Virtual Museums: First Results of a Survey on Methods and Tools

Sylaiou, S., Liarokapis, F., Sechidis, L., Patias, P. and Georgoula, O. (2005) Virtual Museums: First Results of a Survey on Methods and Tools. In: XXth International Symposium (the ICOMOS & ISPRS Committee on Documentation of Cultural Heritage), the CIPA International Archives for Documentation of Cultural Heritage,. CIPA, Torino, Italy, pp. 1138-1143. ISBN 1682-1777

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Abstract

Museums are interested in digitizing their collections in order not only to preserve the cultural information, but also to make it available to the wide public in an attractive manner. Emerging technologies, such as VR, AR and Web3D are widely used for creating virtual museum exhibitions in a museum environment through informative kiosks and on the World Wide Web. This paper makes a survey in the field and explores the various kinds of virtual museums, their advantages and limitations by presenting old and new methods and tools used for their creation.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Virtual Museum, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Web3D
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0076 Computer software
Depositing User: Fotis Liarokapis
Date Deposited: 03 May 2007
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2012 16:51
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/1180
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