Archive for the ‘Podcast’ Category

Podcast GO

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

My reader (wow…at least I have one reader…) Meya Laraqui send me an intersting email about PodcastGO.com where there is a dedicated museums channel where experience for free museums podcast like the PAAM by just uploading a video.

Thanks to Meya.

PDF…casting in iTunes

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

There are a small but growing number of PDFs appearing in iTunes, users can subscribe to podcasts to automatically receive audio and video - and recently - PDF

Here a complete guide to PDF in iTunes

There are also example of PDF regarding museums.

It will be useful for museums to put PDFs in iTunes.

iPhone, the revolution

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

iPhoneApple just announce the iPhone, it is an iPod, a Cell Phone, an Internet Navigator, just in one device.

With 3.5″ screen inch, WiFi, GSM, 8gb ram

It will be the revolution to use this device in a museum like a video/photo/audio guide.

Directly on the Apple web site to have more info.

Cultural Podcast

Friday, December 8th, 2006

an intersting blog, Open Culture, post a news about New York Times podcasts “America’s finest daily paper now offers a series of 22 podcasts on iTunes, which come in daily and weekly flavors. Most are direct spin-offs of popular sections/features of the paper”.

Open Culture also have a complte list of cultural podcasts on this page.

iTunes Store: Museum Tours

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

As hoped, Apple introduce a page in iTunes Store dedicated to podcast from Museums.

Go to iTunes Store (used the new iTunes 7) –> Podcast and there is a button Museum Tours

Today podcast from:

  • Moma
  • KQED Gallery Crawl
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Art Mobs MoMA Guides
  • SFMOMA Artcasts
  • Hirshhorn Museum
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Tate Modern
  • de Young
  • Walker Art Center
  • National Museum of American Indian
  • Moca
  • Vesailles vidéo
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Kansas State Historical Society
  • Elteljorg Museum
  • BYU Museum of Art
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Dr Peppe Museum
  • iZoofari (San Diego)
  • Every Object Tells a Story

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Live chat inside a museum

Tuesday, April 18th, 2006

Many of us use AIM, Messenger and now Skype to chat, exchange documents, ideas, opinion etc.

Skype is available in a mobile version for Pocket PC, but now, thanks to a new company based in Vancouver EQO it is possible to have Skype also in many other mobile devices like TREO 650, Motorola etc.

So, witch connection with us? Just an idea, need follow-up and future development:

Using a mobile device (own mobile device, not a rented one) visitors can chat in real time with other visitors and, more significant, with a museum curator (or any other expert). Visitors can ask information in real time, asking questions about an item or an artwork etc, just chatting…

I repeat, is just an idea, to explore. Obviously it is convenient (for visitors) if they have a flat rate internet connection.

From your blackberry or from my Treo will be useful to chat to be more aware?

Museums podcast list (update)

Saturday, March 11th, 2006

I update my original february post about Museums Podcast with a link to a page inside M-o-d-e blog

Podcast & Videopodcast on ITMS (update)

Friday, February 3rd, 2006

On Apple iTunes Music Store I find this podcast & videopodcast

Audio:

  • Art Mobs MoMA Guides
    • Picasso, Chagall, Sherman, Pollock, Bacon…
  • Bronx Museum museRadio
  • de Young museum
  • Fine Arts Center of Greenville County
  • Hirshhorn Museums and Sculpture
  • Moma
    • Pixar Exhibition
    • Hear artistis, curators and others discuss works…
    • Visual descriptions for visitors with visual impairments
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s official Podcast
  • Towneley Hall Museum
  • Yakima Valley Museum
  • The Grace museum

a more complete museums podcast list in this site

and in this blog


Video:

Without consider all podcast available outside ITMS, like San Jose Museum of ART and many others