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The J. Paul Getty Museum's iPod touch® tour

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mobile
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app
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multimedia
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Multimedia
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tour
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audio
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ipod touch
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In June 2010, the J. Paul Getty Museum launched a multimedia tour at the Getty Villa, available on the iPod touch® onsite for visitors to check out.

The tour features videos and insightful commentary from curators and conservators on over 150 works of art in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa and in special exhibitions.

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Demonstration - show your project
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Online activities at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthroplogy

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Silk Road
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social media
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ipod touch
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searchable collections
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Attendees will get a chance to tour the landmark traveling exhibition Secrets of the Silk Road. The Digital Media Developers at the Penn Museum will also discuss the challenges and opportunities they faced in developing iPod Touch tours for this exhibition as well as the the development of the website and integration of social media. 

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Other Interaction - describe in notes
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