LearningTimes Announces Availability of the Results of the 2011 Museums & Mobile Survey

The Museums & Mobile Survey is an ongoing international research initiative that tracks the museum community’s use of and ambitions for mobile technology tools. This year’s survey received an amazing response: 738 to be precise.

The findings of the 2011 Museums & Mobile Survey are now online.  Over 700 museum professionals participated in the project this year. They shared experiences and perspectives on the challenges and future of mobile interpretation in museums. The findings provide a fascinating insight into the community’s vision of museum mobile, and the importance of first-hand experience in shaping that vision
The Museums & Mobile Survey is an ongoing international research initiative that tracks the museum community’s use of and ambitions for mobile technology tools. It provides a unique insight into the community’s objectives with mobile guides, the challenges they face in developing and sustaining them, and their vision for the future. 
2011 Museums & Mobile PresentersThe data from our latest survey has helped define the program for the Museums & Mobile II Online Conference and Virtual Expo. Join us on March 22-23, 2011 for an online gathering of museum professionals sharing their practical experiences in the delivery and management of their mobile interpretation projects. Learn more.

The conference on March 22, 2011 will focus on practical guidelines on: 1) project planning & strategy for mobile; 2) effective content design & development; and 3) the selection of appropriate technology solutions. Confirmed speakers include Daniel Davis (National Museum of the American Indian, NYC, USA), Hugh Wallace (National Museums Scotland, Scotland, UK), Steve Gemmel (Getty, LA, USA), Agnes Stauber (Fowler Museum, LA, USA), & Peter Samis (SFMoMA, SF, USA).
The Museums & Mobile Virtual Expo is a one-day completely online trade show for museum professionals interested in deploying mobile experiences and creating mobile content. It takes place on March 23, 2011 and is free and open to all.
About Museums &  Mobile:

The Museums & Mobile Survey, Conference and Virtual Expo are a collaboration between LearningTimes and Pocket-Proof. The Executive Producers of the conference are Jonathan Finkelstein and Loïc Tallon. 

Loïc Tallon is Director of Pocket-Proof, an independent design agency specialised in mobile experiences for museums internationally, and is co-editor of one of the leading books in the mobile tools for museums, Digital Technologies and the Museum Experience: Handheld Guides and Other Media (Alta Mira Press, 2008).

Loïc has worked on leading museum mobile projects for museums in UK, France, Abu Dhabi, Qatar and India. And his research activities include the annual Museums & Mobile international survey that explores the objectives, challenges and future of mobile projects across the museum community.

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January 14, 2011  |   LearningTimes News

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