2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

“Smart Exhibits”—Using Technology to Create Dynamic Content and Enhance Visitor Engagement

Saturday, October 21, 2017: 11:30 AM-12:45 PM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Eyal Shahar, Exploratorium
Session Moderator:
Eyal Shahar, Exploratorium
Bryan Bayles, The Witte Museum, Eric Mika, Local Projects, Elly Jessop Nattinger, Google, Eyal Shahar, Exploratorium and Jacqueline Wong, Exploratorium

How can new technologies be harnessed to scaffold learning and enhance visitor engagement? Through examples, we will explore the concept of “Smart Exhibits,” exhibits that change their content in response to their environment and/or visitors’ behavior using, for example, machine vision, sensor arrays, and data mining.