A Web for Everyone: Designing Accessible User Experiences

Check out UX Magazine’s excerpt of Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery’s book on accessibility, A Web for Everyone: Designing Accessible User Experiences. Through the use of case studies on individuals with different accessibility challenges, the authors present clear overviews of how … 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 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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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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New Exhibit Download: Museum Timeline

The timeline exhibit is a multitouch interface that allows scrolling of information panels accompanied by a description overlay panel. The exhibit is fully configured in CML to support easy customization of features. Each panel can have associated images and descriptions. … Continue reading

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New Exhibit Download: Moon Landing Gigapixel

The gigapixel moon-landing exhibit is a multitouch interface that allows scrolling of a gigapixel moon-landing image. Hotspots on the gigapixel open information panels with slideshows of images and descriptive text. This exhibit also includes a vertical scrolling image gallery. The … Continue reading

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New Exhibit Download: Album Viewer

The album viewer exhibit is a multitouch interface that allows fullscreen images and videos accompanied by a description overlay panel. The exhibit is fully configured in CML to support easy customization of features. Each image and video can have an … Continue reading

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