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Digital Technologies and the Museum Experience: Handheld Guides and Other Media

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The biggest trend in museum exhibit design today is the creative incorporation of technology. Digital Technologies and the Museum Experience: Handheld Guides and Other Media explores the potential of mobile technologies (cell phones, digital cameras, MP3 players, PDAs) for visitor interaction and learning in museums, drawing on established practice to identify guidelines f ...more
Paperback, 238 pages
Published August 28th 2008 by Altamira Press
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Joshua Gates
Jan 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
A pertinent book discussing the use of technology in museums to enhance experience. The authors share the recurring theme of "new museum media always needs to harmonize with existing practice." Without this harmonization museums simply won't be able to remain open. The book discusses how there needs to be some sort of connection between viewer and exhibit. To establish this milieu a have undertook a variety if digital devices and instituted websites like Myartspace.com. I love the new innovation ...more
Kay Davis
Museums have spent the last decade exploring ways to make use of mobile technologies for museum exhibitions and education interactives. This book explores the results of a decade of experimentation and research.

The book describes the twenty-first-century museum experience as one defined by a visitor's personal preferences, interpretations, interactivity, easy access, and control of content.

The book explores topics such as improving visitor access, structuring visitor participation, and designi
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