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How Virtual Reality Could Give New Life to Museum Exhibits

Posted on October 10, 2016

Virtual reality and augmented reality are helping organizations do everything from memorialize and mirror deceased relatives to transform the marketing process.  These technologies have made their way into the museum ...

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Technology for Art: An Inside Look at Developing Tools for Cultural Institutions

Posted on October 3, 2016

“If data isn’t high on a museum’s agenda, it should be. Insight can make a 10x difference to cultural institution outcomes, across funding, visitation, investment, efficiency and innovation. Neglecting it ...

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Beyond Pokemon Go: How Augmented Reality Could Change Resorts for the Better

Posted on July 31, 2016

When you travel to a new location, do you look for Pokemon? If so, you’re not alone. The augmented reality game has swept the world in a matter of weeks. ...

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How 3D Printing is Rebuilding Destroyed Artifacts – And What It Means for Preservation

Posted on July 18, 2016

3D printing has applications beyond printing food and fashion; it’s actually helping to address some of the most tragic issues affecting the museum world. The world is an unpredictable place, ...

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New Tools Upgrade the Museum Visitor Experience with Smart Analytics

Posted on June 3, 2016

Technology at museums is one of the hottest topics on the market today. Yet behind the apps and tablet-based tools are a series of smart analytics designed to help museums ...

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Will Widespread Drone Ownership Influence Theme Park Design?

Posted on January 28, 2016

2016 is poised to be the year of hot new technologies, from the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset to the increased use of drones in theme parks. We’ve already discussed ...

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The Lost Palace: Technology Helps Recapture Lost Tales of Britain’s Past

Posted on January 22, 2016

Digital storytelling platforms are being used in an innovative new project to help bring history to life. Last year, Historic Royal Palaces released a brief that invited the public to help ...

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What Entertainment Designers Need to Know About Flying Theaters

Posted on September 16, 2015

  During a recent trip to Vancouver, I had the opportunity to experience an unexpected but delightful attraction: Fly Over Canada. Fly Over Canada offers guests an experience that’s exactly what ...

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The British Museum Offers a VR Tour of the Bronze Age

Posted on September 14, 2015

Close your eyes and imagine roaming the Earth during the Bronze Age: wide-open savannahs and forests teaming with exotic wildlife. Primitive people living together in small tribes, using basic technology ...

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The Strandbeests Come to Boston

Posted on August 24, 2015

  It’s a windy day on the popular Massachusetts Crane Beach. There’s a three hour traffic jam running miles down the congested country road that ends at the water. The cause ...

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