Project #3: the pitch

People always say time is money, especially those who live in a big city. They always thinking of go to theirĀ destination as fast as possible. And usually thoseĀ routes are very noisy, with all those honking sound from cars. Sometime, there could be many beautiful and quiet scenery on the way to your destination or take anotherĀ path, that could make the route totally different than the original route. With the app I’m working on (New Life Routing) could make this happen easy and simple. Compare to all other routing app, most of them make the route fast and short enough to get to users destination, however what my app does is, to make the route a little longer, so the user can see many beautiful scenery, and feel quiet and peace, while on the way to their destination.

Taking a route to the destination directly and do what ever users have to do, or spend few more minutes on the way, walk through quiet road and see some beautiful scenery. Think about it, if that day you were in a bad mood, however, you took this extra few minutes detour, and it made your day.Ā Don’t you think that’s a lot more worth? If you go to certain place very often, don’t you think its boring? With this app, you can make your every day walk interesting.

This detour at citytech Namm Hall and our destination is Brooklyn Hieghts Promenate. When walk out of the building, turn left walk to the end of the block then turn right, walk to Cadman plaza, you can see Cadman Plaza Park. There is a big field in the center of the park surround with woods, some people play sport in the field, and some just lay down on the grass reading book. Now turn right walk toward to Johnson Street, there is another park named Columbus park, if you were lucky, you can see pigeons surround those people sit on the bench, waiting for food. Across Cadman Plaza W, walk intoĀ Pierrepont street, and keep walking to Monroe Place, you can see a church is at that corner, its appearance is very old. For some people looking at some old building make them feel really peaceful. Keep walking to Henry Street turn left and walk two blocks to Remsen street, then turn right. On this street, its really quiet, not much car drive by, even if they did, they didn’t make much sound, because of the road is very small, they drive very slow. As you keep walking to the end of the road, its a dead end. Here, you can see the whole skyline of Manhattan, and here is most quiet and peaceful place in this detour.

This was a detour was one example from our beta user’s experience. When using the app, user can choose how long do user want to walk, the app will calculate the best and closest route time that match to user’s requirement. The app often provide special option when user go to certain place in a certain time, such as the app will note user there are restaurant nearby when its time to eat lunch, desert or dinner. The app also calculate the time you will took in this detour, or time how long have you walk in this detour. The app also has history record, it will save every route users took, of course user can also delete the history. It also has suggest caption, such as the best to go this certain location can have the best experience, it will show at the lower right side of the screen. User can control the app with sound, just like siri or google.

When people trying to find routing apps, most of them are provide the fastest and shortest route for user to get to their destination. Now I have made this app New Life Routing which not only make the route acceptable short but also make users’ detour more interesting and enjoyable. Such a incredible app, why not give a try, and don’t forget share it with your friends.

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