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Press Releases from OnCell Systems (22 total)

OnCell Guided Cell Phone Tour New to 2012 Festival of Faiths

The Festival of Faiths is an annual event that celebrates the religious diversity of our community, promotes unity, and strengthens the role of religion in society. Each year’s festival brings thousands of people from different faith traditions and cultures together to discuss issues of importance to their faith life and their daily life, and to engage in common action to promote the good of our community. The 2012 Festival of Faiths

Interactive Cell Phone Tour Launched at Mobile Carnival Museum

Visitors can now use their mobile devices to learn about Mardi Gras with a new mobile tour at the Mobile Carnival Museum. The Museum, which highlights the history of Mardi Gras in its true birthplace, Mobile, Alabama, partnered with OnCell to bring their exhibits to life through the visitors’ own mobile technology. By dialing a tour number on a cell phone or visiting the mobile web tour on a smartphone,

OnCell Turns Guided Garden Tour Into Mobile Tour

Brent and Becky's Bulbs of Gloucester, VA will launch an OnCell mobile tour inside their Chesapeake Bay Friendly Gardens, an 8+acre educational garden around its offices, warehouse and retail space, The Bulb Shoppe. OnCell's mobile technology makes it easy for sites to upload their own content onto a state-of-the-art online platform that turns educational audio, images and video into a mobile tour. Visitors to the garden will be able to

Birmingham Museum of Art Implements OnCell Mobile Technology for Norman Rockwell …

The Birmingham Museum of Art in Alabama is bringing mobile technology to its newest exhibit: “Norman Rockwell’s America,” launching in September. The Museum partnered with OnCell, leading mobile tour provider to make its audio content available through a cell phone audio tour. Visitors can take the cell phone tour with a cell phone or smartphone to learn about the exhibit, which includes 52 original paintings by Rockwell, drawings, and all

The Post Morrow Foundation Partners with OnCell to Provide a Mobile Cell Phone T …

The Post-Morrow Foundation, the Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society and the Village of Bellport of Long Island, NY have joined together to partner with OnCell and offer a cell phone tour of the Bellport-Brookhaven Hamlet area. This mobile tour has been developed to inform and educate local residents and visitors to this area about the historical, rural and cultural character of the hamlet of Brookhaven and the Village of Bellport. The cell phone

OnCell Release Official Android App

OnCell, a leading mobile technology service provider to cultural sites and institutions, recently launched its free OnCell App for Android mobile phones and tablets. The app allows users to experience hundreds of multimedia tours when visiting museums, zoos, gardens, historic sites and parks around the country. The tours can also be taken “virtually” from any location. OnCell’s interactive mobile tours feature audio, images, video and social media network sharing. "At

OnCell Tour Soon to be Live at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

Essex County’s Presby Memorial Iris Gardens recently partnered with OnCell to provide interpretive content to their visitors through mobile technology. OnCell, offering mobile technology solutions to arts and cultural institutions since 2006, will power a cell phone tour for the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens so visitors can browse the living museum while learning about the historic gardens on their own mobile phones, at their own time and pace. "We are very

OnCell Systems and Mississippi Museums Association Announce Mobile Technology Pa …

A new mobile technology partnership is now in place between OnCell, the leading mobile tour provider and Mississippi Museums Association (MMA). Located in Jackson, Mississippi, MMA is an all-volunteer program, and was founded in 1976 by an interested group of museum professionals. The partnership will offer a substantial discount off OnCell’s industry-leading flat-rate pricing on mobile tour services to MMA members. Bo Stewart from Amory Regional Museum and President of Mississippi

ACCORD Freedom Trail Creates Cell Phone Tour Experience with OnCell Mobile Techn …

This week, in honor of Black History Month, the ACCORD Freedom Trail in St. Augustine, Florida, unveiled a new cell phone tour powered by OnCell. The cell phone tour corresponds with 31 historical Freedom Trail markers dedicated to remembering, recognizing and honoring all of those who risked their lives to attain civil rights for all and to celebrate St. Augustine’s pivotal role in the passage of the Landmark Civil

Joslyn Art Museum Creates Mobile Tour Experience with OnCell

A new interactive cell phone tour is launching in February to visitors at the Joslyn Art Museum, located in Omaha, Nebraska. This mobile interpretive program, powered by OnCell (www.oncellsystems.com), features 30 stops posted throughout the galleries. Visitors will be able to listen to the tour content at their own time and pace, using their own mobile phones. There are multiple ways to access Joslyn's OnCell tour. Visitors can access tour

OnCell celebrates 5-year anniversary

OnCell Systems, Inc. celebrated its 5-year anniversary Friday, November 4, 2011. “We are extremely proud to reach this milestone, knowing that we’ve helped educate millions of visitors across the country through our mobile technology,” said Thomas Dunne, President and CEO. OnCell has grown by forty percent year over year, and expects this growth to continue in 2012 and beyond. In 2006, OnCell initially deployed cell phone tours and has since

OnCell Systems and Museumwise Announce Mobile Technology Partnership

A new mobile technology partnership is now in place between OnCell, the leading mobile tour provider and Museumwise, a museum association based in Upstate New York. Since 1971, Museumwise has been helping people in museums and historical organizations in upstate New York to more professionally preserve and present history and make it relevant to their entire communities. Catherine Gilbert, Executive Director of Museumwise, says “Museumwise is delighted by the opportunity to

OnCell Systems and Virginia Association of Museums Announce Mobile Technology Pa …

In early August, OnCell Systems and Virginia Association of Museums announced a partnership aimed at offering discounted mobile tours for VAM members. VAM strives to promote the use of technology and to secure discounts for its members. Under this agreement, OnCell will offer institutional members of VAM a 25 percent discount on mobile technology services. OnCell and VAM will also work together to provide mobile technology solutions for future annual conferences

Massachusetts Horticultural Society Offers Cell Phone Tour Provided by OnCell

In early July, Massachusetts Horticultural Society (Mass Hort) in Wellesley, MA, applied cell phone tours and QR codes to horticulture to bring itself into the twenty-first century. The new mobile tour program improves communications with visitors and helps them learn more about the Gardens at Elm Bank and Mass Hort. Located in the historic Elm Bank Reservation, Massachusetts Horticultural Society is located on 36 acres and it maintains six beautiful gardens

OnCell Powers Cell Phone Tour for 30 Americans Exhibit at Corcoran Gallery of Ar …

This month, Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. launched a mobile technology program using OnCell’s state-of-the-art tour-building platform for its newest exhibition, 30 Americans, a wide-ranging survey of works by many of the most important African American contemporary artists of the last three decades, which runs October 1, 2011–February 12, 2012. Corcoran Gallery of Art staff used OnCell's technology platform to record audio clips of the artists’ personal commentary for

OnCell Launches Mobile Web 2.0

OnCell, a mobile tour provider serving hundreds of cultural institutions and visitors across the country, has launched a new interactive version of their mobile website: www.myoncell.mobi. With the goal to improve overall look, feel & functionality, visitors can now expect a more user-friendly and graphical tour experience. This new mobile website serves visitors who carry smartphones and tablets, though OnCell still maintains an accessible and powerful tour experience for all

OnCell Introduces New Interactive Features Suite: OnCell Q

OnCell Q, a suite of interactive features, enables cultural institutions to engage their guests in new exciting ways. It is now possible for cultural sites to engage and interact with their visitors on a whole new experience level with OnCell’s Q product. OnCell Q provides the technology platform for museums and other cultural institutions to develop multiple "edutainment" features such as quizzes, surveys, scavenger hunts, games, polls, voting, ranking & questionnaires.

OnCell Launches QR Tour Contest

OnCell - the leading provider of mobile interpretive solutions for cultural institutes and nonprofit organizations, announces the launch of its QR (Quick Response) Tour Contest. This interactive web-based competition will award 5 QR Tours as prizes to the organizations with the most online votes. Visitors carrying Smartphones simply scan the QR code to quickly stream tour content. The QR Tour links to OnCell's Mobile Web Site, which features interpretive content

OnCell Systems Announces Winners of OnCell iPhone App Contest

iPhone App Channels Awarded to 10 Cultural Institutions Ten cultural institutions, from across the United States, have been named the winners of the OnCell iPhone App Contest. The winners will receive a free iPhone App Channel for one year, beginning March 1st. The App Channel affords visitors a multimedia experience complete with audio tour content, logos, images, a tour map, text captioning and GPS-navigational features. “Access to educational information is essential

OnCell Launches iPhone App Contest

OnCell (www.oncellsystems.com) - the leading provider of mobile interpretive solutions for cultural institutes and nonprofit organizations, announces the launch of our iPhone App Channel Contest. This interactive web-based competition will award 10 iPhone App Channels as prizes to the organizations with the most votes in OnCell'ss nine sales regions. A second-best overall winner will be selected, bringing the total number of prizes to ten. This web-based contest will accept participant

OnCell Introduces a New State-of-the-Art Multimedia Experience for Visitors via …

OnCell Systems (www.oncellsystems.com) is pleased to introduce the new OnCell iPhone App, available for download in the iPhone App Store. With industry-leading performance and key features such as Tour Search, Tour Map, and Tour Download, the OnCell App will enable sites to cater to visitors carrying iPhones. It is the ideal choice for a broad range of target markets including national, state & county parks, museums, zoos, historic sites, walking

OnCell Systems Announces New Partnership with Antenna Audio

OnCell Systems (oncellsystems.com), the premier provider of on-demand, location-based multimedia content to cell phones, is delighted to be working with Antenna Audio (antennaaudio.com), the world leader in handheld audio and multimedia interpretation for the cultural sector. The companies will be embarking on joint projects meaning users all over the world will be able to access information at sites in new and innovative ways, through cell phones, smart phones, and hand-held