Robot tour guide, chatbot among tech projects featured in new National Gallery showcase, Tech News News & Top Stories

 Robot tour guide, chatbot among tech projects featured in new National Gallery showcase, Tech News News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – A robot tour guide and a chatbot helping users with directions have joined the list of exhibits at the National Gallery Singapore.

These are among several tech projects now on display at Y-Lab Showcase, an area in the museum which was officially opened to the public on Thursday (Nov 25).

The area features tech prototypes designed by individuals and organisations that the museum has recently partnered with. The projects showcased will be changed every six months.

The Y-Lab Showcase currently houses 11 projects, of which about half are being deployed by the museum.

They include Temi, a robot that can take visitors on a tour of the exhibits, and the museum’s app, Gallery Explorer.

Temi has been deployed in the building’s DBS Singapore Gallery since September last year, but there are plans to expand its use to other galleries in the museum.

Gallery Explorer provides visitors with information on the artwork and features…

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