Hybrid design creates innovative museum experiences

March 1st, 2005 | RESEARCH

The Situating Hybrid Assemblies in Public Environments (SHAPE) project within the European Disappearing Computer initiative has explored how emerging ubiquitous technologies can support museum visiting experiences. SHAPE has designed hybrid artifacts that support visitors manipulating phisical and digital material in a visible and interesting manner.


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Team Members

Liam Bannon, Author, University of Limerick
Steve Benford, Author, University of Nottingham
John Bowers, Author, The Royal Institute of Technology
Christian Heath, Author, King's College London


Publication: Communications of the ACM
Volume: 48
Number: 3
Page(s): 62

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Audience: General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Computing and information science | Education and learning science | General STEM | History | policy | law | Technology
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Games | Simulations | Interactives | Media and Technology | Museum and Science Center Exhibits