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Using Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) to enhance the museum visit experience

Micha, Katy and Economou, Daphne (2005) Using Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) to enhance the museum visit experience. In: Bozanis, Panayiotis and Houstis, Elias N., (eds.) 10th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, PCI 2005, Volas, Greece, November 11-13, 2003: proceedings. Lecture notes in computer science (3746). Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 188-198. ISBN 3540296735

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11573036_18

Abstract

This paper addresses the design and evaluation of a Personal Digital Assistants' (PDAs) application to enhance the visit experience at the Museum/Library Stratis Eleftheriadis Teriade in Lesvos, Greece. The paper reviews the use of new technologies to enhance Museum visit experiences, and focuses on the use of PDAs for providing information and interpretation, keeping visitors interest and attention, as well as promoting various museum facilities. The paper describes the design process of the "Fables" application with the use of NaviPocket v. 2.4 by ORPHYS SYSTEMES (an authoring tool for PDA applications), includes an evaluation of the application and the authoring tool's effectiveness, and concludes with directions to further work on this area of research.

Item Type:Book Section
Research Community:University of Westminster > Electronics and Computer Science, School of
ID Code:2675
Deposited On:23 Nov 2006
Last Modified:19 Oct 2009 15:35

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