Information technology innovation enriches public communication methods of science and technology. This has been verified by inventions of personal computer, Internet and Web 2.0 in the past. Mobile technology has been used in more and more areas and it makes location-based information services by different mobile devices possible. This article investigates the opportunities and challenges for science and technology museum brought by mobile technology. It discusses typical scenarios from public visitors’ and museum management’s view. Examples of China Science and Technology Museum are also shown.

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Mobile technology application in science and technology

Qianqian Hao   China Science and Technology Museum

Hong Liao   China Science and Technology Museum

Information technology innovation enriches public communication methods of science and technology. This has been verified by inventions of personal computer, Internet and Web 2.0 in the past. Mobile technology has been used in more and more areas and it makes location-based information services by different mobile devices possible. This article investigates the opportunities and challenges for science and technology museum brought by mobile technology. It discusses typical scenarios from public visitors’ and museum management’s view. Examples of China Science and Technology Museum are also shown.

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