publication . Article . 2014

Introducing Augmented Reality in Cultural Heritage Studies

Villarejo, Luis; González-Reverté, Francesc; Miralbell, Oriol; Gomis, Joan Miquel;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: eLearn Center Research Paper Series
Abstract
Augmented Reality is a technology that allows overlaid digital content into our view of the real world through the camera of a Smartphone or a tablet. Video, audio, 2D and 3D images, web and text are just some examples of the type of content that can be overlaid on our perception of the real world. This content can be associated with real world elements by means of geolocation or image recognition. Such technology has great engagement potential and is used in many fields to augment the users’ perception of the world. Cultural heritage is one of the fields that could benefitmore from this technology. This paper describes how augmented reality has been used in an ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Augmented Reality, Cultural Heritage, Education, Digital Contents, Geolocation
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