In exclusive interview to JSON.TV Rebecca McGinnis, Senior Museum Educator, Access & Community Programs Education from The Metropolitan Museum of Art shares her view and experience of using different kinds of technology to help people with disabilities. Metropolitan museum uses a lot of audio, computer, eye tracking and even smell- producing devices and robots to help people with disabilities get the full-view of Museum expositions. Rebecca emphasizes the usage of mobile devises at the museums as a new and serious trend.
Leading experts from the major museums of the world - New York Metropolitan, Tate Gallery in London and the program "Open Museum" from Glasgow, at Tuesday September 29 held master classes at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art "Garage". Workshops were held in the framework of large-scale three-day training "Museum of sensations", to ensure the availability of museums for visitors with impaired hearing, vision, and deaf-blind, organized by the "Garage" together with Deaf-blind Support Fund So-edinenie (Connection).