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Maps and way finding

Page history last edited by Silvia Filippini Fantoni 11 years, 8 months ago

As some of you might already know helping visitors orientation and navigation in the museum through multimedia guides is quite challenging, especially when no context-aware technology is available.


I was wondering if any of you had seen any recent examples (besides that of the Louvre) of applications that attempt to do so, without recurring to location-aware technology.


I also would like to know if have ever seen any kind of visual representation of the physical space that you think might work on a handheld guide?


Silvia Filippini Fantoni

Comments (1)

vRonden said

at 2:36 pm on Mar 24, 2009

Hello Silvia,

not sure if this is the answer you are looking for, but as far as i know, HP Labs is working towards such a system.
Here's a link to a demo of what they hope to achieve: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUOHfVXkUaI (this system is both context-aware and location-aware)
Now of course, this game is fake and it's not working yet, but i hope that HP Labs is currently working on that..

I don't fully understand your second question but that might be because of my limited english vocabulary.

I hope pointing you towards HP Labs gives you the information you need!

with kind regards,

Vincent Ronden

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