Living History: Union Station Kansas City
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Experience the stories and history that make the 100 years of Union Station in Kansas City a must-see historical gem in the heart of the City of Fountains.
**In order to activate the app’s video experiences users must be in Union Station Kansas City and locations free of seasonal decor**
As you explore this Kansas City historical landmark, Union Station’s past comes alive through immersive and interactive video reenactments of historical events and celebrity encounters that have occurred there during Union Station’s previous 100 years.
The tales of the past are presented through the use of your camera, allowing you to guide your experience through a unique and personal connection to Union Station’s and Kansas City’s history. Inside these walls, you can:
• Watch a young Walt Disney, a former KC resident, behind the camera
• Earnest Hemingway come to the aide of a fallen man
• 1933 Kansas City Massacre from 2 unique angles.
• Missouri's own Harry S. Truman greet reporters on the campaign trail.
These are just a few of the 10 personalized stories through which Living History puts you in each moment, overlaying what you see through the camera with videos detailing the history you’re standing on.
Capture pictures as it unfolds in front of you and engage others, even if not there with you through your linked social networks. How cool would it be to have taken a picture with Disney or be in the crowd when Hemingway showed how he was larger than life?
Disclaimer: In order to activate the app’s augmented reality experience users must physically be at Union Station Kansas City. Markers within Union Station will aide the user to the proper location to stand to receive the best experience. Your iPhone must have Bluetooth LE enabled.
What's New in Version 1.2
Three stars for the idea, but I tried three different markets and couldn't get it to work. I will try again another time. Maybe it has certain hours of operation...?
Love this app!!!
I love union station, I'm drawn to the building.
I don't think this app is advertised as much as it should be. I know that every time I meet a person in the building I always tell them about this app. No one seems to know what app I am talking about.
My only suggestion is to advertise it more and make the areas you can use the app stand out. People like simple.
- Category: Entertainment
- Updated: Aug 26, 2015
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 59.1 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: VML
- © 2014 VML, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, and iPod touch.