Chicago History Museum Interactive Touchscreen Kiosk
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Visitors to Chicago History Museum can re-live the city’s rich history during Abraham Lincoln’s time with this animated interactive kiosk.
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Chicago History Museum Interactive Touchscreen Kiosk

The kiosk is part of a permanent exhibit at the museum, which hired Mightybytes to augment the exhibit’s richness through engaging interactivity and animation that plays on a large touchscreen.
OUR APPROACH
In order to meet business goals, Mightybytes created an interface that:


IMPLEMENTATION
The kiosk enables users to examine objects in the scenes and learn additional information and knowledge. The application features navigation, transitions between locations, and page animations that create a visual visit to the city’s past.

The kiosk, which was built using Flash, required robust storage capacity due to the many high quality images stored in its content. The interface, with its Romantic Period-style graphic flourishes and color palette, was designed to complement but not detract or compete with the lithographs.