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 - Multi-modal views: same objects in spatial and conceptual maps; same
objects on screen, animate into different positions

 

 

 

 - Animating, bringing to life the art/objects

 

 

 

 - Touching the artwork through the interface

 

 

 

 - Learning about the artist, the context in which the artifact was built

 

 

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 - Curators adding multimedia information (youtube videos, books, songs, testimonials, etc.)

 

 

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 - Showing relationships of the artifact with the past and the present

 

 

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                      Visitors adding information to the object (off-site, on-site)                          

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- Adding tags

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- Adding media and comments to the object (videos, photos, audio)

 

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- Footprints, leaving notes for other people

 

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                               Relationships among objects (off-site, on-site)                                     

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- Draw up relationships between works/objects/artifacts/etc.

 

 

 

- Provides point of entry for receiver to also explore rest of space

 

 

 

- Pointers to other artifacts in the museum (same artist, same period,
same technique, same theme, etc.)

 

 

 

- Visitors that enjoyed this artifact also liked...

 

 

 

                                                   Links with other museums                                                  

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- Sharing content across museums

 

 

 

- Vast array of maps connecting/interacting with each other: mega-museum

 

 

 

- Travel patterns (& "Did you know?")

 

 

 

- Link to things, events, happenings in community

 

 

 

- Visitors that enjoyed this museum also went to...

 

 

 

                             Itineraries (preparation off-site, usage on-site)                                     

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- Create one's own experience and path within the content

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- Seeing where others are in the virtual map, what they're looking at,
in real-time

 

 

 

- Electronic breadcrumbs/post-it notes

 

 

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- Follow footprints of famous/credible people

 

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- Interest maps: what are people interested in?

 

 

 

- Ability to subscribe to interest maps (possibly with people with
credibility/fame)

 

 

 

- It is important to consider the flow of visitors, most museums have space issues
and they do not want people wandering around). A way to solve this, for example,
is allow the preparation of the itinerary beforehand and suggest then the best way
to organize the best, or define a set of itineraries to pick from.

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- Itineraries that adapt to the visitors (with young children, children, teenagers,
older visitors, but also studies / career...)

 

 

 

                              Wayfinding (on-site, off-site just for information)                                 

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- Better sense of where one might find works (particularly, generally)

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- Easier access (don't have to go to a wall for a map)

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- Accessibility. E.g., providing easily accessible paths for wheelchairs

 

 

 

                                         Social interaction (off-site, on-site)                                             

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- Social aspect: where (spatially, conceptually) are my friends and
colleagues enjoying content?

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- Entertainment value

 

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- Real-time/offline conversations in the virtual, hybrid virtual-physical space

 

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- Tease at social value (shared exploration, etc.)

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- Tease at the unspoken thoughts when an ad hoc group of people stand
at the same object silently

 

 

 

- Social sharing: link to email, Twitter, Facebook, etc.

 

 

 

- Interactive postcards: send a virtual map (say, zoomed into a
cluster of objects) w/ note

 

 

 

                                                      Post-visit activities                                                           

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- Post-visit affordances

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- Data recovery, exploration for scholars, researchers

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- Enabling better searching experience

 

 

 

- Accessibility

 

 

 

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