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How Technology is Being Used to Personalize the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Posted on July 7, 2014

On September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on US soil rocked the nation. Now, more than 12 years after the event, the recently opened 9/11 memorial and museum has been erected ...

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How Unified Field is Using Big Data to Create Legible Cities

Posted on June 23, 2014

  You know those "futuristic" movies like Minority Report that show a world where technology is everywhere, on every surface of a reactive urban environment? This fantasy future of "ambient technology" is ...

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How Grant Programs and Accelerators are Pushing the Envelope on Technology, Interactivity, and Innovation

Posted on May 23, 2014

A new generation of technologies is changing the way that museums and other entertainment venues engage visitors with interactive platforms and storytelling. We recently profiled the CHESS project, an EU-funded ...

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Google Glass Brings Its Visionary Tech to the New Museum for Generational Triennial Exhibit

Posted on May 20, 2014

The Generational Triennial is a once every three years event that features emerging contemporary artists. The next Triennial will be held in February 2015 and will be curated by Lauren ...

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Virtual Immortality and Historical Attractions

Posted on May 19, 2014

Bringing history to life in entertainment attractions requires its own kind of unique approach. Buildings, textures and even minute details must feel authentic in order to bring the period to ...

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How Museums and Theme Parks are Taking On STEM Education

Posted on May 2, 2014

According to the National Science and Math Initiative, the US is currently facing a crisis in educating our next generation in science, technology, engineering, and math. As a result, we’re ...

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The Science of Rock n’ Roll

Posted on April 28, 2014

When we think of music, the last thing that we think of is technology (unless it's techno). But technology enabled the creation of Rock n'Roll as we know it. A ...

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Ancient Lives: New Discoveries – An Inside Look at the British Museum Mummies

Posted on April 14, 2014

Egyptology has captured the public’s imagination since the late 19th and early 20th century when archaeologists and anthropologists made significant progress unearthing Egypt’s ancient treasures. From the pyramids to piles ...

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How CHESS Is Changing Interactive Storytelling at Museums

Posted on April 9, 2014

In a recent op-ed “Tell me a story: augmented reality technology in museums” for The Guardian, the authors Yannis Ioannidis, Olivier Balet and Dimitrios Pandermalis make several excellent points about ...

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Hi-Tech Hits the Catwalk: Fendi Drones Take Flight on the Runway at Fashion Week in Milan

Posted on March 27, 2014

When you think of drones, what comes to mind is death from above but now drones are enjoying a commercial renaissance. They're being used in agriculture and Amazon has even ...

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