research product . 2001

History between the realities - Hi-tech user interfaces for exploring the past

Encarnacao, L.M.; Bimber, O.; Billinghurst, M.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2001
  • Country: Germany
The learning possibilities using artifacts on display in today's museums are limited since they are removed from their original context, are too fragile to handle and are often damaged. In recent years museums have tried to overcome these limitations through the use of a variety of multimedia technologies including video and audio guides - with moderate success. This article outlines display and interaction technologies that could transform the museum experience from passive viewing to interactive learning.
free text keywords: cultural heritage, mixed reality, display technology, human-computer interaction
  • Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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