Mobile Technology

Mobile Technology Survey

American Alliance of Museums

The Alliance shares a report conducted by Fusion Research + Analytics that shows that mobile technology is vital to most museums’ visitor strategy. Mobile technology in museums is projected to expand significantly in 2011, providing institutions with enhanced visitor engagement and alternative revenue models. (PDF, 23 pages).

Is Augmented Reality the Ultimate Museum App?

American Alliance of Museums

Museum shares information about augmented reality (AR) and how the platform is built for experimentation, innovation and collaboration. The article discusses layering real and virtual information and paratouring, and suggests that AR generates a lot of communication and interpretation. This article is an excerpt from Mobile Apps for Museums.

Museum Mobile

Museum Mobile

Museum Mobile is a website with posts about using and developing mobile technology for interpretation and education in museums.

Mobile Phones and Visitor Tracking

Museums and the Web
Museums and the Web 2011 shares session content from Mobile Phones and Visitor Tracking, which explores how mobile Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and TMSI signals provide to allow visitor tracking. The paper helps museums understand how exhibitions and museum spaces are used in forming exhibition design, assessing the return on investment of interactives, and even profiling visitors.

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