Iris Interactive Solutions has recently launched a new innovative service under the name “Marhaba Palestine!”. This service aims at helping tourists and visitors to explore Palestine like never before, allowing them to reach their destinations in a fun and easy way while never getting lost! “Marhaba Palestine!” packs a large number of applications, aimed at visitor of Palestine, into a high-end touch tablet.
Currently, this system is powered by the state-of-the-art Galaxy Tab devices sporting the latest version of the android operating system. The users interact with the system using the touch screen thus promising a fun and intuitive user-experience even for the non-technical savvy!
A major advantage of “Marhaba Palestine!” is that visitors can use all the provided applications and services without the need for an internet connection. This allows the user to move about freely, even at places that has no internet connectivity.
“Marhaba Palestine!” provides offline map navigation, which highlights all the street names, restaurants, touristic landmarks, hotels, shops and other points of interest. The system allows the user to navigate, search, and pin-point places and landmarks easily using their finger-tips.
This service boasts many helpful applications such as: the Phonebook, which contains addresses, phone numbers, and emails for recommended hotels, hostels, taxis, restaurant and other establishments -visitors may need during their journey in Palestine. In addition, Marhaba Palestine includes an Arabic-English dictionary to help the visitors communicate easily with the friendly locals, avoid misunderstandings and look cool!
“Marhaba Palestine!” acts as a rich information portal to Palestine aided with multimedia content and packed in one device! It contains a large collection of traditional Palestinian songs, a library of 500 e-books describing all the aspects of life in Palestine and a 10 hours worth of video documentaries revolving around Palestine and its people.
How can you get this service? Visitors can rent this device on daily basis, after paying an insurance fee that is fully refunded once the device is returned. Discounts apply when renting the device for extended periods.
Iris participated in sponsoring “Grendizer Intaleq” event began, which was held at Bazinga. The event aims to foster new technological projects presented by young Palestinians. Iris provided an irisKIOSK solutions for the events.
Iris Interactive Solutions provided The Visitor Information Center in Bethlehem with two units of irisSTAND, where the center was opened in Manger Square during the celebrations of Christmas as of 25/12/2010. And noteworthy that the Centre was inaugurated by President Mahmoud Abbas ,Prime Minister Dr. Salam Fayyad, and a group of businessmen and Palestinian society. The center serves tourists from Palestine and abroad, to inquire and to identify the tourist places in Palestine. Cooperation has been with the company through Iris based on the center to dedicate this technology in order to serve the tourism sector in Palestine.
Iris joined Expotech annual conference for the information technology, which was held on Tuesday and Wednesday in the second and third month of November 2010 and it declares its inception through this conference. Iris gave a presentation on the innovation of company, and about its solutions to the participants in the conference through irisKIOSK. It worth mentioning that the Iris is the first company in Palestine and the region that offer interactive touch-screen which enables the user to interact with the screen through touch. The participants expressed admiration for such technology that iris provided.