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''Since the start of the company, Qiito aims to provide a holistic package for all avid travelers, enabling them to have a hassle-free and memory experience. With the features available in their current website, users can easily browse through interesting trips and places the community have been to and create their own unique trip details. To preserve every trip memories, Qiito also aims to provide a platform to allow users to share their experiences through the photos taken during their trip. ''
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Since the start of the company, Qiito aims to provide a holistic package for all avid travelers, enabling them to have a hassle-free and memory experience. With the features available in their current website, users can easily browse through interesting trips and places the community have been to and create their own unique trip details. To preserve every trip memories, Qiito also aims to provide a platform to allow users to share their experiences through the photos taken during their trip.  
  
  
''In the recent year, Qiito has successfully launched their website and has garnered a substantial number of users in their database. As the list grows continuously, a critical issue also starts to surface. Many of their users are currently viewing their website via their mobile phone. To enable the users a better user experience while making use of their website, Qiito has created a mobile web version of their site.''
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In the recent year, Qiito has successfully launched their website and has garnered a substantial number of users in their database. As the list grows continuously, a critical issue also starts to surface. Many of their users are currently viewing their website via their mobile phone. To enable the users a better user experience while making use of their website, Qiito has created a mobile web version of their site.
  
  
''It was then that Qiito realize the opportunities available in a mobile application. Thus, our group is invited to help them create a mobile application for them and to explore the possible avenues within a native application that enable the enhancement of the experience users can have.
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It was then that Qiito realize the opportunities available in a mobile application. Thus, our group is invited to help them create a mobile application for them and to explore the possible avenues within a native application that enable the enhancement of the experience users can have.
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''In order to get a better understanding of the perspective of users concerning travel applications, our group decides to conduct surveys prior to any formation of the project scope. With the results gained, we hope that we can further improve our project scope to what users really want. ''
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Based on the requirements analysis with our client and feedback from our initial user market survey , this project will be split into 3 sub-categories: <b>Discovery, Itinerary, and Memories</b>. The aim of the application is for users to get inspirations, organize, and share possible memories within the Qiito community.  
 
 
  
''Basing on the requirements provided by Qiito and the results obtained, our group has decided to split our application into 3 main sections avid travelers generally look into: '''Discovery''', '''Itinerary''', '''Memories'''. The goal of the application is for users to get inspirations, organize, and share possible memories within the Qiito community.''
 
 
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''Prior to any epic travels, it is necessary to search and find the amazing places in the world.''
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''Tapping on the current mobile web available, a native container will be created within the application to hold the mobile web. Users can then explore the exotic places found within the Qiito database and be inspired by the wide range of choices available.''
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| To view a travelogue with a listing of places to go do and their location on a generic map.
 
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''Firstly, tapping into the reign of augmented reality, users can view possible areas of interest within their district without even to manually search for the place. Via their phones, users can look at the real world with an additional touch of the virtual world. Recommended places will be shown in the direction where users point their phone, giving users a refreshing viewpoint of their current location.''
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| To find out unknown places within close proximity of the user, by using the camera functionalities through augmented reality technologies.
''Secondly, the application is able to generate a personalized planned itinerary catered for each of their needs and wants. This highly interactive and engaging functions prompts users to input their personal preference of a trip, their desired destination and timeframe. Using these inputs, the application will then generate an itinerary for the users, where a list of the most appropriate places are arranged for each day. ''
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''With the inspirations from a myriad of pictures, users can add these places for their perfect itinerary with the already available function in the website. The new application can let users to download and view their itinerary even in the offline mode. Users need not worry about having to carry a hard copy form of their planned itinerary when all their necessary information can be found in their phone. '' <br/><br/>
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| To view a travelogue previously planned by a user on the website.
 
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'''''3. Memories''' <br/>
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| Download Personal Travelogue for offline viewing
''With inspirations and planning settled, it’s time to head off to your dream destination after all that hard work! Users can take photos of their travelling experiences, and store them as a travelogue as part of their memories. Locations of where their pictures are taken can be detected through GPS functions, letting them reminisce their experience even after leaving the place.''
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| To download all details of a personal travelogue for offline viewing, including views on a detailed map (Open Street Map)
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| Upload Photo
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'''''Supervisor:''' Professor Benjamin Gan''
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Supervisor: Professor Benjamin Gan
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Sponsor/Client: Nguyen Khanh An
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Background

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Project Description

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Our Sponsor

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Our Stakeholders

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Background

Since the start of the company, Qiito aims to provide a holistic package for all avid travelers, enabling them to have a hassle-free and memory experience. With the features available in their current website, users can easily browse through interesting trips and places the community have been to and create their own unique trip details. To preserve every trip memories, Qiito also aims to provide a platform to allow users to share their experiences through the photos taken during their trip.


In the recent year, Qiito has successfully launched their website and has garnered a substantial number of users in their database. As the list grows continuously, a critical issue also starts to surface. Many of their users are currently viewing their website via their mobile phone. To enable the users a better user experience while making use of their website, Qiito has created a mobile web version of their site.


It was then that Qiito realize the opportunities available in a mobile application. Thus, our group is invited to help them create a mobile application for them and to explore the possible avenues within a native application that enable the enhancement of the experience users can have.


Project Description

Based on the requirements analysis with our client and feedback from our initial user market survey , this project will be split into 3 sub-categories: Discovery, Itinerary, and Memories. The aim of the application is for users to get inspirations, organize, and share possible memories within the Qiito community.



Discovery View Travelogue Core Feature To view a travelogue with a listing of places to go do and their location on a generic map.
View Place Core Feature To view the details and description of a place of interest, with its location on a generic map.
Explore Places Within Vicinity (QBeam) Secondary Feature To find out unknown places within close proximity of the user, by using the camera functionalities through augmented reality technologies.
Itinerary View Personal Travelogues Core Feature To view a travelogue previously planned by a user on the website.
Download Personal Travelogue for offline viewing Core Feature To download all details of a personal travelogue for offline viewing, including views on a detailed map (Open Street Map)
Generate Smart Itinerary (QEureka) Secondary Feature To generate a suggested itinerary based on user’s country of choice, duration, and preferences for activities and food choices.
Create Personal Travelogue Good-to-Have Feature To generate a new travelogue for planning on the mobile platform.
Memories Upload Photo Core Feature To take a picture of a place for uploading.
Upload Place Photo to Travelogue Core Feature To take a picture of a place for uploading, which is attached to a planned itinerary.


Our Sponsor

Qiito stands for 'Q'uick 'I'nteresting 'I'nteractive 'T'ravel 'O'rganizer. A newly startup, this company aims to provide an online platform where users can share and discover interesting new places among themselves. Using the tools available, users can also plan their ideal itinerary and share their travel experience within the Qiito community. Qiito continuously strive for more innovative functions to provide a wholesome yet convenient travel planning package for all avid travelers.


Our Stakeholders

Supervisor: Professor Benjamin Gan Sponsor/Client: Nguyen Khanh An Users: Mobile Users on the Android Platform