Known for their smart audio solutions for mobile, the Espre Acoustiguide Group has expanded their reach and released a one-of-a-kind mobile application that offers users a multimedia museum tour directly through their smartphones and tablets.
Today, the prevalence of mobile devices has changed the way we consume various information. Gaming Realms revealed that research on total mobile data usage has grown at a rate of 70 percent, especially with the availability of the ultrafast 4G connection worldwide. The developer of popular game software Spin Genie also cited that smartphones and tablets have surpassed other computing devices, even traditional personal computers in terms of usage and ownership. Thus, the by creating this app, the Espre Acoustiguide Group hope to revolutionize the way the consumer sees museums forever.
At the moment, the Asian Art Museum Tour is one of the most popular digital museum apps online. It works as a personal guide to over 6,000 years of Asian art and culture. The app comes with audio and video tour guides, so users, especially the young ones, get to learn more about the museum’s masterpieces. It is also available in six languages: English, French, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Korean.
Some of its exclusive content includes:
• Browse through the list of museum collections
• Navigate the galleries
• Plan out the next visit
• Save favorite pieces as reference
• Share personal experiences via social media
It is predicted that the increasing number of museum goers bringing mobile devices will lead to the continuous adoption of museum apps. In a study featured in The Guardian, a whopping 74% of museum visitors brought a smartphone or a tablet with them. Great apps like the Asian Art Museum Tour will definitely be a good way to see advancement in the industry in 2016 and beyond.
Even with these technological advancements, we still encourage people to visit their local and nearby art museum to enjoy the remaining artifacts of the world. So what are you waiting for? Take the app for a tour!
Author Bio: Julia Cheng
Julia made the big move from Toronto to Vancouver a few years back after graduating university, trading in the snow for the rain. She enjoys contributing Vancouver lifestyle articles to various publications, and hopes to start her own website some day.
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