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Beyond the Walls: Improving Outdoor Museum Experiences with Location-Based Technology in 2024
January 09, 2024Beyond the Walls: Improving Outdoor Museum Experiences with Location-Based Technology in 2024

Museums are undoubtedly some of the coolest places to visit. When they also “tear down the walls” and feature outdoor exhibits, the cool factor doubles. Whether it’s wandering through mazes, trekking to find art installations or just spending time outdoors chilling amongst the artifacts, you won’t want your visitors to miss a thing – and…

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Engaging Future Generations: Technologies to Attract Youths to Museums
January 06, 2024Engaging Future Generations: Technologies to Attract Youths to Museums

Museums and galleries are fantastic ways to enrich our cultural understanding and education. By engaging with younger audiences, these institutions can help promote cultural appreciation and understanding, which is key to creating a diverse and inclusive society. Museums and galleries also need more youth visitors for their long-term success and sustainability. After all, these places…

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Technology in Museums is Gaining Momentum: How Can It Work for Your Venue?
October 31, 2023Technology in Museums is Gaining Momentum: How Can It Work for Your Venue?

Museums around the globe are coming of age, with more venues realizing how state-of-the-art museum technology enhances the visitor experience. According to the global museum sector online publication Museums + Heritage Advisor, technologies becoming standard in museums and heritage sites include innovations such as projection mapping, binaural technology, holographic displays, contactless donations, app guides, VR…

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Interactive Exhibitions: The Role of Geolocation in Hands-On Museum Displays
June 21, 2023Interactive Exhibitions: The Role of Geolocation in Hands-On Museum Displays

Museums, like other industries, are witnessing massive penetration of context-aware technology. This term is increasingly discussed within museum circles due to its crucial role in driving innovation and maintaining relevance in the field. What is context-aware technology? It refers to systems and applications that are capable of gathering and analyzing contextual information from the environment…

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