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Museum Computer Network hosts THATCamp, an Unconference in Atlanta

The Museum Computer Network is seeking “anyone with energy and an interest in museum studies, social sciences, humanities and/or technology” to attned a THATCamp event in Atlanta on Saturday, November 19th, 2011. This event will invite participants to focus on … Continue reading

Driving an interactive exhibit with Kinect Interface

Here’s an exhibit about the Sun (at the Centrum Hewelianum in Gdansk) using a video 3D projection screen and Kinect system that allows visitors to interact through gestures – it is a great example, highlighting the potential of Kinect to … Continue reading

Smithsonian event highlights some interesting new trends in museums

A group of presenters shared info on new trends including touchscreen technology, citizen curators, and augmented reality in an Ignite presentation format (i.e. Short presentations with auto-advancing slides).

Presentation Opportunity: 6th Annual ACM Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces

REPOST: CALL FOR PAPERS & NOTES6th Annual ACM Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces 2011 ITS November 13-16, 2011Portopia Hotel, Kobe, Japan The Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces 2011 Conference (ITS) is a premiere venue for presenting research in the design … Continue reading

Google invites mail users to get a move on with new gesture-based email interface Its an April Fools’ day joke, but conceptually interesting none-the less.


This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under Award Number MG-30-14-0037-14.

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