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Touring the Forum Adiectum of Augusta Emerita in a virtual reality experience

  • Emiliano PérezEmail author
  • María José Merchán
  • María Dolores Moreno
  • Pilar Merchán
  • Santiago Salamanca
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11196)

Abstract

The current advances of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have created new spaces for the recreational participation, mainly on virtual spaces, which can be considered as one of the main drivers of the cultural and creative production. This paper describes the experience in developing and testing an interactive 3D virtual environment for the Aeneas group in the Forum Adiectum. 3D models obtained from different sources can be included in this virtual world after a proper adaptation. We aim to demonstrate that this way of showing Cultural Heritage can motivate and facilitate people’s learning o our past rather than traditional media.

Keywords

3D modelling Digitization Virtual reality New learning environments 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work has been supported by the project IB16162 from Junta de Extremadura and Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional “Una manera de hacer Europa”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Escuela de Ingenierías IndustrialesUniversidad de ExtremaduraBadajozSpain

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