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Case study video: Successful balance of high & low tech interpretation

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Finding the balance of high tech and low tech interpretation is a common challenge across Museums and Heritage sites. It’s a highly creative process, exploring ideas and concepts that will engage audiences and deliver a memorable visitor experience. We introduced the Eltham Palace Project in another post, highlighting some of our key lessons learnt on […]

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How to create atmosphere in an empty room

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Bringing the past to life when there are only limited visual cues is a challenge.   Think of a visit to a country house, a castle or a cathedral and you’ll perhaps think of the grand buildings themselves. And also their splendid interiors – lavish furnishings, opulent furniture and stunning decoration. We know that visitors […]

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British Sign Language or Subtitles for D/deaf access?

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With this Saturday 12th March being Disabled Access Day 2016, we thought we’d answer a common question – why a D/deaf person would need BSL and/or subtitles?  The answer is it depends on the D/deaf person’s first or preferred language. // You might also be wondering what’s with the capital/lower case spelling of ‘D/deaf’? The term D/deaf is used to […]

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English Heritage properties explore stories of the Duke of Wellington

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ATS Heritage has joined forces with two English Heritage properties to explore stories about the life of the Duke of Wellington Audience research conducted by English Heritage in the last few years shows that many members of the public – even those who visit museums and galleries regularly – are not really that aware of […]

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Hot Topics from Museums Association 2014

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Hot topics on digital interpretation & visitor experiences What an exciting few days we had in Cardiff celebrating 125 years of the Museums Association. Energetic visitors to our stand shared project ideas and explored innovative ways to improve visitor engagement. So we thought we’d share some ‘hot topics’ from the show:   MA 2014 Instagram competition: the winning shot by Spencer!   […]

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