LONDON, UK: last 6 November Historvius released the new app Roman Ruins HD, offering a ground-breaking innovative way to virtually explore the very best Roman ruins in the world while providing a rich, visual tour of incredible Roman landmarks. The app allows people to discover hundreds of Roman sites and to virtually explore the length & breadth of the Roman Empire.
Utilising the iPad’s gyroscope control, fused with a ground-breaking integration of Google Street View, Roman Ruins HD opens a virtual window to the Roman world. This trailblazing functionality combines with expert guides to more than 350 Roman sites and over 1500 high quality images, to let people discover the very best remnants from ancient Rome, from world famous landmarks to obscure hidden gems.
“This app brings a revolution to the way in which we explore our world – said Mike Lewis, Historvius CEO. “By pioneering a state-of-the-art interactive experience, it allows us to travel virtually through a multitude of stunning Roman wonders, making it simple and practical to discover these fascinating ancient places. It sets a precedent that highlights how effectively technology is changing the very concept of travel and discovery as we know it”.
Users can explore by country, category, gallery or via the interactive map. Collections include guides to the very best surviving Roman amphitheatres, temples, forts, aqueducts, theatres, baths, underground sites and many more. The app contains guides to the best-preserved Roman ruins, editor’s choices and a top ten list. It’s even possible to explore the life of Julius Caesar, following in the very footsteps of this famous Roman leader.
Roman Ruins HD for iPad is available now in the App Store.
Historvius is the world’s leading online guide to historical places. Run by history enthusiasts who are passionate about the web, it provides a professional community-led directory of the world’s historic sites, offering both inspiration and a practical guide to discovery.
To find out more, visit www.historvius.com