Cultural heritage has been a privileged application domain for personalization technologies for many years, since visitors can highly benefit - during cultural heritage explorations - from individual support that takes contextual and personal attributes and visitors’ evolving behavior during the visit into account. In meSch we push the [...]
Three meSch related papers have been accepted at NODEM 2013 'Beyond Control', the International Conference on Design and Digital Heritage, taking place in Stockholm, from 1 to 4 December.
How would you like to augment a cultural heritage object with digital technology? What kind of additional information would you like to be available? How does this augmented dimension enhance your experience with the object? These were some of the questions the meSch team at Universidad Carlos III [...]
During the consortium meeting scheduled at Trento (Italy), a co-design workshop was held at Museo Italiano Della Guerra on October 10th 2013. The theme of the workshop was to explore possible interactions and narratives of various existing museum artefacts. The co-design session provided great inspirations to aid the [...]
A full consortium meeting of the meSch project took place from 7 to 11 October in Trento, Italy. From all the participating institutions representatives met up in Trento, to catch up, discuss research findings, showcase prototypes and work together in small-scale co-design workshops.
The meSch team at the University Carlos III Madrid (UC3M) is organizing workshops with cultural heritage managers and students, curators and visitors of exhibitions to understand how they envision future digital encounters with cultural settings. In this post we report on the first workhop at the Centro de [...]
An Interview with the Riverside Transport Museum in Glasgow on their design approach to interactive installations
In the meSch project museums and heritage sites and their staff are consulted and involved in the co-design process of the development of the meSch toolkit for creating interactive tangible exhibits with smart objects. This includes the three museums that are involved in the project as a partner, [...]
Over the past six months, the meSch team at Sheffield Hallam University has worked with staff and volunteers of the historic Sheffield General Cemetery to discuss and explore novel interaction strategies for visitors of the cemetery by means of the meSch approach of mixing tangible interaction between visitors [...]
The meSch team at Sheffield Hallam University made a video about a meSch prototype, which can now be seen on the meSch website. The clip is a demo of the Companion Novel, a book-like device that allows visitors of an outdoor heritage site to select a theme and [...]
Explorations for DIY Approaches for Cultural Heritage Professionals through Digital Technology at INTERACT2013
Laura Maye, who is involved in the meSch consortium as a PhD student at the University of Limerick, was amongst the presenters at the Doctoral Consortium collocated with the INTERACT2013 conference earlier this month. During her presentation, Laura explored the theme of Do-It-Yourself approaches for cultural heritage professionals [...]