At the MCN conference in Portland in November, I presented some of the research I’ve been doing on new approaches to mobile experience design. Sheila Carey from the Canadian Heritage Information Network kindly put together a panel for the conference on “Making the Call: Evaluating Mobile Projects in Museums” that pulled my work together with […]
This weeks podcast is aimed primarily at students in the Online course on Mobile Interpretation for Museums developed for TEC-CH Online, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, though it also provides pointers on what to look for in an audio tour for anyone developing a museum audio tour. Students are asked to create a case study […]
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 […]
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, […]
Vodcast review of Espro-Acoustiguide’s new audiotour player at MoMA in New York, January 1, 2009. Compare it to MoMA’s Wifi Tours, reviewed in the March 15, 2009 vodcast and discussed by MoMA Wifi’s creator, Lotte Meijer, in the March 8, 2009 podcast.