Cultural heritage represents an essential part of our history and is very important for tracking the horizon and planning the future. Its purpose is to preserve memory and forming a collective conscience. Cultural heritage is nowadays a powerful tool of communication and a valid means to disseminate knowledge. In this respect, technology plays an important role as it offers different channels to disseminate culture. Many different experiences have been developed to promote cultural heritage tourism by improving the level and quality of interaction between the visitor and the goods. Among these, immersive technologies such as virtual environments and augmented reality have a great potential to improve the experiencing of cultural heritage by allowing suggestive virtual and interactive tour. Technology in cultural heritage boosts the development of creative learning and educational tools as well as tourism applications and documentaries. The objective of this book is to describe how digital technologies contribute to the preservation and enhancement of cultural heritage.

Book Details:

ISBN-13:

978-620-0-29650-4

ISBN-10:

6200296502

EAN:

9786200296504

Book language:

English

By (author) :

• Anna Berlino • Alessia Amelio
• Luciano Caroprese • Ester Zumpano

Number of pages:

60

Published on:

2019-09-02

Category:

Cultural history