As potential providers of new technology for museums, we are aware of the gap between existing museum practices and progressive technology. Most of the times, the two just don't meet naturally. It is therefore of great importance, that intermediate bodies, such as the eCult Observatory, bring together cultural [...]
There’s no such thing as testing technology for real, in place, with users. The amount of feedback that can be gained out of the lab on the technical issues, emotional impact, content adequacy, and interaction effectiveness is invaluable.
From April to November 2015 in the Museon there will be an exhibition in which meSch technology will be fully integrated. The title of the exhibition: The Hague and the Atlantikwall. War in the city of peace. It will provide an excellent setting for the visitor studies that [...]
Assessing the impact of the meSch approach is a task of critical importance within the meSch project. Evaluation is all about exploring the short and long term impact, potential and viability of meSch and it’s products for all implicated stakeholders: museums, Cultural Heritage professionals, museum visitors, designers, tech [...]
On the week of November 3rd to November 8th, the EUROMED 2014, Digital Heritage conference took place in Limassol, Cyprus. This was the 5th edition of this International Conference that is dedicated to Digital Heritage.
The proof of the pudding is in the eating, as the saying goes. If that’s the case, then the case studies are a meSch meal of many courses, serving the fine cuisine cooked up by the various meSch work packages. Now most of the building blocks of the [...]
eCultValue has chosen meSch technology for validation in Living Labs. If you want to try out meSch technology in your own institution, then this is your chance! The call for proposals is open until September 10th, 2014.
How do curators prepare and personalise content to serve different learning goals, themes, topics and audiences? If we want to create an authoring tool that allows cultural heritage professionals to create adaptive digital content that augments and personalises the museum experience for different visitors, we need to gain [...]
A new meSch promotion video has been published.
If we could make 3D printed replicas of our collections, what could we use them for? Could we make them ‘smart’ and respond to the way visitors handle and explore them? And what about recontextualising virtual replicas, what happens when we (virtually) place them back into their original [...]