TagHunt: Uma plataforma Combinando a Internet das Coisas com Scavenger Hunt Games

  • Kiev Gama CIn/UFPE
  • Rafael Wanderley CIn/UFPE/C.E.S.A.R
  • Daniel Maranhão CIn/UFPE
  • Vinicius Garcia CIn/UFPE


The “Internet of Things” (IoT) brings the notion of heterogeneous objects using ubiquitous technologies to interact among them and with the physical environment through technologies such as Bluetooth, ZigBee, GPRS, NFC, QR code, among others. Based on the possibility of linking ordinary objects from the physical world to the Internet, this paper proposes and details a platform called TagHunt, for creating and playing scavenger hunt games. This platform leverages on smartphones’ capability to interact with ordinary objects using IoT-based technologies such as NFC and QR Code, stimulating the player to interact with physical environments looking for “clues” in the game.


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GAMA, Kiev; WANDERLEY, Rafael; MARANHÃO, Daniel; GARCIA, Vinicius. TagHunt: Uma plataforma Combinando a Internet das Coisas com Scavenger Hunt Games. In: SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE COMPUTAÇÃO UBÍQUA E PERVASIVA (SBCUP), 7. , 2015, Recife. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2015 . p. 141-150. ISSN 2595-6183. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5753/sbcup.2015.10177.