Voice Assistant "Alice" became a guide to the collection of the Impressionists 21/12/2018 automatic translate
Voice Assistant "Alice" became a guide to the collection of the Impressionists, which is stored in the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin. It is enough to photograph a picture from the exposition on a smartphone, and “Alice” will tell you the name of the work and who its author is, and then turn on the audio recording with the story about it.
The collection of the State Museum of Fine Arts named after A.S. Pushkin collected more than 300 works of 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 to them are made by museum specialists who tell how this or that picture was created and what is its peculiarity. Audio recordings “Yandex” receives from the storytelling platform izi. TRAVEL, which hosts audio guides of almost 2000 museums of the world, including the Pushkin Museum.
Marina Loshak, director of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin: “We are in constant dialogue with our visitors, and recently we are witnessing an actively emerging 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 modern technologies in the museum, making it as delicate as possible.
Pushkinsky is the first museum that makes a collaboration project with a voice assistant. For us, this is an important step in the implementation of the digital development strategy of the museum and its incorporation into the concept of a “smart city”. Our task is to provide visitors with sufficient information that is easy and accessible for a comfortable stay in the museum. Creating a barrier-free information environment in the museum is our contribution to the digital transformation of the world that is happening today. ”
To get acquainted with the works of the Impressionists accompanied by Alice, you need to take with you to the Pushkin Museum headphones and an electronic device on which Yandex applications are installed - the voice assistant is embedded in Yandex applications for iOS and Android and in Yandex. Browser".