mi-Guide : A Wireless Context Driven Information System for Museum Visitors

Nigel Linge, David Parsons, Duncan Bates, Robin Holgate, Pauline Webb, David Hay, David Ward


The growth in wireless and mobile communications technologies offers many new opportunities for museums who are constantly striving to improve their overall visitor experience. There is considerable interest in the use of context-aware services to track visitors as they move around a museum gallery so that exhibit information can be delivered and personalized to the visitor. In this paper we present a visitor information system called mi-Guide that is to be deployed within a new communications gallery at the Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester. This paper also reviews previous research into context-driven information systems and other context-aware museum applications.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Linge N., Parsons D., Bates D., Holgate R., Webb P., Hay D. and Ward D. (2007). mi-Guide : A Wireless Context Driven Information System for Museum Visitors . In Proceedings of the 1st International Joint Workshop on Wireless Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: WUC, (ICEIS 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-94-8, pages 43-53. DOI: 10.5220/0002414300430053

in Bibtex Style

author={Nigel Linge and David Parsons and Duncan Bates and Robin Holgate and Pauline Webb and David Hay and David Ward},
title={mi-Guide : A Wireless Context Driven Information System for Museum Visitors},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Joint Workshop on Wireless Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: WUC, (ICEIS 2007)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Joint Workshop on Wireless Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: WUC, (ICEIS 2007)
TI - mi-Guide : A Wireless Context Driven Information System for Museum Visitors
SN - 978-972-8865-94-8
AU - Linge N.
AU - Parsons D.
AU - Bates D.
AU - Holgate R.
AU - Webb P.
AU - Hay D.
AU - Ward D.
PY - 2007
SP - 43
EP - 53
DO - 10.5220/0002414300430053