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The CERN/GS Department offers the possibility for the staff and visitors at CERN to locate CERN facilities with a smartphone or an iPad.

Two applications are availlable:

  • MapCERN is an iPhone/iPad Application, which is downloable from the AppStore.
  • MapCern Mobile is a web application, which is compatible with smartphones.

Native iPhone/iPad Application - MapCERN

The MapCERN iPhone/iPad app can be used with the iPhone, iPod touch and IPad and requires iOS 5, or later.

This Application helps the user to find the location of a building, a room, a street, a point of interest (for exemple, the reception) and gives him the general direction and distance from his position. It also includes the Augmented Reality view facility to identify buildings in front of the user.

Functionalities:

  • Map interactions
  • To find a building, a street or a point of interest
  • Sorting the results by name (A-Z), type of data (Group) or distance
  • Display the choosen data (layer and basemap) on the map
  • Informations on data (legend or tooltip)
  • Pinpoint one’s location (GPS)
  • Augmented reality view

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Mobile Web Application – MapCERN Mobile

You can reach the mobile web application by going to maps.cern.ch/mobile/ by your web browser on smartphones (IPhone, some Android and Blackberry device).

This Application helps the user to find the location of buildings, sites, points of interest (for exemple, reception building or a street) and can show the user's position.

Functionalities:

  • Map interactions
  • To Find a building, a street or a point of interest
  • Display of the choosen data (layer and basemap) on the map
  • Informations on data (legend or tooltip)
  • Pinpoint one’s location (GPS)
  • Measurement tools (coordinates, distances, areas)
  • To save map configurations