Title Description
Practice Category/(ies) Promotion and conservation of cultural heritage
Author of the Practice Culture App
Country/EU/Worldwide Greece
Short Description Culture App is a virtual tour-guiding platform that creates stories and 3D content for archaeological locations and distributes it through a web platform and an augmented reality mobile app.
Long Description Culture App is an augmented reality mobile application for use inside the archeological site. Individual visitors are using their mobile devices and the augmented reality technology (A.R.) to gain access to 3D representations of the monuments, with written and audio historical information. Tour guides can also enhance their narrative by using the application’s digital material.
It contributes to sustainable tourism by promoting cultural heritage in an innovative way. A web platform called Culture VR that offers a reservation system, digital material (3D models, photos, videos, audio and text) and interactive features for an easy remote virtual tour of the archeological sites. This allows cultural visitors who cannot visit an archeological site and be physically present, to take either remote live-guided tours by tour guides or self-guided tours. At the same time, tour guides benefit from creating a new source of income all throughout the year. The app is user friendly.
Type (online platform/ mobile app) Mobile app
Target Group Professionals and educators
Free/To be paid for To be paid for
Adaptation Needs Yes, it can be enriched by other experiences and virtual tours. Those tours can act as an introduction to local cultural heritage and also attract the interest of cultural guests and visitors.
Website Open web
Contact info@cultureapp.eu


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