Augmented reality technology adopted by the British Museum

british museum augmented reality technology

This new learning experience at the massive London landmark was developed through a Samsung partnership. Samsung and the British Museum have now announced that they have renewed their five year partnership deal that will allow them to use augmented reality technology to provide visitors to the attraction with an app that will allow them to learn more than is available on printed signage. The deal is for the creation of a new application that will combine the real and the digital worlds. The app, which uses augmented reality technology, is…

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Mark Twain Boyhood Museum to be home to new technology including QR codes

Mark Twain Boyhood Museum

Though Mark Twain is roughly 100 years late to experience the advent of QR codes, his childhood home in Hannibal, Missouri, will have plenty of them around. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum has announced that it will be using the codes to give visitors a more interactive experience. The codes will be accompanied by a number of touch screen displays that contain information about the prolific writer and lecturer. Given Twain’s fabled love for science and technology, the codes seem to be a good fit. The initiative is…

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What do art and QR codes have in common?

Dayton Art Institute has started using QR Codes with some of their artist’s exhibits. Only a few other museums across the U.S. are using them at this time. The QR Codes were incorporated with the art exhibits last year; they estimated that about 10 percent of the four thousand visitors used them. The Dayton Art Institute began in 1919 and has grown to be one of the nation’s finest (mid-sized) art museums. The museum now has over 26 thousand objects that cover over a five thousand year history of art.…

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