The demand for kiosks is exploding. In 1996 approximately 21,000 kiosks were shipped in the United States; by 2003 that number is expected to increase more than twenty fold to 445,000. (“U.S. Interactive Kiosk Markets,” Frost & Sullivan Report #5386-74, p. 3-7, 1997.)
Audience response has been around for thousands of years. Remember the movie Gladiator? Thumbs up or thumbs down was the ancient audience response system (or ARS). Clapping or booing is another form of it.
Yehliu Geopark is one of the well-known ecological scenic attractions in north east Taiwan. Its unique sea coast scenery attracts millions of tourists. As the number of applications for use with smart devices has increased, Yehliu Geopark plans to strength Yehliu e-Tour System using GIS for supporting Android and iOS devices and therefore stimulating the interaction between tourists and the e-tour service system.
The Japanese virtual pop star Hatsune Miku commences her American tour in April. Although holograms are not new in the event industry, it is the first time that a complete tour revolves around a hologram.