During the existence of Wikipedia, the participants have written more than 18 million articles in 279 languages. Wikipedia is one of the world’s ten most popular sites and is the largest ever designed collection of human knowledge.
After activation of Polish and Czech languages on July 27 Toozla has continued this direction of development of audio guides, increasing the number of available languages. On August 27 Toozla has advanced it's guides on the basis of Wikipedia stories in Dutch. Wikipedia in Dutch was opened on June 19, 2001 and had reached 100 thousand items for October 14, 2005. As of April 20, 2011 Dutch Wikipedia contained 682,502 articles, it is ninth among all sections. But not all articles have a geo-referenced, a prerequisite for inclusion in mobile guides Toozla, because Toozla uses GPS to locate and read relevant information about the surrounding objects. In turn, not all geo-referenced articles the company adds to its stream, based on Wikipedia. Articles are being written by regular users, which means that a selection must be made among them. As a result, after completion of the inclusion of articles in Dutch language, Toozla infosphere has replenished with 209 671 article.
In the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Kingdom of Belgium Dutch is a govermental language. More than 22 million people speak Dutch only in Europe. The Dutch are among the ten nations of the world's most active travelers. Therefore, the inclusion of this language in the plans Toozla was standing for a long time.
Taking into account adding of articles in Polish and Czech languages at the end of July audio guides Toozla have recently increased in volume by 31%.
Wikipedia - is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project based on an openly editable model. Wikipedia is written collaboratively by largely anonymous Internet volunteers who write without pay. Anyone with Internet access can write and make changes to Wikipedia articles.
Toozla is a russian IT company. Toozla develops global multilingual project for independent travelers, tourists, city gamers, people who love to travel, or just sightseeing.
Toozla (toozla.com) is a technology leader in augmented reality for the tourist market. Toozla technologies are revolutionizing in relationships between travelers and places of recreation. Toozla is an interactive mobile audio guide. It is available worldwide for mobile tourist.