When new technologies come to the museum

When new technologies come to the museum

Playful, poetic, surprising, unifying: augmented reality, virtual reality and new digital technologies have been attracting museums for at least five years. They have the merit of opening up cultural venues to new audiences and of combining technology and sharing, avoiding individual isolation, often pointed out when it comes to digital technology. Back on some successful … Read more

When virtual reality comes to the museum

The interactive digital experience is becoming more democratic. Virtual reality (VR) has taken advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to fully enter museums around the world. At the heart of the Pixii festival, the festival of digital cultures which takes place from June 18 to 23, 2022 in La Rochelle (Charente-Maritime), this technology which immerses the … Read more

Museum. After ten years, Archéa is aiming for another dimension at Louvres

Museum After ten years Archea is aiming for another dimension

By Fabrice Cahen Published on Jun 25 ’22 at 12:02 The Val d’Oise Gazette See my news Follow this media Antoinette Hubert, director of the museum and Soizic Berthé, curator of the Archéa’Lab exhibition. (©Fabrice Cahen) As part of its 10th anniversary, the Archeology Museum of Plain of France (Val-d’Oise) explores the different facets of … Read more

Festival of digital cultures in France: virtual reality at the museum

The interactive digital experience is becoming more democratic: virtual reality (VR), at the heart of the Pixii festival held in western France, has taken advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to fully enter museums around the world. VR, which immerses the viewer in the image, like augmented reality, which adds visual elements to our environment, are … Read more

In Mariupol, the computer museum destroyed by a shell

Bombs dropped by Russian forces further destroyed the 8-Bit Club and the 500 Soviet-era computing devices, collected by its director for some fifteen years. Among them, several Apple IIcs, ZX Spectrums and an Atari 400. A piece of computer history has gone up in smoke. The 8-bit Club, a museum dedicated to early computers and … Read more

Lyons. Susan Kare, an IT icon at the Printing Museum

There was a time when computers were reserved for IT specialists, and for professional use. In 1982, two young students, Steve Jobs and Andy Herzfeld, had the intuition that this machine could have daily and domestic use, and fit into every home. A real stroke of technical and commercial genius, which required real adaptation. It … Read more

The Vatican is working on a virtual museum in the Metaverse

The Vatican is working on a virtual museum in the

The Vatican announced some surprising news on May 5. The Humanity 2.0 Foundation of the Holy See wishes to embark on the metaverse through a partnership with Sensorium. On the program, a gallery of works of art NFT in virtual reality (VR). A virtual reality art gallery project Humanity 2.0 is a non-profit organization that … Read more