Acoustiguide Wins Scottish Parliament Contract
Acoustiguide Limited, subsidiary of Espro Acoustiguide Group, is delighted to announce that
following a competitive tender it has been awarded a four-year contract for the provision of
audio tours at the Scottish Parliament.
(PRWeb UK) December 5, 2009 -- The Scottish Parliament was re-established in 1999 and its landmark building
in Edinburgh was completed in 2004. Visitors from throughout Scotland and around the world are welcomed into
this extraordinary building where they can view the Public Gallery of the Debating Chamber and Committee
Rooms, as well as the Main Hall and exhibition spaces.
Acoustiguide will provide multimedia guides from their innovative Opus Series, including Opus Click™ and
The Opus series was released in 2008 and is already in use in the UK at the British Museum, Westminster Abbey,
Cardiff Castle and Roman Baths amongst others. International clients include the Musée d’Orsay in Paris,
Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, the State Hermitage Museum in
St. Petersburgh, the 101 Tower in Taipei and the Forbidden City in Beijing.
Opus Click™ has full colour screen with a physical numeric keypad. It works as a traditional audio guide but
has the added benefit of state of the art multimedia capabilities. Opus Touch™ has a larger screen and no
physical numeric keypad. This variation is designed to be used as a touch screen player and for the Scottish
Parliament will be used to present a video British Sign Language tour.
The Scottish Parliament will be offering a truly inclusive range of tours for those living in Scotalnd and other
visitors. The languages available were selected because they are languages identified by the Parliament’s
Language Policy. The Language Policy supports the Parliament’s founding principles of openness and
accessibility and reflects the changing landscape of Scotland’s communities and the linguistic diversity that exists
The languages fe