Tour guide system as an app
- we extend the beta test until the end of november -

THE NEW DIMENSION OF GUIDED TOURS


Tired of being tied down to hardware? ELYSIUM tgs is the solution. Not only does it offer unlimited range, its ability to be used worldwide makes it a serious choice for  maximum productivity.

With over 20 years of experience in the world of group tours, we have developed an app that is a tour guide system. ELYSIUM tgs is the world's first app to offer all the common functions of a  tour guide system in a smartphone environment.

Helpful features such as dialogue and guide-me-home functions are included. Benefit from additional practical functions and turn your tour into a digital experience.

On this page we answer the most important questions about the app, how the license model works or how you can get a quick overview as a guide about the app. Register here for the free beta test. The test runs until the end of November 2019.

HOW to - beta test

1. Sign up for the free beta test with the form below

2. You will receive your login data as a guide which you must confirm.

 

 

3. From receipt of your login data, you can test the app in full for 8 weeks -with unlimited number of 24h-licences.

4. Download the app in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. It's even easier if you download the app directly to the desired smartphone via the displayed QR code above. You will automatically can be forwarded to the store. Guide and guest use the same app.

 

 

5. In order to give you a quick insight into the handling and functions of ELYSIUM tgs, we have created a  user manual.

Your advantages

  • hugely reduced costs 
  • minimal organisation required
  • only your actual usage is charged
  • no empty freight runs or transport costs
  • Available worldwide 24/7
  • No need to hand out, collect or charge devices
  • Unlimited group sizes
  • Unlimited co-guides
  • Guide and guests use the same app - free for downloading
  • No additional registration process for the guest

Quick start as guide

FAQ´s

What is the data consumption of ELYSIUM tgs?

This depends on how intensively and with which functions the app is used. Currently we have been able to calculate a consumption of 20 MB per hour. For comparison: One minute of music streaming consumes 2 MB. A Youtube video stream consumes 2-8 MB per minute.

Can ELYSIUM tgs also be used without Internet?

No. In contrast to classic hardware, ELYSIUM tgs uses the mobile Internet or WiFi for data transmission. The advantage is that you are spared local interference from other groups: So you can use the app worldwide.

If your guests do not want to use a SIM card abroad, there is the option of a mobile router. Currently, up to 32 guests can access the mobile Internet for this purpose. Only one SIM card is required for the router. 

How many groups are possible at the same time?

One guide serves one group. In your later administration interface you can create as many guides as you like and serve as many groups as you like at the same time.

What is the range with ELYSIUM tgs?

In theory, the range is unlimited, since the data transmission works over the mobile Internet. The basic principle is comparable to conventional telephony. In order not to lose anyone in the group, we have integrated the distance warning.

Can the guide also use an external microphone?

Yes, in principle any microphone can be connected with suitable plug. Bluetooth headsets can also be used.

What are the system requirements for smartphones?

For iOS (Apple) at least version 9.5 or newer is required. For Android devices at least version 4.4 is required. The newer the smartphone, the better the app performance and the more accurate the GPS.

Must the guest use special headphones?

No. The guest can use the headphones, which are included with every smartphone. Bluetooth headphones can of course also be used here.

What if my guests don't have their own smartphone?

In this case, we recommend renting smartphones. These are available for around €100 and only need to have the app installed and an internet connection via W-Lan or SIM card.


licence models

How to use Long Term Licences?

In the choosen time period the licences can be used multiple times by different groups one after another. After one group is finished and deleted by the guide, the licences are free to use.

For the choosen time period you can guide as many groups as you want, as long as the groupsize does not surpass 10 guests.

Example: 10 long term licences for 1 month



Sample calculation:

1 long term licence for 1 month: 8,99 €
10
long term licences for 1 month: 89,90 €

You pay 89,90€ for one month for an unlimited number of guided tours, as long as the group does not consist of more than 10 people.

 

 

 

How to use Short Term Licences?

In this 24h-time period the licences can be used once by one guest. After the group is deleted by the guide, the licences are expired and can not be reused.



Example: 10 short term licences for 10 guests, for 24 hours



Sample calculcation:

1 short term licence for 24h: 1,00 € (without bulk discount)
10 short term licences for 24h: 10,00 €

10,00 € for 1 tour for 24 h.

 

You can also mix long term and short term licenses within a group.

Example: You have 10 long-term licenses and unexpectedly another guest wants to join your group. This guest uses a short-term license for 1,00 € for 24h.


Licences - the perfect solution for every budget

To make the best use of your budget, we offer you a range of licence models - starting at as little as €0.17 per licence per day.
You can also combine short term and long term licences if you wish. Please note that the following prices are preliminary and may change.

Long term licence

Save money! Buy licences valid for 1 week, 1, 3, 9 or 12 months and choose the date from which the licences are activated for the displayed duration.

1 Week

for €4.99 per licence = €0.71 per day

1 Month

for €8.99 per licence = €0.30 per day

3 Months

for €24.99 per licence = €0.28 per day

9 Months

for €49.99 per licence = €0.19 per day

12 Months

for €59.99 per licence = €0.17 per day

Short term licence (24 h)

Stay flexible! You won’t be tied to licence periods here. Buy the required quantity - valid indefinitely. The short time licences run max. 24 hours starting from the moment of group formation or until the group will be disabled by the guide.

1 - 100
licences

for €1.00 per licence

101 - 250 licences

for €0.95 per licence
- 5% discount

251 - 500 licences

for €0.90 per licence
- 10% discount

501 - 1,000 licences

for €0.85 per licence
- 15% discount

1,000 - 5,000 licences

for €0.80 per licence
- 20% discount

FEATURES

Tour Guide functions

Voice transfer from guide to guest

Live voice transfer from device to device via mobile internet or Wi-Fi

Integration of additional / local guide / co-guide

Tourist guide can integrate and / or transfer the group to a local guide temporarily

Dialogue function

Guests can ask live questions via App. Question will be streamed live to all group members. Guide needs to activate dialogue function beforehand.

Group management

Distance warning

Warning signal for guests as soon as maximum distance to guide is exceeded. Guide can set maximum distance.

GPS Tracking

Location of group members will be shown on guide’s device

Guide me home

Guide can set GPS location for next meeting point. Guests can get navigation to this location.

Comfort

Messaging

Guide can send text messages to group

Metering

Guide will be shown distance to each group member listed in tabular form

Sign up for the free test

Sign up for the free beta test with the form below. For questions or suggestions about the app, please send us an email at elysium-tgs@bmsaudio.com.

 

 

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