VANCE, Ala., Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle school students visit the museums at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala., to learn culture, history, art appreciation and more. This year, more than 100 sixth-graders from nearby Brookwood Middle School turned the annual museum visit into a group technology project that dug deeper than any research paper could.
BKON Connect's PHY.net Platform made it easy for Brookwood's 11- and 12-year-olds to transform static exhibits into dynamic digital experiences. Now visitors can walk up to an exhibit and watch a video, see pictures, read additional text information, access historical records, or just about anything the museum wants visitors to experience to tell a deeper, richer story. At the same time, museum curators can easily update that content as needed.
"PHY.net, it's so simple, anybody can do this. Children can do this," said Principal Daniel Bray. "They do it all the time with their Instagram and their Facebook. They understand this stuff, and so it's not hard. And because of the full simplicity of how you deploy beacons, it enables projects like this and probably more in the future."
The tools are not only easy to manage, they're easy to roll out. Bray visited with staff at the four museums and helped install the 42 beacons in about four hours, which included travel time to two museums off-campus.
"The beacons, just by the nature of BKON and PHY.net, just by the simplicity of usage, it allows for this type of project to happen," Bray said.
About BKON Connect:
BKON Connect is the leading inbound proximity marketing platform. Our tools make it simple for marketers to quickly create, manage, and measure precision inbound marketing campaigns that are simultaneously available to consumers through smartphone apps and browsers. We make information easily distributable and discoverable during key micro-moments when consumers are in physical places and are seeking incentives, product or service information, or some entertainment.
Edwin Acevedo, BKON Connect
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