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By Darran Edmundson
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6 years ago

At fifty, I’m old enough to look back on a sizeable chunk of life and reflect on a career to date. Doing so, my working years seem conveniently organized into 10-year timespans. My entire twenties were spent studying physics at university, first as an undergraduate in Ontario and then as a …
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By Orestis Markou
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6 years ago

I like tactile interfaces and I love the album art of yesteryear… so I created a simple yet effective way of playing music. Imagine tiny albums, that you can thumb through, and place your choice onto a special device: Music comes out! Magic? No, …
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By Chad McCallum
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6 years ago

It seems that every week or two as we gather around the virtual water cooler (i.e. Skype), we find ourselves discussing a familiar conundrum—is it time to make the leap into the ‘handheld’ museum experience? In our world of software development, it’s a pretty big deal.

When …
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By Chad McCallum
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6 years ago

The Olympic Sporting History timeline is perhaps the most visually iconic interactive exhibit at Richmond Olympic Experience (ROX). Spanning over 32’ in length across eight 55″ multitouch tables, it is the centrepiece of the core ROX experience. Arranged as a chronological timeline—from the beginning of …
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By Darran Edmundson
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6 years ago

Last Sunday my 9 year-old son and I attended the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire. Seiji, a child of the new millennium, was relatively non-plussed by the 3D printers, laser cutters and robots. He’s been to STEM camp.  He’s designed his own toys in Read More

By Darran Edmundson
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7 years ago

In February of this year, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia featured EDM’s Timeline product at their annual conference in Melbourne.  Timeline was part of a temporary exhibit celebrating the College’s founding in 1956.  For this 60th anniversary, RCPA wanted to “take members on a trip down …
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By Darran Edmundson
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7 years ago

Yesterday evening saw the VIP opening of the Richmond Olympic Experience (ROX).  This new and highly-interactive exhibition is located within Richmond Olympic Oval, the speed-skating venue for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The building itself is remarkable.  I’ve worked in it now for months and …
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By Darran Edmundson
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8 years ago

For digital media producers working in the museum field, the AAM MUSE award represents the peak of professional acknowledgement. AAM MUSE awards are presented to institutions or independent producers who use digital media to enhance the [museum] experience and engage audiences. The MUSE awards celebrate scholarship, …
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By Darran Edmundson
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9 years ago

I’ve been watching the steady march of 3D printing technology for well over a decade.  In the early 2000s, 3D printers mainly existed in corporate labs and academic institutions. At the Australian National University’s School of Art – where I saw my first 3D printer in action – researcher Read More