Second Canvas

Multimedia experience creation for museums and art galleries

About Second Canvas

Second Canvas is a multimedia experience creation platform designed to help museums and art galleries to build interactive visitor experiences by combining super high-resolution images and interactive storytelling. The cloud-based tool allows users to create a fully customized and branded experience for their visitors.

Second Canvas focuses on helping museums to build multimedia experiences with features including conversion to super high-resolution (SHR) images, enriching images by adding audio tours, interactive storytelling, layering, and more, and conversion of images to a zoomable format. With Second Canvas, users can can convert a SHR image, enrich it with additional multimedia layers, and publish it in different formats like web, apps, digital exhibitions or gallery interpretation devices.

Art galleries and museums can upload interactive content and images created on Second Canvas to their website or mobile app, or create their own mobile app using the platform if they don’t already have one. Second Canvas facilitates the creation of a custom, branded app with tools for managing layout, logos, credentials, and content upload. Content can be displayed in any way that the user wishes, using groups, categorization, highlights, and more.

Key benefits of Second Canvas

• Convert images into a zoomable format so that visitors can view pieces of art close up, and in high definition.

• Enrich images with multimedia content such as art cards, audio, and more, in order to provide visitors with an interactive experience.

• Publish an online catalog created within Second Canvas to a business website, app, or other digital publications.

• Create a custom mobile app for Android and iOS using the Second Canvas platform, and publish interactive content via the app.

• Use Second Canvas within museums or art galleries to create an augmented experience for visitors, either via their own mobile device or using installed kiosks or devices.

Devices

Business size

S M L

Markets

Germany, United Kingdom, United States

Supported Languages

English, French, Spanish

Images

Upload images of artwork and add information and description in order to provide more insight
Create an interactive experience with audio guides, storytelling, and more
Audio tours can be added to galleries in order to provide visitors with an interactive experience via any mobile device
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Second Canvas video Second Canvas screenshot: Upload images of artwork and add information and description in order to provide more insight Second Canvas screenshot: Create an interactive experience with audio guides, storytelling, and more Second Canvas screenshot: Audio tours can be added to galleries in order to provide visitors with an interactive experience via any mobile device

Features

Total features of Second Canvas: 19

  • Application Access Control
  • Applications Management
  • Categorisation/Grouping
  • Collections Management
  • Content Library
  • Content Management
  • Customer Experience Management
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Templates
  • Drag & Drop
  • Event Management
  • Exhibit/Vendor Management
  • File Management
  • File Transfer
  • Image Library
  • Interactive Content
  • Knowledge Base Management
  • Online Catalog
  • Online Viewing Rooms

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Reviews

Overall rating

5 /5
(3)
Value for Money
5/5
Features
5/5
Ease of Use
4,7/5
Customer Support
4,7/5

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Javier E.
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  • Industry: Fine Art
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Second Canvas Review

Reviewed on 2019/02/04

We are using Second Canvas to give our visitors a new perspective of our artworks. We aim them to...

We are using Second Canvas to give our visitors a new perspective of our artworks. We aim them to use SC as an additional resource to be used along during their Museum visit. SC is also used as an educational resource for specific activities run by our educational department. The project was technically easy to implement, the hard work focused on the selection of the artworks and the developing of the contents and histories we wanted to create for the visitors,

Pros

Second Canvas is a very powerfull tool, with an easy to use by non-technical users cms. Is really amazing how easy is to create a new history focused in the details of an artwork. Although is not a must, Second Canvas is greater if you have high-resolution Gigapixel images. Videos, X-Ray, and infrared images and other related media are also possible to be added to the history.

Cons

Sincerely, I have been thinking about real cons and I can't give anyone. The compliance of this app with it promised functionalities and other aspects like performance is really high.

Philippe R.
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  • Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management
  • Company size: 501-1 000 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

deep dive into artworks

Reviewed on 2019/01/30

Pros

The product is very simple to use. The CMS interface is intuitive and can be use easily by not digital professional (as guides, volunters or curators). The final interface is also very smooth, users don't need a lot of explainations to understand the concept and how to use it.
The content can be update very easily from the CMS!

Cons

It's hard to find a negative point on this product. This project has been assessed positively by all the professionals of the company and the final users also like it !

Sandra G.
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  • Industry: Fine Art
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Monthly for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Second Canvas

Reviewed on 2019/01/31

Everything has been very easy to help and there has not been any problem

Everything has been very easy to help and there has not been any problem

Pros

This software brings you closer to the work of art with a great perfection

Cons

This software is for individual use can not interact several people with the same work

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Second Canvas offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$900,00/year
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

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Second Canvas has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

Second Canvas supports the following languages:

English, French, Spanish

Second Canvas supports the following devices:

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Second Canvas offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Chat

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