May 3, 2016 10:50 am
“This isn't a library, we want people to talk and interact.” From hackathons to gamified mobile apps, here's how museum officials are embracing technology.
Jun. 30, 2015 9:53 am
The hackathon featured two categories: Health and Wayfinding. Here's who won.
Feb. 3, 2015 10:28 am
Developed by a division of Google, users around the world join one of two teams and compete for claims on thousands of public places, like statues and murals. Philadelphia is contested territory.
Oct. 3, 2014 10:31 am
LiveNote tells the stories behind what you're listening to.
Sep. 2, 2014 10:30 am
Brian Yetzer's Nikola Tesla app brings the "mad scientist" to life, via tablet and smartphone.
Jun. 8, 2011 10:00 am
The following is a report done in partnership with Temple University’s Philadelphia Neighborhoods Program, the capstone class for the Temple Journalism Department. In February 2010, the National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities awarded the Philadelphia Department of Records a Digital Humanities Startup grant to investigate the use of augmented reality applications for […]
Feb. 28, 2011 10:00 am
Augmented reality in Philly historic photos: Azavea and Philadelphia Department of Records smartphone details
As we already noted, GIS shop Azavea has received grant work to develop an augmented reality smartphone phototype with historical Philly photos. Now we get greater details: …we’re currently hard at work investigating mobile augmented reality and its use with historical photographs. The Philadelphia Department of Records recently won an NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant […]
Oct. 18, 2010 11:00 am
Public art and augmented reality have collided in Philadelphia. On Friday, tech arts program Breadboard — an initiative hosted by the University City Science Center — launched the local version of the Virtual Public Art Project, a national augmented reality art program. Using a free mobile application at eight locations in the city users can […]