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Google Goggles & the Met

Posted By Administration, Thursday, December 22, 2011
Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013

New technology allows for greater access to Met's collection

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced new alliance with Google to bring information on their collection to viewer's fingertips. Museum goers and international remote search now able to provide information on over 76,000 works in their collection and plans to expand. Avoiding difficult works, including sculptures and objects, as well as copyrighted material, smartphone owners can take an image of the artwork and access information related to the image search. Remote users can use posters, cards, etc. to access Museum collection and related information.

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