19385Re: [midatlanticretro] future museum tours
- Dec 25, 2010Dan Roganti <ragooman@...> writes:
>On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 3:07 AM, Evan Koblentz <evan@...> wrote:How about Stephen Hawking's voice? I have amassed a collection of DECtalk
>> > to followup on myself
>> > re: self guided tours
>> >> I have an old el-cheap-o cellphone and no iPod or iPad but for those who
>> do, could they use the InfoAge WiFi to download MP3s of narration
>> > To paraphrase Tricky Dicky "let me make this perfectly clear": I'm
>> suggesting we find ways for visitors/guests to use their own cellphone/WiFi
>> equipment to eliminate the need to lend things.
>> > -- Jeff3 Jonas
>> Well, we're already decided on using dumb terminals as in-the-exhibit
>> kiosks. But I agree with you that there's probably a way we could use
>> your method as well and do some very cool things
>I think you need keep it simple - just consider what museums did before all
>this technology. It's called a button - you press on it and out comes a
>Have someone writeup something short about its history for each exhibit and
>get somebody with a good voice to narrate the script. You just need a nice
>little plastic covered sign with the exhibit title and a [arcade] button
>mounted on there.
DTC01s/DTC03s and even send the Hawking camp one when they needed a spare.
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