The Thames: London's Crown Jewel
By River Art Productions Ltd
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Explore London’s diamond landmarks with the ‘Royal River’ iPad App.
Officially endorsed by the Thames Diamond Jubilee Foundation.
The user is taken on a multi-media journey along the river, viewing 60 iconic London landmarks along the way to celebrate 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign.
Beginning with the contemporary buildings and modern architecture of Chelsea Harbour and ending with the iconic 126-year-old Tower Bridge, the App navigates the river and its historical surroundings through stunning photographs, narrative text, audio clips, music and video.
The App highlights some of the ‘must see’ sights in London including the well-known Tower of London and Palace of Westminster but also some lesser-known sights including the Physic Gardens and HQS Wellington.
The App has been designed to be engaging, entertaining and educational for people of all ages from all over the world. Whether you’re a Londoner wanting to know some interesting facts about your own city, or a viewer from afar, the App showcases the Thames and its surroundings at its best.
-Easy to navigate with a colourful interactive map of the river that allows you to jump straight to a landmark or chapter
-A visual table of contents for easy browsing through the chapters
-More than 90 stunning full-screen images
-Original and beautiful time lapse videos of the river accompanied by music performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
-Music and audio clips linked to iconic landmarks and famous individuals in London’s history
-Discover the exact locations of the landmarks on a detailed street map
-Find out fun and fascinating little known facts
-Short history and photos of 5 key boats, including the Royal barges that took part in the Diamond Jubilee Pageant on June 3rd 2012
50% of profits from the App will be donated to The Thames Diamond Jubilee Foundation with whom the App was created in collaboration with.
What's New in Version 1.2
New content pages including boats from the pageant and update to current landmarks.
Amazing river app!!!!
So much information and fun to explore. The boats on the river really help to bring it to life. Yannick