Tagged with "kiosk"

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  1. 6 Billion Human Beings (6 millards d'Hommes)

    6 Billion Human Beings (6 millards d'Hommes)

    Review

    by Jim Spadaccini Published May 16 2007

    After seeing the online version of this exhibition, I knew that I needed to see the physical one as well. At the time, I was working for the Exploratorium and was lucky enough to be in Europe on museum business. I remember thinking to myself that this...

  2. Clean Power: The Promise of Fuel Cells

    Clean Power: The Promise of Fuel Cells

    Case Study

    by Jim Spadaccini Published April 09 2007

    Clean Power: The Promise of Fuel Cells is a computer-based interactive exhibit developed by California Science Center and Ideum. The exhibit in-depth information in three basic areas: “How fuel cells work” uses 3D animation to explain the chemical...

  3. North by Southwest: Interactive Kiosk

    North by Southwest: Interactive Kiosk

    Case Study

    by Jim Spadaccini Published July 09 2007

    The kiosk exhibit in this case study shares the same name with the exhibit, North by Southwest: Bering Sea Communities, Collaborations and Collections. The exhibition is currently open at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology in Albuquerque, New Mexico....

  4. GuidA Rotate at Tudor House

    GuidA Rotate at Tudor House

    Case Study

    by Mark Magidson Published January 31 2009

    This programme for Tudor House allows the visitor to explore this space as it is seen today and then able to see and interact with the room in three other past periods. It also allows for exploring rooms that are not open to the public. Developed...

  5. Moving Beyond Earth

    Moving Beyond Earth

    Review

    by Michael Lenahan Published February 12 2010

    The National Air and Space Museum (NASM) uses a series of digital technologies to reach audiences in its newest exhibition, “Moving Beyond Earth.” The exhibit is a work in progress, but the first stage of the gallery is open. It is...

  6. Window on Collections, Our Universes, Our Peoples

    Window on Collections, Our Universes, Our Peoples

    Review

    by Sarah Deanehan Published February 15 2010

    As one of the newest museums of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of the American Indian was able to take advantage of some of the (then) newest technologies in its permanent exhibits. On a recent visit, I found that these technological...

  7. Time Exposures: Picturing a History of Isleta Pueblo in the 19th Century

    Time Exposures: Picturing a History of Isleta Pueblo in the 19th Century

    Review

    by Maura Nelson Published February 15 2010

    During a recent trip to New Mexico, my travelling group happened upon the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History. Having some free time, we decided to stop in for a visit. While all the exhibits were beautifully presented, the current exhibition "Time...

  8. The Luce Foundation Center for American Art

    The Luce Foundation Center for American Art

    Review

    by Sarah Wohlstadter Published February 16 2010

    Discovering the Luce Foundation Center for Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum was an art novice’s dream! As someone with a science background, I found the form in which the art was displayed, as open storage, was very approachable. I was...

  9. We the People: Family History Search

    We the People: Family History Search

    Review

    by Grace Weltner Published March 01 2011

    The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) does not shy away from frequent use of technology, its visitors are treated to technological interactives in almost every gallery. The Public Vault is a permanent exhibition that introduces the...

  10. Moving Beyond Earth

    Moving Beyond Earth

    Review

    by Erin Beasley Published March 01 2011

    This review will focus on the interactive technology within the exhibition, "Moving Beyond Earth," at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) in Washington, D.C. This exhibition gives visitors the opportunity to explore human spaceflight and space...

  11. "Packing for the Unknown"

    Review

    by Lauren Jaeger Published March 01 2011

    Whenever someone prepares for a trip—whether it is a short visit with relatives or an extended adventure in Europe—the question of what to pack must be considered. One must think about length of stay, weather, and the types of activities that will...