Voice assistant "Alice" became a guide to the collection of impressionists Automatic translate
Voice assistant "Alice" became a guide to the collection of impressionists, which is stored in the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin. It is enough to photograph a picture from the exposition on a smartphone, and Alice will tell you what the work is called and who the author is, and then turn on an audio recording with a story about it.
The collection of the A. Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts contains more than 300 works by the impressionists and post-impressionists. Among them are paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh, Matisse, Gauguin, Monet, Cezanne, Renoir, Sisley, Pissarro, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Derain, Rousseau and other famous masters. “Alice” recognizes their work using computer vision, and comments on them are made by museum specialists who tell how this or that picture was created and what is its peculiarity. Yandex receives audio recordings from the izi storytelling platform. TRAVEL, which hosts the audio guides of nearly 2,000 museums around the world, including the Pushkin Museum.
Marina Loshak, Director of the Pushkin Museum. A. Pushkin: “We are in constant dialogue with our visitors, and recently we have been witnessing an actively emerging new trend: the youth audience prefers individual visits and new sources of information that they want to receive through their mobile devices. We try to follow this movement and use all the modern technologies in the museum, making it as delicate as possible.
Pushkinsky is the first museum to do a collaboration project with a voice assistant. For us, this is an important step in implementing the digital development strategy of the museum and its integration into the concept of the “smart city”. Our task is to provide visitors with enough information as conveniently and easily as possible for a comfortable stay in the museum. Creating a barrier-free information environment in a museum is our contribution to the digital transformation of the world that is happening today. ”
To get acquainted with the work of the impressionists accompanied by Alice, you need to take headphones and an electronic device with the Yandex applications to the Pushkin Museum - the voice assistant is embedded in Yandex applications for iOS and Android and in Yandex. Browser".
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