Author: Michael Klein

Google Tango AR at Queen’s House

Bringing the past to life: Google Tango AR at Queen’s House   Queen’s House is the first museum in the UK to use Google’s breakthrough augmented reality technology Tango and through hand held devices have created Spirited: A digital adventure. Here Advisor speaks with Dr Fabrice Jouvenot, Royal Museums Greenwich who will be giving a talk tomorrow (May 18) at the Museum’s + Heritage Show on this new way to engage visitors ahead of its official launch next month Link:...

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Working Group 7.1, Long-Term Life Cycle, Policy Making

Working Group 7.1,  Long-Term Life Cycle, Policy Making Scope and Objectives Sustainability of the content provided will go hand in hand with the further technological developments and their constant updates. This approach demands further investments and upkeep which must be manifested in the policy making in both a financial and an ideological sense.   Topics: Policy -making Pathway, for the development of VMs Statistical evaluation of the platform and its content Cost efficiency in production pipelines of VMs Curatorial and scientific concept creation Outcome Results of the research about the potential of social media and crowdsourcing published on the VIMM-Platform will show the possibilities for disseminating and financing VMs.   Analyze and monitor the attractiveness of existing content through statistic reports and direct feedback of visitors (replies, chats and public rating)   Policy -making pathway for local, regional and European decision makers enhancing the development and expansion of virtual museums.   Workflow optimization for the creation VMs to reduce costs and allow an effective curatorial and scientific concept...

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Working Group 7.2, Training, Learning and Dissemination

Working Group 7.2, Training, Learning and Dissemination Scope and Objectives The content of both these topics is closely intertwined, as content creators, being able to update the platform, can then also disseminate it responsively. The results of Thematic Areas 2 & 6 will be intensely connected to this working group. A collection of good practice examples published at the ViMM-platform will be the result of this work as will also be a list of recommendations for creators of Virtual Museums, which again is published on the ViMM-platform.   Topics Strategy for the collaboration of selected partners   Defining and creating a widespread awareness among practitioners   Disseminate the VIMMs knowledge to the creative industries   Outcome Strategy for the collaboration of selected partners and members to create conditions for a strong political and social impact. Defining and creating a widespread awareness, understanding and support among practitioners, policy makers and stakeholders in relation to the development and goals of VMs as well as their implementation and accessibility across Europe. Disseminate the VIMMs knowledge to the creative industries allowing them to optimize workflows and creating new networks of specialists which will contribute to the growth, creation of new products and investment areas within the VM...

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