IT in attractions

Gamification Concepts relevant for the Tourist Attraction Gamification Service

This document gives an overview of gamification concepts for Apps/Webapps in museums. This document defines the set of concepts to be included in the Tourist Attraction Gamification Service delivered within the BalticMuseums: Love IT! project. This document is used by the members of the development team of the Tourist Attraction Gamification Service within the BalticMuseums: […]

Lessons Learned in DigiTrail Project Finland I BalticMuseums Xchange 2019-02-07

Häme University of Applied Sciences in Finland is strongly engaged in tourism development and promotion in the region, as a major player in realising touristic projects. Experiences in a recent project on digitizing nature trail in the Finnish forest aimed at improving accessibility to the beautiful Finnish nature, with topics like forest yoga, edible plants […]

New Lahti Art & Design Center – Lessons Learned in (Digital) Service Development I BalticMuseums Xchange 2019-01-21

New (digital) concepts for museums – the team from Lahti University of Applied Sciences in Finland shared their experiences in TAJUMO project and other experiences of digitization for museums. The new Lahti Art & Design Center will encompass both a museum, but also research, business and service organisations, to create unique experiences for visitors. Under […]

Lessons Learned Guide Helsingborg – City of Helsingborg I BalticMuseums Xchange 2019-01-14

Lotta Ahlberg (Sweden, Project Manager City of Helsingborg, IT and Digitization Department) and Max Lennartsson (Sweden, Digital project manager, City of Helsingborg, Department of culture affairs, Marketing and communication) presented „Lessons Learned with the App ‘Guide Helsingborg’ and other digital projects in Helsingborg”. Lotta and Max have been highly involved in developing Guide Helsingborg, an […]

Baltathon – Series of hackathons as creative kick-starters for museums apps – Malmö

Video Documentation of the Baltathon – Hackathon at Malmö Museums Baltathon is a series of free hackathons taking place within the BatlicMuseums: Love IT! project. A hackathon is a creative event where programmers, marketeers and other creative people meet to generate ideas for information technology and create prototypes in a kind of programming marathon. The […]

Digital projects at Staatliches Museum Schwerin – Birgit Baumgart I BalticMuseums Xchange 2018-10-29

„Experiences and challenges with digital projects at State Museum Schwerin” Birgit Baumgart, educator at State Museum Schwerin (a branch of State Palaces, Gardens and Art Collections Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany) presented a selection of digitally enhanced projects in the exhibitions. In her presentation, she speaks about the addressing specific target groups by multimedia guides with simple language […]

Lessons Learned in CHESS project – Maria Roussou I BalticMuseums Xchange 2018-10-19

“Mobile devices in museum environments – Lessons learned in the CHESS project“ Maria Roussou, Assistant Professor in Interactive Systems at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, is an expert in digital services for museums. She shared her lessons learned during the project CHESS in an online session with the BalticMuseums team. Holding a Masters […]

Platform based multimedia guide – izi travel case study

Oxana Turskaya presented izi.TRAVEL, an online plattform for storytelling and audio/multimedia guides. It is free to use by attractions and by visitors. izi.TRAVEL is an associated partner of the project BalticMuseums: LoveIT! The izi team shares its experience with our project group in regard to best practices. Their idea is that museums focus on producing […]

Baltathon – Series of hackathons as creative kick-starters for museums apps – Gdynia

Video Documentation of the Baltathon – Hackathon in Gdynia, hosted by NMFRI Gdynia Aquarium and Experyment Gdynia Baltathon is a series of free hackathons taking place within the BatlicMuseums: Love IT! project. A hackathon is a creative event where programmers, marketeers and other creative people meet to generate ideas for information technology and create prototypes […]

Lessons Learned Lights on Project – Gamification I BalticMuseums Xchange 2018-04-03

Nina Luostarinen, lecturer at Humak University of Applied Sciences in Finland, shares the experiences in the Lights on! project with developing gamified apps for visitors of cultural heritage sites in Estonia and Finland. The Finnish-Estonian project with historical tourist attractions is co-financed by the Central Baltic Programme. They will be publishing a gamified solution for […]