New York, NY - May 7, 2009 - Acoustiguide, Inc. today announced that its "Art2Go - Great Impressions: Monet, Van Gogh and art That Changed the World" application is available on the Apple App Store. This Art2Go app allows users to listen to short, award-winning stories about masterpieces of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, while they explore high-resolution photos of the paintings on their iPhone or iPod touch.
“We see Art2Go as a natural extension of Acoustiguide’s long tradition of being a leader in the field of content delivery for museums, cultural institutions and tourist sites,” said Acoustiguide, Inc. CEO Ted Vasquez. “We create great stories about the people, places and ideas that have shaped our world … and we're excited to share those stories with as many people as possible using the revolutionary iPhone and iPod touch.”
The app highlights stunning works by Monet, van Gogh, Cezanne and more. Using the innovative Multi-Touch user interface iPhone and iPod touch users can zoom in on masterpieces by these artists, down to the brushstroke level, while listening to Acoustiguide’s expert commentaries about the works. It’s both an educational and entertaining experience, as it allows users to immerse themselves in a world of color, light and imagination while at the same time learning about the artists who revolutionized painting and laid the foundation for modern art.
Acoustiguide has been producing audio and multimedia tours for the world’s greatest museums for over 50 years. This app features the engaging stories, expert interviews and lush soundscapes that the company is known for around the globe.
Other features include:
• Master paintings and sculpture by Monet, van Gogh, Cézanne, Degas, Manet, Gauguin, Seurat, Morisot, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Rousseau
• Entertaining and engaging commentaries about each artwork
• High resolution images of each painting
• Pinch zooming for greater detail
• Landscape and portrait views
• Play/pause, rewind, fast forward controls for the audio commentaries
The app is available from Apple’s App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/
“Art2Go – Great Impressions” is the first in a series of downloadable content offerings from Acoustiguide, Inc. created specifically for the Apple Apps Store. Future offerings will feature other periods in art history, and draw from Acoustiguide’s considerable archive of commentaries that span the sciences, history, geography and culture.
The American subsidiary of the Espro Acoustiguide Group, more than 50 years ago Acoustiguide revolutionized the audio tour industry, and the company has remained at the leading edge of creativity and technology ever since. Espro Acoustiguide Group companies around the world provide programs for museums, heritage and historic sites, tourism attractions, zoos, aquaria and corporate clients. Acoustiguide offers complete creative and production services, the most advanced audio and multimedia technology and comprehensive on-site management. For more information, visit www.acoustiguide.com