audio guide app in livecode?

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Thu Sep 8 14:01:08 EDT 2011


I wasn't carried away. I was just anticipating what a big client would ask
for - a jump on the competition.   Something more "high-tech".

Overbuilding at least at the concept stage will allow for the placement of
hooks for future expansion of the idea in future  versions.

sqb

On 8 September 2011 10:27, Pete <pete at mollysrevenge.com> wrote:

> I think the original post talked about keying in a number to get the right
> recording?  I know users aren't always the smartest people in the world
> (including myself as one) but if I see a big number next to an object and
> the app is telling me to key in a number, I'm pretty sure I could figure
> that out!
>
> I think we sometimes get carried away with trying to squeeze the last drop
> of blood out of possible technological implementations when a lower tech
> approach would work just as well, if not better.
>
> Pete
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>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 9:25 AM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
>
> > The only thing that comes to mind that an iPhone would be able to use is
> a
> > barcode. You would have to be able to access the camera, and the older
> > iPhones have crappy cameras so no workie with them. Seems like a
> non-starter
> > right there, especially if you want the user to actually scan the bar
> code!
> >
> > Otherwise you would need a proprietary device that detected a minimum
> > physical distance to a sensor node to trigger the appropriate recording,
> > which plugged into the bottom of the iPhone, which means design and
> > manufacturing and all that. Without that it's all academic isn't it?
> >
> > Bob
> >
> >
> > On Sep 7, 2011, at 7:03 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
> >
> > > THe programming is the fun part. Getting the right recording to trigger
> > is
> > > the hard part. Something that uses the sensory stuff in the phone,
> can't
> > > depend on users to sort it out.
> > >
> > > On 7 September 2011 19:00, Admin <admin at mfelkerco.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> That should not be very hard to program. Of course, it does depend
> > >> on the final deployment format.
> > >>
> > >> Mike
> > >>
> > >> On Thu, 8 Sep 2011 02:04:41
> > >> +0100, Peter Alcibiades wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Anyone know of an audioguide app in
> > >> livecode? The kind of thing you get in
> > >>> some museums now. where you
> > >> walk around entering a number and it plays you
> > >>> a more or less
> > >> interesting audio clip about the exhibit you are looking at.
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >> Peter
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