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How can games in museums enhance visitor experience?

Museums are typically thought of as destinations to house and display art, artefacts and collections of cultural interest. But in an age of shortened attention...

What does the future hold for online events?

What have your favourite online events been over the last couple of years? Have you been enjoying plays at home (thanks National Theatre!)? Joined a...

Digitisation in discussion: Perception Codes in conversation with UNESCO Bangkok

Augmented reality (AR) specialists, Perception Codes have made great strides in the museum space in 2021. In July, it was announced that the launch of...

How will 5G technology impact museums?

Mobile phone networks have been capable of passing data communications from their earliest iterations. However, it was not until so-called 3G came into existence that...

What is Telegram and how can museums benefit from its reach?

In August this year the messaging app Telegram reached one billion downloads making it the it the 15th app in the world to have hit...

Building technology into teaching: Hans Christian Andersen’s House collaborates to create Minecraft worlds

After 5 years of redevelopment, Hans Christian Andersen’s House opened its doors in the summer of 2021. “The museum first opened in 1908. It’s been...

In conversation with: David Dewhurst, Digital Experience Manager, Science Museum

What happens to interactive kiosks and hands-on installations when the lights go out and visitors are sent home? And how do you turn tactile exhibitions...

In Conversation With: John Kudos, Managing Partner, KUDOS Design Collaboratory™ and KASA Collective

A creative director, educator, and technologist with over 20 years’ design and management experience, John Kudos has worked on a broad range of projects –...

In Conversation With: Jahnavi Phalkey, Founding Director, Science Gallery Bengaluru

Reimagining cultural spaces for a digital future is a challenge that many museum professionals have been wrestling with in the recent past. Ahead of her...

In Conversation With: Katherine Biggs, Senior Digital Manager, National Portrait Gallery

Have a global audience and annual visitor numbers of almost 2 million people? Then how do you keep them engaged and interested when you close...

Pokemon Go Makers Partner With Museums for Real-World Metaverse

The developer of the world’s first augmented reality (AR) platform to truly take off, Pokemon Go, has partnered with museums and other institutions for its...

Understanding the metaverse and what the future holds for the digital space

It’s a term that has been familiar in tech circles for some time but Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement that Facebook would be changing its umbrella company...

A look to the future: Microsoft Mesh and beyond

In her latest article for MuseumNext, Microsoft Strategy Leader for Libraries and Museums, Catherine Devine, shares where next generation Extended Reality (XR) is heading and...

Reimagining Collections: Building digital ecosystems for the modern museum

What does the future of digital collections look like? Terentia recently hosted a panel discussion as part of the MuseumNext Digital Collections Summit to discover...

Active Image: providing digital and physical art solutions to DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum

The DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum in Frankfurt – is a leading, forward-thinking, international heritage organization, which links the history, materiality, and meaning of...

Smartify launches new museum marketplace 

Smartify’s Head of eCommerce Emma Roberts reveals how the new arts marketplace provides an exciting channel for museum stores. Emma knows the challenges facing museum...

How AI has learned human emotions from art

Researchers at Stanford University have programmed their AI algorithm to look at a work of art, and then, astonishingly, to form an emotional response to...

What’s the real cost of NFT Art?

There’s been a lot of stories in the news about NFT art recently. And for good reason, it has become the new investment hot ticket,...

The future of museum collections is cloud

Adrian Cooper is the Chief Product Officer for Terentia, a digital asset management, collections management, and storytelling platform for museums and cultural institutions that uses...

Harnessing the value of museum assets with Holographic NFTs

Exploring how Holographic NFTs can provide museums and galleries with an opportunity to build on their digitisation programmes, make their exhibits more immersive and generate...

Smartify at the Van Abbemuseum: creating a multi-layered visit

For its Delinking and Relinking exhibition the Van Abbemuseum staff asked the question: how can we create a layered museum visit in which we give...

Active Image: providing a marketplace and community for digital imagery

Founded in 2018 by Henning Lohner, Active Image is a Berlin-based start-up with the mission to accelerate the transformation of the visual art experience by...

Livdeo: building more comprehensive and accessible digital platforms for museum visitors

According to Livdeo, a French tech company that provides inclusive digital solutions for cultural institutions, the digital collections should be accessible to everyone, regardless of...

How one artist is heading underwater for inspiration with Deep 3D

Simon Brown is the man behind Deep 3D – an incredible new collection of holo-NFT artworks that have been given new life using state-of-the-art desktop...