Orbster Outdoor Edutainment

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Orbster Outdoor Edutainment

  1. 1. “Outdoor Edutainment” for Childhelpline Workshop Athens November 2009
  2. 2. Agenda • Introducing GPS Mission • Location-based services / entertainment • Examples of edutainment • location based advertising •Activities: • Go on a GPS Mission in Athen • Create the first Childhelpline Mission in your town • Discussion
  3. 3. Orbster – company overview • Developer of location based games for GPS-enabled phones • Based in Munich and Karlsruhe, Germany • 7HC • Started GPS Mission in may 2008 • Vision: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUO HfVXkUaI
  4. 4. „Location-based“ is now – the hardware is available (and popular) Growth of GPS mobiles worldwide
  5. 5. GPS Mission – the leading platform for location-based games • Worldwide location based gaming community with 75.000 registered users • First worldwide playable location-based Game for the iPhone. Started12/08 • GPS Missions can be played in over 70 countries to date • Winner of the Mobile Peer Awards 2009 (Audience Award), Winner Galileo Masters 2008 (Special Prize Games), Finalist Navteq Global LBS Challenge 2008. • Pocketgamer: “One of the Top 20 Free Games for the iPhone”.
  6. 6. GPS Mission – create and play location-based games Create! Play!
  7. 7. GPS Mission „Photo-Safari Berlin“ Wherever you are... ...switch on your GPS mobile phone – and start your mission.
  8. 8. GPS Mission „Photo-Safari Berlin“ Your GPS mobile guides you from one challenge to the next.
  9. 9. GPS Missions are created in over 70 countries so far
  10. 10. Creating GPS games is easy!
  11. 11. GPS Mission - Examples
  12. 12. It„s a game platform: Easy to integrate – look & feel can be adapted
  13. 13. Missions created by our players Pervasive gaming in St. Louis http://www.thewaytheirworldended.com/
  14. 14. Motivations to play GPS Mission Playful exploring! Way marking! Show where you„ve been!
  15. 15. GPS Mission on Facebook – Show your friends where you are and what you play – live on a map
  16. 16. Active players between 14 and 40. York, UK Tampa, FL Limoges, France Hatfield, UK London, UK Daytona Beach, FL Munich, Germany NYC Garmisch, Germany Riga, Latvia London, UK
  17. 17. GPS Mission player: 14 - 40 years, tendious male, love mobile phones
  18. 18. Erste Münchener MEGAMISSION, 01.03.2009, Marienplatz http://www.myvideo.de/watch/6077379/GPS_Megamission_Muenchen
  19. 19. Next step for GPS Mission: Multiplayer gaming in the real world
  20. 20. Ghost Patrol: First premium game on GPS Mission
  21. 21. The first MMOG which will be extended to the real world
  22. 22. Players will be always connected with the Dark Orbit online game
  23. 23. Settlers of Catan - Worldwide GPS Game in 2010
  24. 24. Settlers of Catan - The real world will be the playground The real world, where the players live …and a Settlers of Catan ressources and play, … map… „Sie sind in Hamburg“ „Verfügbarer Rohstoff: Erz.“ „75m nördlich steht Deine Erzmine Nr. 4“ … will be merged by the Orbster Game A new location-based game adventure Server. for gps-enabled phones arises.
  25. 25. Edutainment games on GPS Mission
  26. 26. GPS Mission – playable city histories
  27. 27. 60 years BRD – 60 missions to explore Germany with your mobile phone
  28. 28. GPS Mission – 60 years BRD
  29. 29. 1964 plays in Cologne A time travel back to the year 1964. At the train station in Cologne Deutz, the one millionth foreign worker is expected to arrive. The guy from Portugal has no glu…
  30. 30. 1964 plays in Cologne
  31. 31. US state capitals (usa.gpsmission.com)
  32. 32. Galileo Handy Schatzsuche on ProSieben
  33. 33. Thank you for your interest! Georg Broxtermann Orbster GmbH +49-151-14977665 georg.broxtermann@orbster.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TohZfmFp znE

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