Museum 2.0

Cutting edge technology offers an upleveled museum guest experience

Implications - Whether to engage patrons with more detailed information or break down barriers for those unable to physically participate, cutting edge technology is being incorporated into museums and galleries at a rate that has borne an entirely redefined consumer experience. Often in the form of beacon technology, such applications serve to satisfy the modern consumer's desire for multi-sensory engagement.
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Interactive Museum Devices - The High-Tech Pen Enables Visitors to Engage with the Collection
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Warm 5,391 Clicks Pub: Feb 4, 15
Interactive Museum Devices
The High-Tech Pen Enables Visitors to Engage with the Collection
This high tech pen is designed to make the experience at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum more interactive. Based in New York, the design museum will lend a Pen to every person visiting,... [More]
Holographic Museum Displays - ColliderCase Creates a More Interactive Museum Experience for Art Fans
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Warm 704 Clicks Pub: May 5, 16
Holographic Museum Displays
ColliderCase Creates a More Interactive Museum Experience for Art Fans
Holographic museum displays may be the next best thing when it comes to promoting active learning and interaction in museum spaces. Throughout history, museums have been arenas of passive learning... [More]
Culture-Connecting Kiosks - The American Museum of Natural History Uses Digital Totems to Share Data
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Mild 873 Clicks Pub: Jul 28, 16
Culture-Connecting Kiosks
The American Museum of Natural History Uses Digital Totems to Share Data
Digital totems are being installed in the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The digital totems will enable museum-goers to learn more about the... [More]
Influential Museum Apps - MOCAK's Interactive Museum Experience Uses iBeacons for Discovery
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Average 2,647 Clicks Pub: Mar 26, 15
Influential Museum Apps
MOCAK's Interactive Museum Experience Uses iBeacons for Discovery
Although the typical museum experience may not be thought of as high-tech, Poland’s MOCAK (Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow) is aiming to change this. Thanks to an app and the integration... [More]
Virtual Museum Exhibits - The Virtual Reality Weekend Transports Museum Visitors to the Bronze Age
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Mild 2,230 Clicks Pub: Aug 11, 15
Virtual Museum Exhibits
The Virtual Reality Weekend Transports Museum Visitors to the Bronze Age
The Virtual Reality Weekend is a special initiative, offered at the British Museum and its technology partner Samsung, that is essentially the museum’s first ever virtual reality visitor... [More]
Digital Graffiti Sculptures - This Holographic Type Sculpture Comes to Life with Microsoft HoloLens
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Average 278 Clicks Pub: Oct 11, 16
Digital Graffiti Sculptures
This Holographic Type Sculpture Comes to Life with Microsoft HoloLens
While type sculptures take the art of typography from two to three dimensions, at the Bellevue Arts Museum, in Washington state, attendees have the chance to experience the art in a new dimension... [More]
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