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 for future implementations.
"This volume highlights the exciting potential for handheld devices and digital technologies in museums and related settings. It provides a valuable, in-depth guide to an important set of research projects that have important implications for educators, exhibit designers, museum curators, and others. This book greatly expanded my horizons. I found it compelling and highly readable."—Hillary McLean, July-August 2009, Educational Technology
Loïc Tallon has worked as an independent researcher and as a project manager and new media consultant with Cultural Innovations, a leading international museum consultancy. Kevin Walker has worked in and with museums since 1996, including five years as senior software designer for exhibitions at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
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