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There are three versions currently available or under development:
iMetro Multi-city at Apple Store
- iMetro WebApp
support. Moreover, using services as iWebSaver it is possible to
create a "permanent" link to run the application any time, even without
Internet connection. However, it is very slow for large cities.
- iMetro PHP is a web application to be used exclusively on-line, since all the routes have been pre-calculated and are stored in IIT
algorithm running in mobile devices proved to be infeasible for large
networks such as Paris, London or New York
- iMetro Multi-City is a
native application developed for the iPhone using Apple iPhone SDK that
can be run without Internet connection. Your wireless link is only used
to download pre-calculated routes for the cities that you would like to
add. This version is as fast as PHP but runs locally.
For comments or reporting problems, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in another city?
If you are able to gather all the information about the metro in any city, we will run the optimization algorithm on that city and we will make it available for free to all users.
(however we can only make a few cities per months, an only if we don't have exams that month).
The required information is basically:
iMetro was developed by: Rafael Palacios, Ernesto de la Rocha, and Andrés Ramos,
This page is hosted by Instituto de Investigación Tecnológica (IIT)
- List of line names and line colors
- List of station names, sorted by lines, in a text file
- List of special connection (connections between stations with different names)