The Pew Research Center has recently released a report entitled “Smartphone Ownership and Internet Usage Continues to Climb in Emerging Economies”. The report reveals statistics on the rise of smartphone and Internet use across the world.
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has created an innovative mobile app aimed at enhancing accessibility for all visitors. It includes a self-guided audio tour that uses Bluetooth iBeacons to connect with over a hundred Universal Access Points located throughout the museum.
Surprisingly, tablet traffic on the net is stagnating or even dropping. No, tablets aren’t dead and consumers aren’t returning to their old desktops! Rather, people are increasingly using their smartphones for browsing on the Internet.
The latest Culture24 Action Research Report was recently released. This is the third in a series of excellent collaborative research projects, featuring a range of cultural sector organizations in the UK.
So how do you get a couple thousand twenty-somethings lining up to get into a museum? Museums anticipate that they will at some point say goodbye to visitors during their teenage years, and start welcoming them back well into adulthood.