For many visitors, it's having an ultra-savvy resident show you around — a guide who can reveal what a place is really like, and how it got that way.
That's what Talking Street does, and it's as easy as using your own cell-phone. Talking Street offers a completely new way to explore a destination and discover where you are... on your own schedule and at your own pace.
A completely new and entertaining way to explore the Washington Mall's most famous sites. From the Lincoln Memorial to Union Station to the White House, the Washington Mall is full of great stories. Hear them come to life around you—on your own schedule and at your own pace. In addition to Larry King's lively narration, you'll hear expert interviews, dramatic readings, eyewitness accounts, local voices, original music and more.
Talking Street offers a totally engaging, easy-to-use, and entertaining way to explore a variety of destinations — using everyday technologies like cell-phones and PDA's.
In Fall 2003, Talking Street pioneered the first cell-phone walking tour with The Lower East Side: Birthplace of Dreams, narrated by Jerry Stiller.
In Summer 2004, Talking Street launched The Rise of New York: Lower Manhattan & World Trade Center Site, narrated by Sigourney Weaver; and Boston: City Rebels and Dreamers, narrated by Steven Tyler.
In Winter 2005, Talking Street introduced The Washington Mall: Symbols of America, narrated by Larry King.
Talking Street plans to expand to more than 20 U.S. markets by the end of 2006, including: NYC's Times Square, New Orleans, San Francisco, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Houston.
Talking Street offers a host of opportunities for corporate sponsors and marketing partners to reach an active, mobile audience, including branding and direct marketing benefits through tour audio and text messaging, advertising, map brochures, and the Web site.
Community-based organizations can also serve their constituencies through sponsorship and co-marketing relationships. For instance, The Alliance for Downtown New York is a sponsor of The Rise of New York: Lower Manhattan and World Trade Center Site.
Talking Street is a brand of Candide Media Works.