WTC memorial guide of names debuts as iPhone app

August 24, 2011

(AP) -- The arrangement of nearly 3,000 names at the World Trade Center memorial is now available as a free iPhone app.

The guide to the names was placed online in May. It will be available on electronic kiosks when the memorial opens next month, on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. It includes biographical information about each of the victims.

The names are inscribed on bronze parapets where the towers stood.

Memorial President Joe Daniels briefed reporters about progress at the site during a New York Press Club tour Wednesday.

He said a public service announcement about the 2001 will air on local TV stations starting Thursday.

The PSAs feature downtown Manhattan residents, including actor Robert De Niro, as well as victims' family members and .

Explore further: Google Earth tool will provide online WTC access

0 shares

Related Stories

Google Earth tool will provide online WTC access

May 26, 2010

(AP) -- Online visitors to the World Trade Center site will be able to explore the site with a click of the mouse thanks to a partnership between the National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum and Google Earth.

Ground Zero responders have health worries

January 19, 2007

Some police officers, firefighters and others who responded to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York City say they are paying for it with their health.

Recommended for you

Computer engineers boost app speeds by more than nine percent

September 26, 2016

Researchers from North Carolina State University and Samsung Electronics have found a way to boost the speed of computer applications by more than 9 percent. The improvement results from techniques that allow computer processors ...

Hyperloop pushes dream of low-cost futuristic transport

September 23, 2016

Is it a plane, is it a train? No, say supporters of Hyperloop, a futuristic mode of transport floated by Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk that promises high-tech, high-speed and cheap travel over long distances.

First test of driverless minibus in Paris Saturday

September 24, 2016

The French capital's transport authority will on Saturday carry out its first test of a driverless minibus, in the hope that regular routes for the hi-tech vehicles will be up and running within two years.

0 comments

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.