While your legs will always tell you how far youâve skied after a big day on the mountain, Perisherâs new tracking system
Online PR News – 15-July-2011 – – Perisher Valley, NSW - While your legs will always tell you how far youâve skied after a big day on the mountain, Perisherâs new tracking system, MyRide Dashboard, will take one huge step further by providing never before available data about your day.
From the number of runs skied to how many vertical metres of terrain youâve shredded, MyRide Dashboard is already proving to be hugely popular with skiers and snowboarders having already clocked up a combined distance of 26,497 vertical kilometres â further than a return trip from Sydney to Los Angeles!
Drawing data from the resortâs recently introduced MyRide lift ticketing system, guests can log on to the Dashboard on Perisherâs MyRide page (www.perisher.com.au/myride) where an overview of their day on the mountain will be available including the lifts theyâve ridden and percentage of the mountain theyâve accessed as well as an interactive leaderboard that ranks them against other guests at the resort.
MyRide Dashboard developer Stefan Drury from Fly Digital explains how it all works â âThe RFID (Radio Frequency Identity) technology in Perisherâs MyRide lift ticketing system is uploaded every 15 minutes directly to the Dashboard, meaning as soon as a guest finishes at Perisher for the day, theyâre able to log on and see all their stats, comparing these with their friends and family.â
âPerisherâs opening weekend two weeks ago was the first time guests were introduced to the MyRide Dashboard and we were delighted with how well it has been received,â said Peter Brulisauer, CEO at Perisher.
âOur guestsâ friendly competitive natures will be tested with this new technology, I think. Particularly the younger skiers and boarders who, at the end of the season, will have hard figures to show off to their mates about the number of runs theyâve done throughout the winter â the Dashboard will provide the ultimate street cred!â
In the following weeks, resort maps showing where guests have skied will also be added to the Dashboard, as well as adding the MyRide Dashboard to Perisherâs iPhone app and MyRide Dashboard âbadgesâ, which can be posted direct to the individual guestâs Facebook wall and appear in their friendsâ newsfeeds for additional bragging rights.
Perisherâs MyRide lift ticket system allows skiers and snowboarders to buy lift tickets before they leave home and later reload them at the Perisher MyRide online store. New automated gates have been installed across the majority of Perisherâs 47 lifts to scan MyRide lift tickets without the need to display them outside ski jackets.
For further information, check out www.perisher.com.au or Perisherâs Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/#!/PerisherResort.
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