Presented by: Ryan Curtis and Scott Markoski
Advisor: Bob Dugan
Department of Computer Science
Easton, MA 02357
Background: Computer Science Capstone Course
Most computer science courses are concerned
with fundamental principles.
The Capstone course is concerned with real
world software development and delivery.
The Capstone course is writing intensive:
project management essay, requirements
document, design document, user manual.
The Capstone course is based on a real world
software development project with a real
Background: Prior Capstone Projects
Automated Ticketing System
Automate and streamline Stonehill College Police
parking ticket process.
Merit Point Automation System
Automate and streamline Residence Life Merit
Point Program for housing lottery.
Social networking website for Non
Background: Computer Science Capstone Project 2010
Stonehill Marketing and Admissions
Interested in new ways to reach prospective students.
Many prospective students are stealth tourists and don
participate in college sponsored tours.
One possibility is a mobile touring application.
Existing mobile touring applications are lack exciting features and
are expensive due to hosting costs.
A mobile application enables a user to access web data wirelessly
through WiFi or cell networks.
Location based mobile application make use of on board GPS data
to provide location based services.
Examples: GPS Navigation, Yelp, Google Googles, Google Maps
Working with Stonehill Marketing and Admissions, the
students in the Computer Science Capstone developed
What is Gaido?
is a location based mobile application that…
Allows users to take a guided tour of a location such as a school,
neighborhood, park or historic location.
Allows users to view picture, video, audio and text content
associated with each tour destination.
Allows users interact with specially designed content.
Downloads tour data from a web server managed by
is a content management system that…
Allows a tour administrator to create and edit tour themes at a
particular tour site.
Allows a tour administrator to create and edit tour destinations at a
particular tour site.
Associate picture, video, audio and text content with tour
Allows a tour administrator to view a live map showing tour users,
tour destinations and tour interactions.
Demo One: Gaido
Demo Two: GaidoManager
The environment outside the
smartphone can also interact with
the user during a tour.
. . .
Gaido GPS Publisher Service
Gaido GPS Heading Calculator
GadioManager: Live User Location
: Live User Location
Estimated Cost: 480 hours for Gaido at $50/hr
Porting to iPhone and other mobile platorms
Marketing and Admissions:
Bruntil, Anne Gallucci, Kathrin Havrilla, Shane LaPrade,
Shannon McDonough, Alexis Sneff
George Tyrell, Mike Pietrowski
Conference and Events:
Vice President Mary Beth Carey
: Carl Roth
: Ben Bayer