Museum Virtual Worlds

Bringing Real and Virtual Together

October 25, 2011
by Rob Rothfarb
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MIND THE FISH–Augmented reality exhibit reveals aquatic creatures’ inner thoughts

Ever wondered what your goldfish are thinking about? A playful exhibit called MIND THE FISH at the Cinekid festival in Amsterdam this month allows visitors to peer into a fishbowl via AR and read discussions the fish are having with … Continue reading

February 10, 2011
by Rob Rothfarb
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Meta Cookie: Olfactory and Gustatory Augmented Reality

Visitors to the Exploratorium’s monthly evening program series for adults, After Dark, experienced bizarre interactions with their sense of reality at After Dark: Get Surreal on Feb 3, 2010–an event infused with surrealist themes in art, music, and science. Takuji … Continue reading

January 10, 2011
by Rob Rothfarb
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Augmented Reality — A Looking Glass into Other Worlds: AR Artist and Researcher Helen Papagiannis Explores Wonderment and Play in Exhibit Design

A few months ago, I was introduced to Helen Papagiannis, an artist, designer, and researcher working with the emerging technology Augmented Reality (AR). I was captivated by the way her playful AR exhibits and installations drew people in through touch, … Continue reading