Enhancing art experience using emerging technology

Demonstration

Thursday, April 02, 2020: 7:00pm - 8:00pm -

Kyungjin Yoo, University of Maryland, USA

As technology continues to change nearly every aspect of life in the twenty-first century, museums are searching for new ways to attract and engage visitors to spaces that have traditionally been considered tech-free zones of quiet contemplation. To this end, we have been seeking to explore the potential of new and emerging technologies to improve the experiences of museum visitors and to help diverse audiences more deeply understand and appreciate works of art. We have conducted research and experiment with a range of methods and technologies to meet the needs of current visitors to the museum. As we are interested in the arts, humanities, and museum studies, we have conducted research on works of art in the museum’s collection and produced new educational content for these objects in text, audio, video, and interactive multimedia formats. We have explored the potential of integrating new and emerging technologies into the visitor experience and built digital projects to be used by museum visitors. Technologies and methods to be studied include augmented and virtual reality, beacon-based mobile location intelligence, web and mobile application development, data and information architecture.

Bibliography:
Saadiq K. Shaik, Kyungjin Yoo, "Interactive virtual exhibition: creating custom virtual art galleries using web technologies", VRST '18: Proceedings of the 24th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2018

Taru Rustagi, Kyungjin Yoo, "Indoor AR navigation using tilesets", VRST '18: Proceedings of the 24th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2018

Elijah Schwelling , Kyungjin Yoo, "Automatic 3D modeling of artwork and visualizing audio in an augmented reality environment", VRST '18: Proceedings of the 24th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2018

Julia Hayes , Kyungjin Yoo, "Virtual reality interactivity in a museum environment", VRST '18: Proceedings of the 24th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2018