Individualized museum visits

Here's an interesting idea. Using technology to provide individualization in a science exhibit. The implementation is much simpler than it sounds (for instance, there is not adaptive element to it) but a simple thing such as emailing a summary to the visitor or offering an individualized quiz at the end can make a lot of difference. God bye museum gift shops, hello museum e-shops.

Taipei Times - Science center tailors virtual tours to age, education

The National Taiwan Science Education Center yesterday unveiled the country's first computer-based tour guide system, which is designed to customize tour content according to the age and educational level of the user.

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The "Hands Free Multimedia Interactive Tour Guide System" is also able to record what the user learned on the tour and send the information to an e-mail account.