Interactive Media
Scopify ROM (2013)
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MOBILE APP

This mobile app provides new ways to see artifacts in the Royal Ontario Museum, via virtual microscopes, X-ray scopes, periscopes and more.

The Scopify ROM app – created for Android and iOS – was produced with the financial participation of the OMDC and the ROM. It has been downloaded and installed by tens of thousands of museum visitors.

GALLERY

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REVIEWS

“A well-crafted smartphone application that adds a set of virtual lenses to your phone.” – Tech reviewer Kris Abel (Watch)

“A first of its kind for any museum … Very cool, forward-thinking initiative.” – Canadian Reviewer

CREDITS

Produced and Created by
KENSINGTON

Executive Producer
ROBERT LANG

Producer
DAVID OPPENHEIM

Design and Programming
BROADPLAY INC.

Additional Programming
ALLEN BOOTH
JON MARSELLA

Creative Advisor
ALLEN BOOTH

Technical and Creative Consultant
RICHARD LACHMAN

Head of Production, Kensington
TARA JAN

Archival Researcher
MAGGIE MCCAW

Cinematographer
IRIS NG

Video Editor
JOSEF BEEBY

Sound Editor
MARK MATUSOFF

Original Illustrations
JULIUS CSOTONYI

Social Media Manager
AMANDA CONNON-UNDA

Promo Editor
JONATHAN DOWLER

Assistant Promo Editor
FLORENCIA MARTINEZ CARRANZA
Logo Design
DEREK TOKAR

Post Production Coordinator
SHAWN GERRARD

Production Assistants
BRAD VERMUNT
MICHELLE GROVES

Production Accountant
MICHELE DAVIS

Lawyer
DANNY WEBBER

Special thanks
LAURA JAMES
IRENE VANDERTOP

Archival Materials Provided by
ABSOLUTELY WILD VISUALS
ALAMY LIMITED
AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY
ART RESOURCE
BRIDGEMAN ART LIBRARY INTERNATIONAL
CANADIAN MUSEUM OF CIVILIZATION
DINOSAURS PRODUCTIONS 3D
GETTY IMAGES
HAAP MEDIA
MUSEUM OF THE ROCKIES
NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA
NATIONAL MUSEUMS OF SCOTLAND
PRODUCERS LIBRARY SERVICES
SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
SCIENCE SOURCE
SCREENOCEAN LIMITED
SHUTTERSTOCK
T3 MEDIA
VRWAY COMMUNICATION

Photographs courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum, © ROM

Produced and created by Kensington in association with The Royal Ontario Museum. Made possible with the support and participation of the Ontario Media Development Corporation. Developed with the participation of Bell Fund, Ryerson University, RTA Transmedia Centre, the Government of Canada, and Ontario Centres of Excellence.