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October 2022: Apps Gone Live

Last month, a number of informational and entertaining apps were launched. Read on to learn more about the latest “Apps Gone Live,” highlighting historic and fun destinations around the world.

8 Top Technology Trends for Museums in 2023

No matter where you’re at—whether that’s implementing cloud-based tech for the first time or bending AR to your will—we’ve got insights into the top museum tech for 2023. 

Take a look at the trends that will power museums next year and how you can make them your own.

8 Best Practices for Creating Museum Displays

With museum displays, you can share just about any type of content or information with your visitors. But with all of that potential, there are plenty of pitfalls to avoid. To help you navigate the right formats and decisions along the way, we’ve curated a list of the best practices to follow when developing your own museum displays. 

Introducing STQRY Kiosk: Create Interactive Displays and Digital Labels

Today, we’re introducing our brand new product, STQRY Kiosk to help you create interactive displays with text, video, images, audio, and more. The platform is perfect for museums, galleries, libraries, and universities. Below, we explore the main benefits of interactive kiosks and how you can achieve them with STQRY Kiosk.

Does Mobile Tech Positively Impact the On-Site Visitor Experience?

Museums, cultural sites, and other attractions are offering mobile apps and mobile tour guide experiences to engage visitors before, during, and after their trips. But do these apps and mobile-friendly sites actually have a positive impact on the visitor experience? Read more to find out. 

5 Types of Park Management Software

Park management software is a must-have for tracking maintenance work, staff hours, and rentals. Different platforms can also be used to craft a stellar visitor experience and to attract more visitors to your park. As the saying goes, there’s an app for that.

The Brattleboro Words Trail Wins the 2022 Leadership in History Awards

The Brattleboro Words Trail is a collaborative research project celebrating south-eastern Vermont's rich literary past and present. The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has proudly announced the trial as a winner of the 77th annual Leadership in History Awards, recognizing its contribution along with the creative, dedicated, and tenacious spirit of the team behind it.

How to Craft a Visitor Experience Strategy

A visitor experience strategy is a documented plan with goals, projects, timelines, and collaborators and covers a variety of visitor experience (VE) aspects, such as education, technology, and safety. To craft a comprehensive strategy, you need to consider every possible element that can impact the visitor experience. 

The Benefits of Mobile Guide Apps When Docents Are On Site

A mobile guide app should never act as a replacement for helpful docents—but it can act as a useful complement. Here's why mobile apps and docents work well in combination, plus key benefits of mobile guides that you might not know about. 

Apps for Visitors: Lessons from the US Forest Service & Parks Canada

In one of our 2022 STQRY Summit Sessions, we sat down with digital leaders from both Parks Canada and the US Forest Service to find out how they’ve created mobile apps that satisfy different initiatives—all while serving visitors across hundreds of parks.

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