Declaration of Independence Museum Kiosk
Purpose: provide public interaction and access to Declaration
of Independence via a museum kiosk and more specifically a multitouch table kiosk to let visitors sit and use.
Client: Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections
Application Development: Jim Gibson of Gibson Design Associates working closely with University of Virginia Librarian Robert Perkins
Kiosk software: KioWare Lite for Windows. This software freed up the application developers to focus on the app and not have to worry about malicious users or visitors pushing wrong buttons.
- the hardware used is the Platform 46 Multitouch Coffee Table Kiosk
by Ideum. The newest version is the Ideum Duet 46.
- KioWare Lite secures the platform
User Experience: The application allows visitors to select The Road to Independence Timeline, The Documents Collection, The Signer’s Gallery, and a professionally-produced Declaring Independence Video. The exhibit allows the viewer to “handle” these priceless documents—zooming in to view the tiniest
Case Study Writer: Author: Laura Boniello Miller, Date: April 2016