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Audio Tours 101c: Top 10 Tips in under 10 Minutes

What are the fundamental issues you need to think about as you design an audio tour? In this third installment in Museum Mobile’s mini-series on audio tour basics, Chris Tellis, co-founder of Antenna Audio, shares best practices gleaned from his nearly three decades of developing audio tours for cultural sites around the world. In under […]

Audio Tours 101b: Technology and Theatricality

In the second of the ‘Audio Tours 101’ podcast mini-series, Chris Hardman and David Torgersen discuss the pros and cons of linear and ‘random access’ tours, and how different technologies condition both content and user experience design. ‘Random access’ to tour content, allowing visitors to chart their own route through the museum or gallery, became […]

Audio Tours 101: Writing the Rules

This week kicks off a mini-series of podcasts on the basics of audio tours: their history and fundamental principles; the role of technology and theatricality in their evolution; the primacy of the story and the question of who gets to tell it. In this first podcast, Chris Hardman, founder and Artistic Director of Antenna Theater, […]

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