Collaboration with the Universitat Politècnica Catalunya Barcelona Tech

Here you can find several projects  developed by students of the university, result of collaboration between

the Catalonia Railway Museum and the Department of Engineering, Automatic Control and Industrial

Computing of the University.

Museum visit
Subject: Accessibility and Innovation (Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering), Daniel Guasch, February 2012

Description: Museum visit. Developing a study with the aim to improve the physical accessibility to the Museum Building. Re-design of actual signs, proposed actions in indoor and outdoor spaces.

Redesign of the Catalonia Railway Musem
Report: Redesign of the Catalonia Railway Musem (Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering), Paola Noguera, February 2014

In order to read a report click on the link below:

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A Study of Interaction Design in the Catalunya Railway Museum of Vilanova i la Geltrú
Project: A Study of Interaction Design in the Catalunya Railway Museum of Vilanova i la Geltrú, (International Design Project Semester), Pere Ponsa June 2014

Authors: Roy Brons, Merlijn Hulzenga, Maria del Mar Ramírez and Patrick O’Brien

Description: The first part of this project is a research study with the aim to improve the visitor experience. The second part is a mobile application, which conveys, to a better experience for the visitors in the museum. The mobile application is replacing the audio device and the map the visitors have to carry with them during an audio tour and adds interaction to the museum, a photo application to share in social media, different tour recommendations and information addressed to both common visitors and train enthusiasts.

URL: https://upcommons.upc.edu/pfc/handle/2099.1/23597

eps 2014

Diseño y evaluación de sistemas interactivos con interfaces naturales
Final Project: Diseño y evaluación de sistemas interactivos con interfaces naturales (Industrial Electronics Engineering), Pere Ponsa, 2014

Author: Carlos Urbina

Description: Use of museum virtual visit and the Kinect sensor to study the user experience with technology. Usability testing. How the Kinect sensor could be used to improve the visitor experience.

URL: http://www.revistafaz.org/n8/6-interfazgestual.pdf

Developing a museum guide prototype
Subject: Human System Interaction (Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering), Pere Ponsa, February 2015

Description: Museum visit. Developing a museum guide prototype with Justinmind Prototyper software. Oral presentation and discussion with the students.

URL: http://www.railway-heritage.com/applications/

Developing multimedia actions for the Catalonia Railway Museum
Project: Developing multimedia actions for the Catalonia Railway Museum, (International Design Project Semester), Pere Ponsa June 2015

Authors: Clarisse Broyon, Bernhard Schopper, Weronika Walczak and Annika Zloch

Description: The aim of this project is to continue the previous work and expand new possibilities related to improving the visitor experience. Developing a web page, collection of photos and videos, smartphone applications demos.

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Museum visit. Social program.
Sponsor of the Interacción 2015 XVI International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Pere Ponsa, 7-9 September 2015

Description: Museum visit. Social program.

URL: http://interaccion2015.upc.edu