Open Exhibits: Wrapping Up, Moving Forward

Over the last two years, Ideum has been working with the Omeka team to produce Omeka Everywhere, a multitouch table and mobile application utilizing Open Exhibits software and drawing from Omeka’s digital collection content management system. Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS MG-30-0037-1) … Continue reading

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IMLS Funds New Partnership Between Open Exhibits & Omeka

We are excited to announce a new partnership between The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University,  Ideum  (makers of Open Exhibits)  and the University of Connecticut’s Digital Media Center. Our organizations have been awarded a National Leadership Grant … 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 2.0: New SDK & Website Coming March 28th

In just 28 days a new version of the Open Exhibits software and a brand-new website will launch. When we first built the site and released the 1.0 version of the SDK back in November 2009 we didn’t anticipate that … Continue reading

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New Multitouch SDK and a New Site Coming in March!

It’s February 2012. For Open Exhibits, this means we are approaching the halfway point in our three-year project. Over the last 18 months, we’ve been working hard and have learned a lot, mostly from you, our community members. Late last … Continue reading

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