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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