Leonidas Argyros from PLUGGY’s partner Clio Muse participated in the 11th International Conference on the Inclusive Museum, which brings together a community of museum practitioners and researchers. The conference was held on the 6-9th of September 2018 in Granada, Spain. Read More
The 5th PLUGGY plenary meeting was held on 12 – 13 June 2018 in London, UK. The two-day project meeting was hosted by PLUGGY’s partner, the Imperial College of London, in the Dyson Building at South Kensington Campus.
20 colleagues representing all 9 partner organisations gathered to discuss project latest developments, brainstorm, exchange ideas and agree on next steps.
In conjunction with the international Engineering & Product Design Education Conference, and the EU PLUGGY project, Imperial College and Royal College of Art are hosting a free co-design workshop for participants to co-create cultural experiences based on the rich design and innovation history of Albertopolis using the tools for augmentation created by PLUGGY.
Imperial College London and RCA are both located on land gifted to the UK from profits made from the groundbreaking Great Exhibition of 1851. This event was a significant landmark in the history of design. Read More
This summer, an evaluation of PLUGGY’s augmented functionality and features will take place in PIOP’s Silversmithing Museum in Ioannina, Greece. Using PLUGGY’s augmenting features (e.g. 3D-modeling, text, video, 3D sound and animation), selected artifacts from the museum’s collection will be elaborated to enhance digital experiences and virtual stories. Visitors will be able to explore a selection of artifacts beyond the current static information and exhibits. As part of the evaluation, a systematic observation will be conducted to measure the application’s usability and effectiveness in terms of catching visitors’ attention to specific artifacts, prompting for interaction and engaging them personally and socially. Read More
PLUGGY attended the 55th edition of Bologna Children’s Book Fair – Fertile Ground for Children’s Content, from March 26th to 29th, 2018 and met the fair’s hundreds of participants through a projects’ booth, set by its Italian partner XTeam Software Solutions.
Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2018 was a reference event for publishers, authors, illustrators, literary agents, distributors, teachers, developers, translators and all of the professions involved in the world of publishing and content for children. Read More
On February 13th, 2018, PLUGGY team members traveled to Brussels, Belgium to participate in the 1st Review Meeting of the project, hosted at the Slovakian Liaison Office for Research and Development Office for Research and Development (SLORD). The meeting was held to review the first 12 months of PLUGGY and discuss feedback on the research activities carried out during this period. Read More
On the 14th February 2018, the projects COURAGE and DANDELION organised a joint Research Policy Workshop entitled, “Coordinating Policy Recommendations for Durable Action”. Taking place in Brussels, the workshop aimed to improve the capacity of H2020 projects in the development of policy recommendations, developing synergies and bringing the results directly to representatives of the European Commission and policy makers. Read More
PLUGGY was presented to the several trainees from Greece, Spain, Italy and Bulgaria who participated to the 4-day educational workshop of the project Den-CuPID (Digital Educational Network for Cultural Projects Implementation and Direction) that took place in the city of Trikala, Greece between 4 and 7 December 2017 in the Research Center- Tsitsanis Museum. Read More
PLUGGY concepts and notions were presented at the ICT and Cultural Heritage workshop on 13 – 14 December 2017 at the Euroforum Building in Luxembourg. The event was organized by the EC and its focus was to explore possible future digital based research and innovation activities on European Cultural Heritage in the framework of the next work programme. Read More
European cultural heritage benefits from a range οf EU policies, programmes and funding, the latter exceeding EUR 4.5 billion for the period from 2007 to 2013.
PLUGGY, the leading-edge, cultural heritage-specific project was represented at the ‘Cultural Heritage in the Digital Era’ workshop organised and hosted by the European Cooperation in Science & Technology Association (COST), a pan-European intergovernmental framework. Read More