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Design and Development of a Virtual Reality Application for Edutainment in Cultural Heritage

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5 Author(s)
Lucio T. De Paolis ; Dept. of Innovation Eng., Salento Univ., Lecce, Italy ; Giovanni Aloisio ; Maria G. Celentano ; Luigi Oliva
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In this paper we describe part of the MediaEvo project on a Digital Heritage application aimed to serve as an edutainment tool. Visitors are able to virtually explore the reconstructed heritage environment of Otranto town and learn about the medieval world through a virtual experience. The project aims to identify the methodologies related to interactive learning and an approach oriented to the instructive paths which take advantage of multi-sensory media and their level of interaction. At the moment the MediaEvo project is in progress and in this paper the obtained results are shown.

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Virtual Systems and Multimedia, 2009. VSMM '09. 15th International Conference on

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9-12 Sept. 2009