In the context of the meSch project, Thomas Kubitza, Norman Pohl, Tilman Dingler, Albrecht Schmidt, Daniela Petrelli, and Nick Dulake are organizing a studio at TEI 2013, the 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction on February 16th. The studio entitled "Tools and Methods for Creating [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
This summer Work Package 5 (WP5) completed its first deliverable: “Analysis of existing data sources and services”. WP5 focuses on the meSch software and physical infrastructure and integration of the different components. The first task of this work package was to identify existing data sources and services that [...]
Most blog posts up to now have been focused on conceptual and design issues around realizing tangible interaction with (digital) heritage artifacts in smart exhibitions. Of a completely different nature (but nevertheless very much intertwined with the other research in the project) is the work done in the [...]
The meSch website has had a complete makeover. The newly designed website includes updated information about the project, the people involved, the generated output, an events calendar and blog posts about relevant activities within the project.
From 5 to 7 June the first co-design workshop of the meSch project took place in Amsterdam and The Hague. Teams of almost all partners in the consortium met to catch up after the kick-off meeting in Sheffield in February, while new members of the project were introduced [...]
The meSch project has kicked off! In February all 13 consortium partners met in Sheffield at the Sheffield Hallam University. As not all partners had met face-to-face before a large part of the four day kick off was aimed at getting to know another and find a common [...]