News from izi.TRAVEL

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Play your stories on your website!

izi.TRAVEL has released the first version of its “Story widget”, which will allows you to display a full story from your tour directly on your website.
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How Can izi.TRAVEL Bring you More Money?

We understand how important adequate financial support is for your projects, and even using free technologies, like izi.TRAVEL, can have costs associated with creating high quality content.
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Introducing to you the Free Walking Mode!

izi.TRAVEL is proud to announce its new feature: Free Walking Mode! By selecting this mode from their smartphones, app users can choose single outdoor stories instead of full tours.
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izi.TRAVEL’s summer campaign!

In June izi.TRAVEL launched the #a1000stories competition, where people were invited to share a story about their city on social media. The contest gathered more than 1000 stories that you can check here!
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Get ready for Free Walking Mode

A new feature will soon be rolled out that will change the experience of the izi.TRAVEL app: Free Walking Mode.
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Let’s celebrate! 2 Million downloads!

We are happy to announce 2 more important milestones. Our mobile app has just hit 2 million users! This officially makes izi.TRAVEL the most popular audioguide app in the world! In May we also hit the outstanding record of 1 million stories played!
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Improve user satisfaction with navigational stories

When listening to audio guides users spend a lot of time looking at their smartphones instead what’s around them. While smartphones connect us to the world and have great entertainment functions...
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Storytelling: bringing art to life

In a digital age where people are reached by all sorts of information, how can museums and heritage institutions capture the attention of potential visitors?
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Top 10 tips for adding verve to a story

My project was bouncing around in my head for a long time. I couldn’t find the right platform. I lost a few months trying to shoehorn my project into a different system. Once I found izi.TRAVEL, I was on easy street.
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Next events

Want a face to face chat about izi.TRAVEL?  Then meet our teams in our next events around the world!
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What We’ve Improved

As an online platform we are constantly trying to improve our Content Management System, therefore we developed some new features and updates.
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Tips & Guidelines

Our platform allows uploading of photos and videos, and we wanted to remind our users that due to copyright laws, it is very important to always mention the entitled copyright owner of the materials.
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The Hidden Potential of Audio Guides

Is an audio guide something for your museum to sell, or is it a powerful tool to sell your museum? Audio guides have been around for over fifty years, and while the technology has changed considerably, the basic concept has not.
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Connected Cities Baltimore

Few places are as rich in history, culture and innovation as the world’s cities, yet we tend to serve the city up as a series of isolated experiences with no connection. How can we use the power of storytelling and mobile technologies to knit togethe
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“I have my own app, why should I publish on izi.TRAVEL?"

“That’s great…but we already have our own app ”- our staff has heard more than once, especially while talking to museum experts. Well, we have good news for you.
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Smart city: the power of networking

Joining forces always proves to be the best way of achieving success. If publishing an audio tour on izi.TRAVEL can maximize your exposure to a wider public, imagine what populating the streets of your city with more tours, walks and stories...
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Relax and test your tour in restricted view mode!

Is your tour really ready for the big public? Are you happy with all the nitty-gritty details? Did you have a positive feedback from colleagues and friends? A potential audience of nearly 2 millions users can be scary...
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izi.TRAVEL now supports iBeacons!

We have been asked many times if izi.TRAVEL works with iBeacons for location based stories inside museums. Now we can proudly say that it can! iBeacons are wireless, low energy transmitters that allow stories to play at the right place and time as...
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Create the perfect audio files using your own devices

Many would argue that the best results can only to be achieved by professional narrators in expensive sounds studios. We beg to differ! Follow our tips and we will help you achieve great results with no extra costs! Choose the right person.
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Storytelling: Just a tall tale, or a key strategy for cultural engagement?

Join the Roundtable at the upcoming Museums and the Web in Boston izi.TRAVEL and Museums and the Web present the first in a series of special roundtables around the country.
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