Some of what’s discussed in this report will be of interest to the librarian and archivist communities.
Note that electronic publishing and preservation/conservation technologies made the final list of emerging technologies.
From the New Media Consortium:
The NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Museum Edition is a co-production with the Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA), and examines six emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in education and interpretation within the museum environment.
Six Emerging Technologies: 2013 Museum Edition of Horizons Report
1. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)
3. Electronic Publishing
4. Location-Based Services
5. Natural User Interfaces
6. Preservation and Conservation Technologies
Direct to Full Text Report (44 pages; PDF)
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Direct to Complete Short List (What Didn’t Make the Final Cut)
18 pages; PDF.