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Distribute short range broadcasting stations throughout the region that broadcast details of their
site's history. Tourists walk around with radio receivers; as they go near a place, they can tune in to it. Different frequencies for
CNN: Air Flash
Similar idea with local travel information and cellular phones [jutta, Mar 07 1997]
[swimswim, Oct 20 2011]
Radio Free Skaro
[jaksplat, Dec 13 2011]
||You could build these yourself with a closed-loop tape,
a cheap walkman, and a Mr. Microphone.
||Something similar to this at some places...At a zoo here, you can buy 'zoo keys' that you plug into a gadget at different animals and get information...and a 'house of the future' called Xanadu in Orlando Florida hands out little recievers you hold to your ear, and each room has its own transmitter telling you about the features.
||Here in NZ we have something similar - a tourist
information station, on the same (lowest in our
FM range) frequency throughout the country.
It gives out different information depending on
where you are (over quite large areas though).
||This idea is really #1, or at least tied for it: +
||[jutta] showed up and posted this idea, then stuck around and
continued to run the site for the intervening twenty years and odd.
||Sometimes, reading it gives the impression that this idea has been
||Also, (belated) welcome to the halfbakery!