Singapore libraries use augmented reality to attract more visitors

(6 June 2019) As reading habits change, Singapore’s National Library Board is also changing – powered by high tech. “We accept that the library is not just a place to come and borrow books. To attract more people, we need the library to be a place for experience, especially networking and community connection,” says Ramachandran Narayanan, NLB’s Director and Deputy Chief Information Officer of Technology & Digital Services.

He shares with GovInsider how libraries are using augmented reality, robotics and artificial intelligence to make reading great again.

The full illustrated story by Vanessa Gu is here.