[MCN-L] New Book from MuseumsEtc - CODE | WORDS: Technology and Theory in the Museum

2015-11-03 Thread Graeme Farnell
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[MCN-L] 360-Projection Examples and Experience

2015-11-03 Thread Haley Goldman, Michael
With the NYTimes about to launch its VR documentary "Displaced," I'm trying to find good past or present examples of 360-projection domes at museums (I already have plenty of examples of VR headsets, thank you). Most of what I've seen so far has been science based - which is great but less

Re: [MCN-L] 360-Projection Examples and Experience

2015-11-03 Thread Bruce Wyman
Michael — At the Canadian Museum for Human Rights up in Winnipeg, we put together a 360° theater telling a first nations story that’s done in both english and french. We partnered with Electrosnic on the AV installation for the museum (and that piece in particular) with RAA doing the overall

Re: [MCN-L] 360-Projection Examples and Experience

2015-11-03 Thread Rich Cherry
You should look at Sarah Kenderdine's work: http://www.museumsandtheweb.com/mw2011/papers/cultural_data_sculpting_omni_spatial_visualiza.html http://www.niea.unsw.edu.au/people/professor-sarah-kenderdine Rich On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 7:57 AM, Haley Goldman, Michael < mhaleygold...@ushmm.org>

Re: [MCN-L] 360-Projection Examples and Experience

2015-11-03 Thread Bryan Kennedy
You might reach out to the folks at the Elumenati [1] and the Electronic Visualization Laboratory at UIC [2], and generally search under the terms "projection design." Those two have done lots of interesting immersive and VR work. Still a bit science focused though... [1] -

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[MCN-L] In-gallery digital exhibits - a few questions

2015-11-03 Thread Ian Smith
Hi all, I'd like to pick the group's brains about the creation and use of in-gallery digital exhibits. (Disclaimer: I'm a UK-based digital consultant. Amongst other things, I make two digital exhibit platforms, IGOR and Darwin , and

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[MCN-L] 360-Projection Examples and Experience

2015-11-03 Thread Lloyd Swartz
At the Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio, Texas, we have a dome made up of individual screens of different sizes and shapes. Built almost 50 years ago. Originally had different types of film and slide projectors. We upgraded the dome to using video projectors. According to the

Re: [MCN-L] 360-Projection Examples and Experience

2015-11-03 Thread Birchall, Danny
Hi Michael IIRC, this paper by Nick Lambert has some interesting examples: http://ewic.bcs.org/content/ConWebDoc/40555 All best, Danny -Original Message- From: mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu [mailto:mcn-l-boun...@mcn.edu] On Behalf Of Haley Goldman, Michael Sent: 03 November 2015 15:57 To: