|John Singer of JGS Software
and installed interactive exhibits to provide the visitor with a dynamic
tour of the Hudson River.
On visitor pushbutton demand, images
are presented upon a 42" plasma monitor.
Images are stored on the hard drive
of a Dell PC. Pushbutton access
is provided by Museum Technology
KE-8 Keyboard Emulators. In addition
to sending the commands through the
PS-2 keyboard port of the Dell, the KE-8
also illuminates the pushbutton (Museum Technology X-6000 series)
Photos courtesy of John G. Singer
"Hudson River Orientation Map" Visitors to the Hudson River Museum access
dynamic map images with the push of a button.
Behind the Scenes: View of the KE-8 Keyboard Mimics. Gray wires lead to the
red X-6000 Illuminated Pushbuttons mounted on exhibit surface. Black box is
sub-woofer, part of audio system.
"Hudson River Jukebox" Audio stories of the Hudson may be heard by pressing
a button and holding the Soundstik to one's ear. X-6000 Illuminated
Pushbuttons connect to the Trio Integrated CD Player which plays the
selected track from the audio CD