Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

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Overcoming Barriers to Adopting a Mobile or Tablet App

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iPad
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Apps for museums are here to stay. But for many institutions, there are still questions about when and how to get started. Join us as we discuss how adopting an iPad kiosk or mobile app is easier than you may think. You'll also learn tips for creating Social Engagement, Walking Tours, Scavenger Hunts, Accessibility Features and more.

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Exhibitor Briefing - discuss your product. Confirmed Exhibitors only
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CAM St. Louis App

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app
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st. louis
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contemporary
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art
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toky
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branding
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CMS
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Do you want to engage with the most innovative and relevant art being made today?  There’s an App for that. As a non-collecting institution, the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) St.

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Demonstration - show your project

Quick and dirty AR for mobile devices: A workshop

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augmented reality
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mobile
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android
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application
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The British Museum, Exploratorium and several other cultural institutions have built AR applications on Juanio, a free, cross-platform Augmented Reality browser. Juanio has an open API for developers which makes the creation of new apps (or “channels”) a quick and simple process for any competent programmer.

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Workshop - full or half day
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Cross-platform mobile app development with Phonegap and other JS frameworks

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iPad
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HTML
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Phonegap
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mobile development
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Javascript
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cross-platform
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In this half-day workshop participants learn how to use their existing JS knowledge and skills to quickly develop mobile applications for iOS and Android.Working in small groups we will rapidly design and build a simple collection browsing or guided tour mobile app utilizing native phone hardware features unable to be called by HTML5 such as the device camera, unprompted GPS and compass, unique

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Workshop - full or half day
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Developing Dynamic Visitors Guides, Floor plans, Mobile Navigation and Location Awareness

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location aware mobile computing
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digital mobile museum tour
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WI-FI triangulation
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This workshop is now full.

Workshop examines the processes to identify visitors’ navigation and interpretation needs; and develop and deploy dynamic wayfinding, mapping, tours and visitor guides. Attendees will review the American Museum of Natural History Explorer implementation as a case study. Members of the Museum’s Digital Media department, Networking/IT department and the Museum’s development partner, Spotlight Mobile will share how they developed and deployed the Explorer iPhone app.

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Workshop - full or half day
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Art App-reciation: Fostering engagement and reflection in museums through a social mobile application

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social
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human-computer interaction
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Novice museum visitors often lack the skills for interpreting and engaging with works of art on display. We have observed visitors glossing through exhibits lacking the capacity to make meaning from art viewing.

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Paper - in formal session

Explorer - Mobile Navigation and Interpretation at the American Museum of Natural History

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wayfinding
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explorer
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navigation
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application
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mobile phones
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collection
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digital mobile museum tour
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location awareness
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This paper advocates a visitor-centric approach to designing a solution for navigation and interpretation.  The American Museum of Natural History iPhone application Explorer combines state of the art location awareness, interpretation, and social networking to deliver an enhanced visitor experience both onsite and online.  AMNH had three objectives with this project: to facilitate vi

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Paper - in formal session

Open Source and Mobile Apps: the case of Open Images

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mobile
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open source
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In the context of the national digitisation programme Images for the Future, The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision has designed and developed a complete technical architecture to support (mobile) location-based services for cultural heritage.

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Demonstration - show your project