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11 04, 2018

A Tale of Two Trends

2018-08-29T11:25:49+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

1. Custom is King

Museums and tourist destinations continue to offer visitors options that tailor the visit to specific needs and desires. From what we see, customisation will continue to be in high demand. The attention economy we find ourselves in makes us increasingly choosy and our expectations on any experience continue to grow ever higher.

When entering a museum or tourist destination, visitors may encounter certain annoyances such as long queues, being short on time, a mobile phone running out of battery, needing the toilet, not knowing where to start etc. These situations can be overwhelming and digital tools have a clear role in providing assistance, for example via an app in your phone or an audio guide device handed to […]

8 03, 2018
  • collecting social

Workshop: Collecting Social Photo

2018-03-12T15:10:38+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

We joined a two-day workshop by Collecting Social Photo hosted by Nordiska museet, about –as the name suggests- collecting social digital photographs, from the perspective of a museum.

  • How do we get a wide and accurate representation of social media photography into the museum archives?
  • What role do museums have in collecting social photos?

The mix of participants; museum professionals, researchers and us (tech providers), from Sweden, Finland, England and Australia was very enjoyable. We split into groups and presented new and exciting ideas, keeping the GDPR regulations and Instagram’s restrictive API in the back of our minds…

For more info about the project, click here.