Mobile version of the Museum's website (published March 2009): http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/mobile/
Available in English, with selected stops in French, German, and Spanish.
Contains the catalog of pieces in the museum, as well as interviews with artists, curators, scholars and storytellers; video footage; poems; music — all on demand, interactive, and free of charge.
Available at the Museum.
iPhone tour of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, that lets the user explore its new Rooftop Garden, with ten sculptures, commentaries by artists and curators, artists at work, and other resources to discover the Garden's backstory.
TAP is a multimedia iPod Touch tour for "Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World" exhibition (October 2009 - January 2010).
Iphone app that contains more than 250 works from the National Gallery. Includes audio, zoomable high-resolution images, theme groupings and image galleries.
Based upon Pentimento, an application for the iPhone and iPod Touch platform. Pentimento is a modular application that can be assembled and customized.
There are three ways to access content (source: Pentimento website)
Created by Antenna Audio.
Contains exhaustive information about the author and the exhibition. Although information is mainly textual, it also contains other media, as for instance http://www.tate.org.uk/liverpool/exhibitions/gustavklimt/tour/iphone/#stop11 (quicktime documentation about pieces on the exhibition)
Also interesting is that that user can send feedback (http://www.tate.org.uk/liverpool/exhibitions/gustavklimt/tour/iphone/#feedback). Note that the Iphone is used by the museum not only to provide information, but also to receive it from its direct users or visitors.
Information about Turner Prize 08: artists, history, visiting information, etc. Artists' information contains QuickTime sequences as well as photographs of their works.
Sequential navigation structure.
Contains two sections:
Prototype developed by Saint Louis Science Center. Even when it currently contains textual information and some photographs, it may be interesting to follow-up future developments, especially for these sections:
Especially interesting are:
Widget that can be accessed with cell phone or Iphone.
Contains, among others, the following issues:
The Indianapolis Museum of Art will launch its first in gallery mobile tour in the fall of 2009 to coincide with a special exhibition entitled "Sacred Spain".
The IMA team plans on building a mobile platform which can be reused for many different types of content and special exhibitions.
Rob Stein explains: "We envision a set of polls or questions supporting multiple choice or yes/no feedback from inside the exhibition... the results of these polls will be viewable on the museum's website and in an in-gallery technology space adjacent to the special exhibition.
Project in development, explained by its designer Ted Forbes, at http://wiki.museummobile.info/museums-to-go/projects/dallas-museum-of-art
Ted Forbes points out that it can be viewed in full screen mode in the Iphone (clicking on the plus button at the bottom of Safari window > Add to Home Screen).
Application in 3 parts:
Ukiyo-e Beauties features art taken directly from The Chiba City Museum of Art, which hosts one of the world's most famous Ukiyo-e collections. The most outstanding characteristic is the effort to reproduce the original color of each piece. Pieces are available in 1150 x 800 resolution.
First published on 2009, November.
Developed by Tonchidot, Sekai Camera (in Japanese, World Camera) is conceived as a social tagging device for the iPhone. It combines the camera. the GPS, the internet connectivity and the microphone. When you start it, the application first checks where you are using the built-in GPS in the iPhone 3G.
Watch a video with a navigation demo made at La Villette (Paris): http://sekaicamera.com/SekaiCamera.html.
Above link contains an interview with Brooklyn IPhone app's developer, Adam Shackelford. Some remarkable contents are:
This reference is included although it's not about an Iphone project, but adressed to PDA devices.
Interactive guide for PDA devices, based on Sign Language with subtitles. It enables the hearing-impaired to make and autonomous visit of the museum.
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