App Spotlight: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

Self-Guided Tour Shares the Story of Coachella Valley Pioneer Cabot Yerxa Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cabot’s Pueblo Museum preserves the homestead of visionary explorer, artist, and Mason Cabot Yerxa, whose discovery of two desert aquifers provides fresh water to California's Coachella Valley and gave rise to the area’s hot springs resorts. After … Continue reading App Spotlight: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

Currier Museum of Art Wins Accessibility Award for Audio Tour

The Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire, was honored with a 2015 Access Award by the New Hampshire Association for the Blind for outstanding accomplishments in accessibility for people with disabilities. The Currier worked closely with the New Hampshire Association for the Blind to launch a mobile tour of collection highlights that includes audio … Continue reading Currier Museum of Art Wins Accessibility Award for Audio Tour

Frontier Homestead State Park Launches TourSphere Mobile Tour

Self-Guided Tour Offers Visitors Detailed History of Museum and Collections Cedar City, UT – Frontier Homestead State Park Museum is excited to announce it has launched a new mobile tour app. The new cell phone audio tour allows park visitors access to significantly more information about artifacts and exhibits, all through their mobile devices. With … Continue reading Frontier Homestead State Park Launches TourSphere Mobile Tour

App Spotlight: Tombstone State Historic Courthouse

The Tombstone State Historic Courthouse in, Tombstone, Arizona, is bringing a new interactive experience to their space by providing visitors with a mobile tour app. The tour allows visitors to access educational content through their mobile devices. With over 18 stops, the tour takes visitors around the 1882 two-story structure which currently serves as a … Continue reading App Spotlight: Tombstone State Historic Courthouse

Strawbery Banke Museum Mobile App Wins 2014 NEMA Award

Congratulations to our friends at the Strawbery Banke Museum! Their app took First Place in the Mobile App category in the New England Museum Association’s 2014 Publication Awards Competition. The app, Listen to the Landscape, was cited for its excellent video interpretation, striking imagery, and overall ease of use. The annual NEMA competition recognizes excellence in design, production, and … Continue reading Strawbery Banke Museum Mobile App Wins 2014 NEMA Award

App Spotlight: The Historic New Orleans Collection

Self-Guided Tour Offers Visitors Detailed Interpretation of New Orleans History In an effort to tell the story of Louisiana and its contribution to the growth and culture of our nation, The Historic New Orleans Collection has released a mobile web app that provides an in-depth understanding of objects found within their permanent collection. The app … Continue reading App Spotlight: The Historic New Orleans Collection

3 Museums with Award-Winning Apps!

It's been a great year so far for our clients! The Metropolitan Museum of Art won a prestigious 2013 MUSE Award from the American Association of Museums last month — in the  Games and Augmented Reality category. Built on the TourSphere mobile platform, and co-produced with Green Door Labs, Murder at the Met: An American … Continue reading 3 Museums with Award-Winning Apps!

App Spotlight: Canadian Museum of Nature

The “Nature Trek” app at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa, Canada is designed specifically for young visitors to this breathtaking science museum. In this creative app, users are encouraged to explore themes of subject matter that is classified as “Gross”, “Bizarre”, or “Ugly”. The app contains candid interviews with museum curators and staff … Continue reading App Spotlight: Canadian Museum of Nature

The Importance of Owning Your Own Content

Imagine hiring a carpenter to build you a new kitchen cabinet. You pay him for the job, he builds something pretty spiffy, and you're pleased. But then you read the fine print in the contract, and you see that even though you paid him for the work, he (not you) actually owns the cabinet.  Many … Continue reading The Importance of Owning Your Own Content

App Spotlight: HarborArts Shipyard Gallery Walking Tour

If, upon visiting the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina, you noticed that one of the buildings had a large half man, half octopus sculpture on top, your curiosity might be piqued. (The name of the sculpture is Iscariot, by the way, and he's made of recycled steel and reclaimed wood.) What is a piece of … Continue reading App Spotlight: HarborArts Shipyard Gallery Walking Tour