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.


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.