In August 2013, an intrepid group of walkers traversed Wiltshire in order to visit all eight of the county's white horses, a journey spanning 5 days and 100 miles. It took place under the auspices of the Walking Wiltshire's White Horses project, organised by Creative Wiltshire.
As Creative Wiltshire's lead techie at the time, Adam Jansch was tasked with making a set of apps that followed the walkers on their trek. Two of these apps were WWWH Map and WWWH Photos, which were installed at the Wiltshire Heritage Museum in Devizes for the duration of the walks. Their function was to display photos taken by the walkers and uploaded to Flickr as the walks progressed.
In WWWH Map, an interactive map not only had the Flickr photos plotted on it but also live-tracked the routes taken by the walkers, using the ViewRanger GPS tracking API. Accompanying the map was a strip of photos linked to the plotted photo map pins, providing two ways to navigate the available photos.
As both WWWH Map and WWWH Photos were intended to operate only during the walks, neither has been made available on Apple's App Store.
The Walking Wiltshire's White Horses 5 day walk begins tomorrow, starting at Westbury and heading all over the county to finish in Market Place, Devizes on Monday August 26th. Accompanying the walk will be an exhibition at the Wiltshire Museum in Devizes, featuring an installation and a selection of iPads running mapping and photo apps created by Adam Jansch.