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Data-led design: Using visitor behaviour to inform touchscreen content | National Museums Scotland Blog

As summer turns to autumn we’re busy preparing for the opening of the new ancient Egypt and East Asia galleries at the National Museum of Scotland in …

Museums

New Mia app blends art, culture, cloak, dagger

The Minneapolis Institute of Art is offering a game that takes players on an adventure tour of the museum's galleries.

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Reinventing Museums for the Digital Generation

Penn Museum Director Julian Siggers is leading a digital transformation of the institution to make it relevant to younger generations.

Museums

What orchestras need to learn from Airbnb and Apple

Designing experiences that people can’t resist<p>We as musicians sometimes scoff at corporate America’s seemingly profit-oriented morality. But as we …

UberEATS

Data Round-Up: How To Activate Inactive Attendees To Cultural Organizations

The key to reaching new audiences is motivating inactive visitors to come through our doors. Here’s what we know about them and how to do it.I query …

Hirshhorn Eye - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden | Smithsonian

You’ve never met a museum guide like me.<p>Hirshhorn Eye (Hi for short) is a revolutionary in-gallery art guide that uses image recognition to scan art …

Art

Finally, a mobile guide that makes pulling your phone out in a museum worth it

If you've ever gazed at a giant Jeff Koons ballon dog and thought, "what the heck was Koons thinking?" now there's a way for you to get answers to …

Museums

P-rouette is a 3D-printed ballet shoe designed to reduce pain felt by the dancer

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design graduate Hadar Neeman has created personalised ballet shoes using 3D-printing technology to reduce dancer's …

Product Design

French teenagers swipe up for arts on Macron’s app

Culture in France is stuck in a kind of aristocracy. Star Wars absolutely should be part of the culture pass’s offering Fabrice de Boni, director<p>It’s like Tinder but for the arts, and with benefits. Your phone shows you a picture teasingly described as likely to “arouse desire” – of a play, a film, …

Teens

Forgotify

Forget Me Not.<p>Millions of songs on Spotify have been forgotten. Let’s give them new life in new ears – yours.<p>As Featured On<p>We love music.<p>That’s why …

Spotify

Here's What Happens When Dancing Meets Creative Coders

DanceHackDay generated 18 original dance performances incorporating emerging technology.<p>What do you get when 70 dancers and creative coders meet for a hackathon? Chaos, yes, but also 18 compelling two-minute performances using both familiar and emerging new media tools, like full-body motion …

San Francisco

The New York Public Library is using Instagram Stories to bring classic novels to your smartphone

The New York Public Library is taking classic novels and transforming them into animated Instagram Stories, as reported by <i>Engadget</i>. Through a partnership with New York ad agency Mother, it’s created “Insta Novels,” converting books into a fun, more eye candy-driven format that could draw in a …

Instagram

Tonandi

Music is in our bones<p>Together with Sigur Rós we set out to discover and manifest the DNA of their sound in a new reality. The result of that …

Audio-visual

Digital Challenges for Young People in Theatre

<b>PLATFORM shift+</b> is a larger scale cooperation project announced by the European Commission under their European Culture Funding Stream <i>Creative …

Digital Age

Home - CreativeXR

Projects

Three Lights is the story of three British soldiers, set in the trenches during the First World War, with you as<p>one of the characters. The story is …

World War I

Home

Explorable Music

We fill an empty space with expansive original compositions that can be explored and manipulated by multiple audience members at a time. Our team is …

Virtual Reality

All Seeing Eye

We <b>collaborate</b> with other <b>organisations</b> and <b>artists</b> from backgrounds such as <b>Broadcast</b>, <b>Film</b>, <b>Theatre</b> & <b>Opera</b> to <b>explore</b> the possibilities <b>emerging technology</b> …

Film Festivals

20 VR/AR projects for new programme boosting sector

January 31, 2018<p>Digital Catapult and Arts Council England have announced the 20 CreativeXR teams to watch out for in 2018, as they receive support in …

Virtual Reality

Oculus wants to make immersive virtual theater a reality

Scattered around Earth, you and other audience members slip on VR headsets and convene in a common virtual world. As you explore, you're approached by a character different from avatars you've met in VR before. It reacts to you like somebody in the same room would, but this isn't a creature of our …

Virtual Reality

So I’ve Been Thinking about Digital Reading (How & Why)

I’m spending a few days at Mercersburg Academy in PA to help teachers integrate technology in a flipped classroom environment. They spent two days …

Education Technology

Libraries add streaming services to bridge digital divide

In a bid to make must-see entertainment content available for all, public libraries are finding more ways to provide access to streaming services.<p>The …

Digital transformation at Wellcome Collection – Stacks

<b>Digital transformation is fundamentally about people, culture, processes and how we can use technology to place our users first and deliver services</b> …

XRTL

MXRTL is an R&D project exploring how to extend the corporeal immediacy and humanity of live performance through burgeoning immersive technology.

Theatre meets Virtual Reality

Art, Design, Events, Featured, Film, News, Tech, Monday 23 Jul, 2018<p><i>New R&D project from immersive content studio Megaverse partnering with National</i> …

How the shared family computer protected us from our worst selves

Long before phone addiction panic gripped the masses and before screen time became a facet of our wellness and digital detoxes, there was one good and wise piece of technology that served our families. Maybe it was in the family room or in the kitchen. It could have been a Mac or PC. Chances are it …

Democratizing Tech Education at the Brooklyn Public Library

Sometimes I get asked the following question: “How are libraries going to be able to keep up with technology and the internet?” The implication, on …

Finding new music in the algorithm age

Six people working in the music world tell us how they do it.<p>Personalized recommendations, sponsored playlists, and the dominance of streaming …

New Music

The enduring power of print for learning in a digital world

Today’s students see themselves as digital natives, the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, tablets and …

Education Technology