RFID Enables Pandemic-Era Safe Opening at New Museum

By Claire Swedberg

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum is customizing the experience for each patron based on his or her interests and accessibility needs; the technology provides the additional benefit of a safe opening during the pandemic.

Colorado Springs, Colo., is known as Olympic City USA, since the Olympic and Paralympic Committees is headquartered there. This year, the city became home to the new United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum (USOPM), which opened this summer despite the COVID-19 pandemic, by leveraging a radio frequency identification system initially designed to personalize the visitor experience. The 60,000-square-foot museum offers a personalized experience us...

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