“An Insider’s Guide to Seattle” Mobile Tour App

  What if you could visit another city, and for one hour, see it through the eyes of a local? That's the idea of the Seattle Audissey. Join DJ Michele on this mobile walking tour through her hometown, where her voice guides listeners through the story - and alleys - of Seattle. Part audio tour, … Continue reading “An Insider’s Guide to Seattle” Mobile Tour App

The Perfect Storm for Exciting Work: The Ted Forbes Interview

This interview is part of our “Thought Leader” series, where we get inside the heads of the best and brightest in the museum & technology world. Ted Forbes Multimedia Producer at the Dallas Museum of Art Ted Forbes is a designer, multi-media producer, photographer and film director. Ted is currently the Multimedia Producer for the … Continue reading The Perfect Storm for Exciting Work: The Ted Forbes Interview

Providing Context to the Visitor Experience

In medias res - it’s that writing technique (first utilized by the Roman poet Horace) where the author inserts the reader into the midst of the action. Suddenly we are on the front lines, in the middle of battle. Where are we? What’s going on? The author deliberately withholds this information, instead letting the reader … Continue reading Providing Context to the Visitor Experience

Cultural Tourism DC Heritage Trail Mobile Tour App

Created in conjunction with our own Audissey Media, Cultural Tourism DC's Heritage Trail Walking Tour app covers extensive ground with five walks through the soul of Washington DC. NPR's Korva Coleman narrates and introduces you to notable residents, taking you along DC's Downtown and U Street Corridors with thoughtfully crafted layers of the past and … Continue reading Cultural Tourism DC Heritage Trail Mobile Tour App

Connectivity for Visitors (Part II)

This multi-part series about connectivity will shed some light on the multifaceted challenges you need to overcome to provide a solid Internet connection for all your visitors. Part I was mostly about the general approach and to give a technology overview. If you have any specific questions about connectivity, you would like us to write … Continue reading Connectivity for Visitors (Part II)

7 Questions with Beck Tench

This interview is part of our “Thought Leader” series, where we get inside the heads of the best and brightest in the museum & technology world. Beck Tench Director for Innovation and Digital Engagement, Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC Beck Tench is a simplifier, illustrator, story teller and technologist. Formally trained as a … Continue reading 7 Questions with Beck Tench

Optimizing Videos for Mobile: Keep it Big and Keep it Small

This post is part of a series of “do it yourself” articles by Glenn Forsythe, Chief Soundscape Architect here at TourSphere. We hope you find it helpful when creating your own audio and video content! Producing videos for mobile devices is not hard to get right but its easy to get wrong. If the end … Continue reading Optimizing Videos for Mobile: Keep it Big and Keep it Small