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M+H Show Talks: Mar Dixon Talks Tech News | March 30, 2015

Mar Dixon curates a stream at the Museums + Heritage Show entitled New Technology on Thursday, 30 April, which includes a chance to try Google Glass

#MuseumWeek is here! Features | March 24, 2014

Twitter UK, Italy, Spain and France are coming together this week for #MuseumWeek – a week long event to help encourage museums and potential visitors to use Twitter to share. Mar Dixon, passionate supporter of both museums and Twitter has graciously allowed us to share her blog on the subject which explains why everyone should get involved.

Welsh primary students recreate World War scenes to takeover Brymbo Heritage Project News | November 17, 2017

Students from five Wrexham primary schools become curators, costumed interpreters and press officers as they recreate WWI/WWII scenes of ‘Courage and Strength’ as part of an exhibition of Remembrance and Heritage

Here 16-year-old Tyler Agyapong documents the day the students took over Brymbo Heritage Project, which is raising funds to create a new heritage centre in Clwyd

Technology in Museums

Technology in Museums: making the latest advances work for our cultural institutions Features | December 17, 2015

Technology in museums is something that is becoming increasingly familiar as curators and designers attempt to harness the latest developments in the field for the benefit of their visitors and collections. And as the use of technology in everyday life has become the norm, integrating this into the museum offer is becoming even more essential

Managing vast digital assets: a case study with Axiell and the Imperial War Museums Blogs | October 31, 2017

The Imperial War Museums (IWMs) have been working with Axiell on a project to improve the way they manage their extensive digital assets. This case study looks at how IWMs used Axiell’s Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) to support their digital strategy and overcome their key digital asset management challenges

Highlights

• Fast: in trial months, 2.7 terabytes of film processed compared to 0.3TB previous average
• Flexible: Large batch ingest which doesn’t need monitoring
• Scalable: To meet their short and long‐term needs