The Museum of modern and contemporary art of Santander and Cantabria (MAS) has implemented QR codes in 10 of the works of art that exposes, through which visitors will get through your smartphone or tablet "more complete and detailed" information of each work.

The Museum of modern and contemporary art of Santander and Cantabria (MAS) has begun to implement QR codes or skimming systems accompanying each of the works of art that exposes this art gallery. The Councillor for culture of the Town Hall of Santander, César Torrellas, has linked the implementation of this system "as an element of innovation more among the many that is carrying out the Santander City Council in different areas".

It's a software application of the art of reading through the camera of smartphones or tablets, which allows the user to request additional funds exposed in the Museum. "Through this system, the screens of mobile devices become an informative support more than it helps to better understand each work, or the career of the artist, among other aspects", said Torrellas.

In this first phase, the MAS he has installed 10 read codes with other 10 works of temporary Collections. "A number that will increase the objective is that all the works from the permanent collection have their own QR in a couple of weeks", according to anticipated Torrellas.


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By • 7 Apr, 2012
• Section: Augmented reality