29 Jan '18, 7am

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SINGAPORE - The National Museum of Singapore is asking the public to come up with ideas for projects on digital art and technology that could enhance visitors' experience. Announcing the move on Monday (Jan 29), it said proposals should merge culture and immersive technology and focus on themes such as museology, heritage, research and the gallery experience. It has set up two categories for ideas. The first, "museum experience", is aimed at the technology industry. Proposals should suggest how to transform the museum experience through technology, while addressing current or anticipated gaps in how visitors enjoy exhibitions. Furthermore, they should increase access to the museum's collections For example, trackers could collect data on how visitors interact with exhibits, allowing the museum to better curate its exhibits. Projects should cost no more than $20,000. The se...

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