CMME: Toolkit Source Code for Interactive

Written by Ben Jones This computer-based interactive is the result of our Creating Museum Media for Everyone (CMME) work at the Museum of Science. In this post, we are including the source code so that individuals or institutions can repurpose … Continue reading

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We’re Gearing up for the AAM Museum Expo

  Open Exhibits and Ideum are getting ready to host a booth (#2809) in the Technology Innovation Zone at next month’s AAM Museum Expo in Seattle. We hope those of you attending will stop by our booth to see the … 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 Seattle Bound for AAM 2014

Open Exhibits will be at the AAM Expo in their new Technology Innovation Zone (booth 2809) featuring OE software on Ideum multitouch tables.  The Expo is not until May, but we’re excited to be participating again this year and to show … 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 & CMME: Accessibility in Interactive Exhibits

Open Exhibits takes another step towards accessibility in the latest release with the addition of the text-to-speech and speech-to-text capabilities. With the new Open Exhibits 3.0 release, there is an example project that contains an interface to the Microsoft Speech … Continue reading

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Survey: Connecting In-Gallery Experiences with Online Content Management Systems

Open Exhibits community members: Ideum (lead organization on Open Exhibits), the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, and the UConn Digital Media Center request your participation in a survey about connecting in-gallery experiences with online content management systems. The … 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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