals (collections, galeries etc.).
  • Acquaintance with museum news. The user observes exhibitions and museum news.
  • Masterpices catalog review. The application provides the user with museum masterpieces. Exhibits are splitted in the catalog into cathegories to assist user search.
  • Collections review. The collection is a subject content selection for certain museum hall. Each collection contains subject exhibits, hall pictures, its prospect, location on the map.

Key technologies:

Java, XML/HTML/XSLT, Android SDK.