Technology trends in museums

The future of museums is all set to be a lot more engaging and interactive with Augmented Reality development gaining prominence. Visiting these places is not just about glancing at the artefacts but also about an experience that makes the visit more memorable. Augmented Reality development and Virtual reality development are revolutionising every sector. Museums have also embraced the technology to stay relevant and enhance the experience of visitors. The Augmented Reality development and Virtual Reality apps enable innovative ways to bring past stories alive. Technology in museums enable an interactive experience that further helps to a large extent in attracting the younger generation and retaining the current visitors.

Research conducted in 2018 evaluated on technologies used in museums, where growing number of museums believed in Augmented Reality development and Virtual Reality for success of their institutions. In addition, Projection mapping techniques can turn marvellous architecture into a stunning canvas for artworks and data visualisation. Though some art connoisseurs might look at smartphones as a hindrance that does not let one take notice of great artworks, research however indicates inclusion of digital technologies actually connect the audience and make them more aware of art.

Edutainment

The interactive technologies such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, 3D projection mapping not only entertain the visitor but also provide them with relevant information related to the artifacts displayed at the museum. What makes it different from the traditional method is that these digital interactive technologies educate the visitors through an engaging experience. This helps in spreading the knowledge and also preserving the valuable artefacts.

A world of fascinating stories at one place

With users getting more accustomed to interacting with screen, museums have created an interactive atmosphere for the visitors to experience history and art in a whole new way. By utilising Augmented Reality development, museums can digitise artefacts and enliven the museum atmosphere. Downloading these apps enables the visitor to see ancient sculptors narrate fascinating stories of the past. While Virtual reality needs special equipment like virtual Reality glasses, Augmented Reality development is an easier way to bring artefacts to life. When interesting stories are blended with facts, visitors participate actively and are well informed. The AR apps help them visualise events, reconstruct the past and gain knowledge.

Likes, shares and followed on social media

Museums can benefit largely from its presence on social media. With more and more people hooked on to social media for entertainment and information, insta-friendly museum updates with striking visuals can lead to more likes, shares and following. This further promotes the brand and encourages number of visitors to enjoy the interactive experience at the venue. Since AR is easily accessible on smartphones, they don’t need any other equipment or extra expenditure.

Augmented Reality development can transform museums or places of cultural interest into a memorable place to visit and revisit. If you are looking for an experienced AR service provider, get in touch with us for easily adaptable Augmented Reality development. Scintilla Kreations Pvt Ltd has developed successful AR apps for prestigious projects.