How to Design Beautiful Exhibitions with Interactive Museum Technology

It’s one thing to use interactive museum technology as part of an exhibition, but how to do you make it truly compelling?

Museums have embraced technology in their exhibitions in a big way of late. But it’s not enough to simply use technology in an exhibition, you have to create a cohesive experience.

There’s a big difference between sticking a projector in the corner of an exhibition and creating a holistic experience based on technology. That the key word here: experience. An exhibition shouldn’t just present you with information, it should take you somewhere else.

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How Digital Wayfinding in Hospitals can Save you Vital Time

Hospital staff are under immense pressure almost all of the time. This means that anything that can reduce the pressure on hospital staff can be hugely beneficial.

If you’re a hospital manager looking to lighten the load on your staff, digital wayfinding could be just what you’re looking for.

Digital signage can increase productivity, reduce confusion, save money and – most importantly – give hospital staff more time to spend caring for patients.

Here are just a few of the ways digital wayfinding in hospitals can save you vital time:

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LamasaTech are exhibiting at Museums and Heritage Show 2018

LamasaTech are Exhibiting at Museums & Heritage Show 2018

We’re very excited to be exhibiting at the 2018 Museums & Heritage Show on May 16 & 17. You’ll find us at stand number E9.

The show is the perfect place to discover new ideas and opportunities and to explore new ways of working, all designed to make your organisation bigger, better and stronger.

The conference will feature some of the biggest names in the museums and heritage sector so it’s perfect for museum managers, curators and exhibitors.

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How Does Hologram Technology Work, and Why is it Becoming Vital?

Holograms and how they work

In simple terms, a hologram technology is a three-dimensional projection which can be seen without using any special equipment such as cameras or glasses. The image can be viewed from any angle, so as the user walks around the display the object will appear to move and shift realistically. Holographic images can be static, such as a picture of a product, or they may be animated sequences which can be watched by multiple people from any viewpoint.

The technology used to capture and project Holograms has advanced rapidly in recent years. These latest techniques allow increasingly convincing and interactive models to be displayed and are expected to become even more widespread in the future.

Now that we’ve got a better idea of how holograms technology work, let’s take a look at the areas most impacted by hologram:

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How to Get Milennials into your Museums

Whether you are a museum curator, managing director or operations manager you will have noticed that millennials and museums don’t seem to mix. Why is this?

The term millennials, according to the US Census, refers to anyone born between 1982 and 2000. A millennial might be a young person about to attend university, a young professional, or a parent of young children. Considering the range of different lifestyles amassed within the term ‘millennial’, why are millennials and museums not working together?

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The Transformative Effects of Self-Service Kiosks in Healthcare

Demands on healthcare providers are at an all-time high. Staff are looking for any solutions they can find to save time and money.

This is where self-service kiosks come in. Not only can they have transformative effects on time and money spent within healthcare facilities, they can also help reduce errors and improve safety and security.

Interested? Read on to learn more about the huge impact self-service kiosks can have on your workplace.

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Digital signage kiosk in a city

5 Ways Smart City Technology can Help the Environment

Smart city technology has come on in leaps and bounds of late, and we’re now at a point where it can heavily reduce our impact on the environment.

It’s no secret that human beings have a had a less-than-stellar effect on the environment. We’ve polluted the air, water and even the ground beneath our feet. Modern cities are a major culprit in this. Some of their more profound consequences include:

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The Whats & Whys of LED Pixel Pitch

What is LED pixel pitch, and why does it matter?

Digital signage has had a meteoric rise to popularity when it comes to marketing and customer service. This means an unprecedented number of people are looking to use it to draw in customers.

However, deciding on the exact specifications of your digital signage can be difficult. So, we’ve created this handy guide on one of the more confounding digital signage industry terms: pixel pitch.

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Outdoor Kiosks & How to Overcome The Outdoor Obstacle

How do you overcome the challenges of installing kiosks outdoors?

Many companies have begun using kiosks for their self-service processes. These outdoor kiosks act as the perfect touchscreen interfaces that help companies and businesses deliver their self-service operations directly to the people. However, the current trend has seen these kiosks begin to be placed outside rather than putting them inside, as has been the tradition for a majority of Kiosks. Having outside kiosks has an advantage, and it does come with various issues for the organisations, businesses, and consumers.

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3 Predictions for the Future Of Smart Cities

What does the future hold for smart cities?

According to the UN, 54% of the world’s population live in cities as of 2014. That’s expected to rise to 66% by 2050. Cities are going to have to undergo huge changes in order keep up. They’re going to have to get smarter.

The exact definition of a “smart city” varies, but the goals tend to be far more ubiquitous. People want a better quality of life and a cleaner environment to live in.

But how do we get there? And how will technology help us?

It’s easy to speculate what the future will hold for smart cities and, well, that’s what I’m about to do. Here are 3 predictions for the future of smart cities.

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