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It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Digital Signage Today in September, and what we can learn from them.

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Digital signage making a case for its own night at the museum

Several recent digital signage deployments show how the technology is bringing exhibits to life in museums around the world.

Digital signage brings 9/11 to life at National September 11 Memorial and Museum

Projection mapping, video displays and touchscreens commemorate the lives lost in the 9/11 terror attacks and engage visitors to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

Snapshots of history: Digital signage at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum

A collection of photos and images taken from video provided by the National September 11 Memorial and Museum provides a glimpse inside the museum experience.

Is digital signage the next emerging artistic medium?

One of the upsides of frequent business travel is that I get to visit some amazing cities. While my work schedule keeps me very busy on the road, from time to time I have the opportunity to duck into museums...

Digital signage takes Lady Gaga to the Louvre

The controversial music star makes it to the famous art museum via digital signage media players and displays.

Time machines and digital signage: 5 things the new History Colorado Center got right

The newly-opened History Colorado Center in Denver hits all the right notes with its digital signage deployments.

Interactive exhibit creates expedition to the Titanic (Video)

Digital signage and kiosks at the Mystic (Conn.) Aquarium take visitors along to explore the wreck of the Titanic.

Find the Titanic!

The Mystic (Conn.) Aquarium is now home to an interactive museum exhibit "Titanic - 12,450 Feet Below" that features digital signage and kioks to take visitors along on the journey to discover the sunken vessel.

Art museum relies on iPad kiosks to reach visitors (video)

New technology connects visitors with art.

Houston, we have liftoff: Digital signage takes flight for NASA (Video)

Multitouch digital signage "freshens up" the visitor's center at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Museum kiosks to feature famous baby boomers

Interactive kiosks will showcase an upcoming photography exhibit at Washington, D.C.'s Newseum Museum starting Sept. 26.

Maryland fine arts museum informs visitors with digital signage

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, in Hagerstown, Maryland, has deployed touchscreen digital signage to inform and engage with museum-goers in the museum's front lobby and in its new Singer Memorial Gallery, according to an announcement from digital signage provider...

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial in Taiwan buys into digital signage

The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall Museum in Taipei, Taiwan, is integrating digital signage, according to an announcement from CAYIN Technology Co.

U.S. Naval War College Museum deploys iPad-based kiosk exhibits

The digital archiving and media development solutions provider The Digital Ark announced its collaboration with the U.S. Naval War College for the design and development of interactive iPad kiosk exhibits. The Digital Ark partnered with the Naval War College Museum...

Tablet kiosks teach musical history in Cali museum

The Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, Calif., installed Lilitab iPad kiosks for personal listening stations to encourage interaction with their current exhibit, "The Harp — A Global Story of Man, Music and Medicine," according to an announcement from Lilitab....

MultiTouch displays help tell space shuttle story at Kennedy Space Center

MultiTouch Ltd. has announced the launch of two large interactive display systems that use its MultiTaction Cells in the new Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, a 90,000-square-foot, $100 million facility.

Auckland Museum welcomes visitors with digital signage video wall

Matrox Graphics today announced that the Auckland Museum in New Zealand has combined two Matrox M9188 PCI Express x16 octal-monitor graphics cards to drive digital signage content across a four-by-four, 16-monitor video wall. The M9188 multidisplay solution supports up to...

Hershey Museum's 'one-of-a-kind' kiosk combines high-tech with steampunk

The Hershey Story Museum today unveiled an interactive kiosk designed to personalize the experience for visitors. But instead of the basic computer-in-a-box or touchscreen enclosure, the Xplor-O-Scope is a twisting 10-foot-tall behemoth, with gears and tubing and five screens for...

YESCO introduces indoor double-sided LCD kiosk

YESCO has released a new large-format, high-resolution sign system for use in interior applications. The Y80PDDN is an 80-inch double-sided LCD kiosk system that incorporates many of the same components found in YESCO's outdoor interactive LCD product line, and it...

Cleveland Museum of Art gets in touch with Christie digital signage

Visitors to the Cleveland Museum of Art and its Gallery One are engaging with displays and curating their own tours via Christie MicroTiles and the Christie Interactivity Kit, according to an announcement from Christie. Blending art and technology as part...

Sports hall of fame passes to digital signage

The Burlington Sports Hall of Fame in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, is taking a stab at improving their visitors' experience by installing a touchscreen digital signage display in their downtown Burlington location, according to a recent announcement from the Hall's deployment...

YCD powering digital signage at New-York Historical Society Museum

YCD Multimedia, a global provider of smart digital media solutions, recently announced that the company's C-nario Messenger digital signage platform has been implemented as the software behind multimedia displays at the newly renovated New-York Historical Society Museum. New-York Historical Society...

3D digital signage goes to the museum

Magnetic 3D, a  global provider of autostereoscopic "glasses-free" 3D displays and digital signage solutions, announced it is exhibiting its next-generation glasses-free 3D solutions at the 106th American Association of Museums Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo in Minneapolis-Saint Paul.

Christie MicroTiles enlighten church history museum

Christie announced today that its MicroTiles are welcoming guests to the Church History Museum in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, with videos highlighting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' history from its founding in the early 1800's to...

Panasonic, digital signage purveyors to the Pope

Panasonic announced today that it recently celebrated the latest installation of 42 new plasma displays in the Vatican Museum, reinforcing the existing Panasonic technology already in place. Ten displays were installed at the foyer of the new entrance and will...

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