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Newsletter November 2018

It has been busy the last few months here at Guide ID. We have being working on improving our new online platform: the Podcatcher Portal. Now, making an audio tour is even easier. Have you tried it?
We are curious to know what you think!

However, our efforts have also been on our online help page. In this page you can find answers to your questions about the Podcatcher Portal, practical tips and an overview of the FAQ. The manuals of our products will be online soon.

Since the beginning of this year, we have been working with the USS Midway Museum. Our learning process during this collaboration can now be found in our new case study. The challenges, solution and results are described. Curious about our story? You can find the case study here.

More online news! Now you can also read about us through our Facebook page. In addition to our LinkedIn and Twitter account where we share information about new projects, company updates and articles about audio tours. Follow us and don’t miss a thing.

What else to read in this newsletter?
We give you 5 tips from our recently started projects you can’t miss.
On the bottom, read on which event we can be found in the coming period.

Enjoy reading!
The Guide ID team

Global Events

The traveling Podcatcher

This autumn and winter we present the Podcatcher at various locations in Europe and America. You are more than welcome to come to one of these events and try the Podcatcher.

The 7th & 8th of November we can be found at the Museums Association Conference and Exhibition in Belfast. Our Business Manager in the UK, David Shapero and Gordon Milton and Frits Polman can be found at the stand number 80.

At the same time, from 7th to 9th of November, on the other side of the pond, our Business Manager Jeff Danziger, is at the New England Museum Association Annual Conference in Stamford, CT.

It is a busy week, because we can also be found the 9th of November in Brussels. Petra Brinkhof and Lisette Fuhler will be happy to welcome you in our stand at the Het Groot Onderhoud of Faro.

In Berlin, our Business Manager Xaver von Treyer, would like to meet you at the Märkisches Museum. The 14th & 15th of November, we organized a walk-in where you can try the Podcatcher at the exhibition.

From 16th to the 19th of November you will find us at MCN 2018 in Denver, CO. Jeff Danziger will be present here to demonstrate the Podcatcher.

In addition, the 22nd of November, we organize the seminar 'Open minds with audio guides'. An inspiring and pleasant networking day at the Amsterdam Museum. We have put together a diverse program with speakers who would like to tell you more about their experience with audio guides and about the possibilities of our Podcatcher. Click here for the complete program and registration.

Projects in the spotlight

Gallo-Roman Museum - Mount Vernon - Lumen - The McManus - The National Anzac Centre

In recent months, several projects have started worldwide. We give you 5 tips for projects that are definitely worth a visit.

Tip 1:
Gallo Roman Museum, Tongeren, Belgium

One of the best known prehistoric buildings can be found in the south of England: Stonehenge. To find out everything about this special place, you can travel to England, but you can also go to Tongeren in Belgium this winter. A beautiful exhibition has been set up in the Gallo Roman Museum with interviews with archaeologists, 3D visualizations and beautiful scale models. Authentic grave finds testify to the festivals, ceremonies and funeral rituals that colored the lives of Stonehenge people. Atmospheric film images show a glimpse of their culture. The Podcatcher accompanies visitors through the exhibition. Get captivated by Stonehenge: one of the greatest mysteries in human history.

Tip 2:
George Washington's Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon, VA USA

In the United States, we have once again added a special place to our list of customers: Mount Vernon. The estate was once the home of George Washington and it is now one of the most visited historical sites in America. The combination of an 18th century house, lush gardens and grounds, intriguing museum galleries and immersive programs, makes Mount Vernon an historic treasure in Virginia. Come and enjoy their new audio tour with the help of our Podcatchers!

Tip 3:
Lumen - Museum of Mountain Photography

Planning a ski trip to the Italian Alps this winter? Then you must pay a visit to our first Italian customer (with a German touch). A wonderful museum for photography will open this December in the heart of the South Tyrolean Mountains and Dolomites. Take the ski lift and view the beautiful building with a splendid photography collection. All photos have something to do with the mountains.

Tip 4:
The McManus, Dundee, Scotland

In the center of Scottish Dundee you will find the McManus Gallery; a beautiful Gothic building with a beautiful diverse collection. The Podcatcher tells you stories about the natural and archaeological objects, but also about the beautiful art collection. It focuses on three centuries of Scottish art, with an emphasis on art from Dundee itself.

Tip 5:
The National Anzac Center, Albany, Australia

The Podcatcher is now also available down under! The award-winning National Anzac Center is one of Australia's most important cultural pilgrimages. The center overlooks the port from which more than 41,000 men and women left Australia for the First World War.
Immerse yourself in the Anzac legend and follow personal stories through our Podcatcher.