Hello, heritage enthusiasts! This is Nikki, from Heritage UX. I am excited to introduce Web-Love Wednesday, a new featured post series on the Heritage UX blog. Each week, we will feature a reflective post about an online exhibit or collection, crowdsourced by the users! The goal here is to reflect on the presentation and accessibility […]Read More Welcome to the Web-Love Wednesdays
The release and subsequent popularity of the Pokemon Go up has sparked a keen interest in the use of augmented reality (AR) to enhance the user experience. One place that Augmented reality is really taking off is in museum exhibits, not just in the United States but throughout the world. This increase in use comes […]Read More Augmented Reality is Enhancing Museum Exhibits Across the Globe
When Jurassic Park first hit theaters way back in the summer of 1993, the world shouted with a single voice, “The T-rex is still the king of all beasts!” It was just four years later, in the fall of 1997, that the Field Museum in Chicago paid $8.4 million to bring home SUE, the most […]Read More SUE the T-Rex Is Taking a Bite Out of Twitter
Recently, the Google’s Arts & Culture App went viral, when people realized they could upload their selfies to be matched to historical paintings. Before this, the app still existed to share great works of art with the masses. Certainly, the sensational nature of the matching feature has increased traffic and usage of the app — […]Read More Can Social Media Improve your Museum Outreach?