New Accessibility Feature Enhances Open Exhibits Experience

Video tour of enhanced Solar System Exhibit Enhanced Solar System Exhibit Ideum (the lead organization of Open Exhibits) has made significant progress in multitouch accessibility in the process of developing three prototypes for the Creating Museum Media for Everyone (CMME) … Continue reading

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Open Exhibits is Now 100% Free

Big news: Open Exhibits is now free for commercial use! This has been made possible by merging GestureWorks Flash with Open Exhibits. Open Exhibits 4.1 offers, for free, all of the features of the final available version of GestureWorks Flash … Continue reading

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Open Exhibits 3.1 Update

The Open Exhibits Team has just released an update to the SDK: 3.1.0. This update continues the development effort of supporting Away3D, adding a new 3D layout infrastructure, and helper transformation classes that facilitate more natural object transformations relative to … Continue reading

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New Tutorials for Open Exhibits 3.0+

Open Exhibits has undergone major changes for its 3.0 release. The biggest changes have been in the way the system handles 3D gestures with Leap Motion and rendering with Away3D. In order to get up to speed with the new … Continue reading

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Major Release: Open Exhibits 3

We are excited to announce the Open Exhibits 3 release which includes a number of significant and exciting improvements to the free and open HCI software framework. The most fundamental change to the framework is in how Open Exhibits 3 … Continue reading

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Open Exhibits 3.0 Coming in November

Open Exhibits is pleased to announce an upcoming major release, Open Exhibits 3.0. Over a year in the making, this new release provides full 3D support including 3D motion gestures, compatible with the Leap Motion Controller, and 3D rendering capabilities … Continue reading

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Open Exhibits featured in Huffington Post Tech Blog

Open Exhibits was recently featured in a tech blog article in the online edition of the Huffington Post. The article, Open Source Collaboration in Museum Exhibit Design, describes Open Exhibits and another open source initiative, The Tech Open Source. Open … Continue reading

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Open Exhibits SDK 2.6.1

We’ve released a patch update for the Open Exhibits SDK – version 2.6.1. This release addresses several outstanding issues as well as a couple of issues that were introduced in 2.6.0. This update is highly recommended for version 2.6.0 users. … Continue reading

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Collection Viewer Paired with CollectiveAccess

The Open Exhibits Collection Viewer now has the ability to pull from collection data in CollectiveAccess collection management software. Catalog objects and metadata in CollectiveAccess are queried and pulled into the Collection Viewer interface for interactive browsing of museum or … Continue reading

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Open Exhibits SDK 2.6

We’re pleased to¬†announce¬†a major release for the Open Exhibits SDK – version 2.6. This release is packed with new components, features, and bug fixes. We’ve made it possible to connect the gesture analysis engine to just about any device. As … Continue reading

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