Workshop with the Loupe in Sofia

The National Museum of History in Sofia, Bulgaria is running experiments with the meSch Loupe as result of the eCultValue open call for Living Labs.

The digital loupe prototype developed by Waag Society was subject of a workshop and discussion for museum experts at ‘New Digital Technologies, Apps and Tools for Museums and Galleries: The Loupe at the National Museum of History in Sofia, Bulgaria on November 27 2014.

 

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The programme included:

  • Brief presentation of the EMEE (Eurovision Museum Exhibiting Europe) project, Tsvetana Kyoseva, NMH
  • Live demonstration of the digital loupe in Hall 2 of NMH, Digital Spaces Living Lab
  • Presentation of preliminary results of the digital loupe trials with school children carried out in November 2014 at NMH, Stavri Nikolov, Digital Spaces Living Lab
  • Brief presentation of the following projects: – eCultValue, eCultObservatory, and meSch (Material EncounterS with digital Cultural Heritage), Stavri Nikolov, Digital Spaces Living Lab
  • Bulgariana in the context of Europeana, Mariana Damova, Mozaika
  • Brief presentations of other mobile and web apps that could be used in museums and art galleries – ColorExtract and Autotag.me, Georgi Kadrev, Imagga, and TagStory, Kyrre Havik Eriksen, TagStory and Stavri Nikolov, Digital Spaces Living Lab
  • Discussion how mobile apps, tools and gadgets based on advanced information and communication technologies could be designed, made, tested and used in museums and art galleries.

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For more information about the loupe see:

http://waag.org/en/news/travelling-loupe
http://mesch-project.eu/mesch-prototype-the-loupe

When:
Thursday, 2014, November 27 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where:
National Museum of History, 16 Vitoshko Lale Strеet, 1618 Sofia
Related projects:
meSch
source: Website Waag Society & Digital Spaces Living Lab
Lab:
Urban Reality Lab