Engaging visitors with the right information at the right time and with the most effective type of interaction during their museum experience is one of the crucial issues curators are keen to invest effort in to make visits enjoyable, memorable, and instructive for their varied audience.
How do you improve your visitors' experience, motivate them to stay longer and explore more digital collections online? In this blog post, we show how we try to understanding visitor behaviour and use it to personalize recommendations about interesting and unseen digital heritage in Europeana.
This video gives an impression of the way meSch technology was used in the temporary exhibition Feint - Illusion in Ancient Greek Art at the Allard Pierson Museum, the Archaeology museum of the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
meSch researchers Dr. Areti Damala and Merel van der Vaart spoke with Patrick O'Shea from the Immersive Learning Research Network to discuss the use and role of Augmented Reality in the Loupe, one of the meSch prototypes.
One of the pillars that meSch is built upon is co-design. It means that all our prototypes and exhibitions are developed in cooperation between designers, cultural heritage professionals, technical personnel and future users. The recently submitted deliverable, “D1.1 Co-Design and Collaborative Learning”, documents and reflects upon the overarching [...]
The Hunt Museum explored further use of the meSch Loupe - an augmented reality tool that can be used intuitively by the visitor to further explore the collections. Its use was so popular amongst visitors, that the museum decided to reintroduce it for another exhibition.
In order to facilitate successful digital innovation in our heritage organisations, we need to change the way we think about technology. We may even need to change the way we think about ourselves. On 20 November 2015 meSch, together with Acuity Design and Digital Identities, organised its second [...]
Dick van Dijk shares his views on the meSch workshop at Online Educa Berlin, that was held at the beginning of December 2015. Exploring the meSch technology as a potential educational tool.
How to keep a connection with visitors that have just experienced your museum exhibition? Will they recall what they have seen, heard, experienced for long? Will they ever get in touch with the online resources that the museum offers or will they suggest others to come and visit?
We have produced a new video, which gives an insight into the use of smart objects in an actual museum exhibition, the Atlantik Wall exhibition at the Museon, to be precisely.