Thanks, Rachael! I'm slowly catching up and getting my head above water. I hope you have an enjoyable and productive time working on the Discovery Centre. If I can be helpful in any way let me know. One quick question--Did I send you the section of the chapter in Learning from Museums in which we discussed the Hands-On History Room?
I will send you the entire chapter (Chapter 10 of Learning from museums). I tied to figure out how to attach it to this note but could not find a place--sorry! The discussion of the Hands-On History Room is an example of trying to support Within Group Sociocultural Mediation.
This is about a revolution in museum, culture, education ...
The European Commission for ITC inclusion (Paul TIMMERS, Director) said it is a revolution and it will bring a new paradigme.
The concept is the behavioral geovector and the system is able to get informations (audio, visual...) without any manipulation, just by looking something and according my interest for what I am looking
Without any kind of suplementary equipement (rfid, wifi etc.)
Inside as well outside
free hands, directly usable by all publics (disable or not)
And to get a reconstitution of my way, according my point of view and my preferences on my compute
I would be delighted to give you more info about Percipio
The system is fully operational. It has been tested in real condition for more than one years. A demo will take place in the Museum of Art et Métiers in Paris