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Aliens arrive and fall in love with sheep

October 26, 2007

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Alexander Pollak and Paul Scheibelhofer, are presenting a paper in the Reaching Young People session at ICHIM. Their paper examines interactive technologies around children’s culture. They tell the story of the success of the ZOOM media lab in Vienna. The approach is participatory: children are facilitated to produce their own short videos. In 1.5 hour […]

Viewing the “view zone” breaks down virtual barriers

October 26, 2007

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Laura Pecchioli and Fawzi Mohamed have a good approach to overcoming the dual problems of integration of context information into virtual worlds and the connection of those virtual worlds to the real one. They have developed a system, ArchApp that links context information to 3d environments by means of a view zone. In their prototype […]

User generated game increases awareness of spatial environments

October 26, 2007

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A demonstration stood out for me this morning at ICHIM. Hide’n’seek is a simple idea to increase engagement with user generated trails (www.hidenseek.us/). Each game becomes a weaving of memories based on experiences, clues, questions, challenges, and pictures that can allow a heightened awareness of space This gives: placed based knowledge without maps Thierry and […]

A diaspora of objects from the Yukon

October 25, 2007

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Complementing our paper is Sarah Charlie, Ed Krahn‘s paper Searching For Our Heritage. This, they describe as a work in progress – that started in 1987 and will probably never be finished. In short, they are working to identify Yukon artifacts scattered in museums around the world- a different sort of diaspora! A big part […]

ICHIM07 brief notes from Wednesday

October 25, 2007

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Briefs: In a ICHIM07 session entitled “In-Museum engagement” I’m watching CIMAD/EPOCH – A Framework for Developing Customized Multi-channel Cultural Heritage Services. With a background in research of poor learning from museum experiences they are working to create applications that are meaningful onsite. He asks, what is the role of the technology? To provide an infrastructure […]