Guide for the international exhibition «Belarus and the Bible»
The audio guide was prepared for «Belarus and the Bible» international exhibition, which took place at the National Library of Belarus from September 20 to October 21, 2018. The exhibition was organized by the National Library of Belarus and the non-profit organization «Manuscript Research Group» (USA).
The purpose of the development – to enable organizations to present their exhibits at the exhibition more available, as well as give an opportunity to real and virtual visitors to see the exhibit during and after the exhibition.
Guide is available upon the link http://krokam.by/belarus-bible. The guide supports 3 languages: Belarusian, English, Russian. At this point 153 exhibits are represented.
The exhibition broke all records for attendance in the history of the National Library! Almost 32,000 people visited it. About 700 people downloaded the app only for Android system, 200 – for iOS, and the number of requests to the site http://belarus-bible.krokam.by exceeded 5000 times a week. Even if visitors viewed only some of the exhibits through the web-version – it is a very good indicator, considering the work of professional guides at the exhibition every day. In plans of guide development: adding of virtual 3D tours and navigation on exhibits.
The developer of the guide – Speech Synthesis and Recognition Laboratory, Joint Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.