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VClav 2.0 – System for Playing 3D Virtual Copy of a Historical Clavichord

  • Krzysztof Gardo
  • Ewa Lukasik
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6774)

Abstract

VClav 2.0 system presented in the paper enables user to interact with a digital 3D reconstruction of the historical clavichord in a manner similar to lifelike using Virtual Reality gloves to “play” music. The real clavichord was constructed by the famous maker in 18th century, Johann Adolph Hass from Hamburg, and is at the exposition in the Museum of Musical Instruments in Poznan, Poland (department of the National Museum). This is a system powered by the NeoAxis game engine and equipped with 5DT Data Glove 14 and Polhemus Patriot tracker. It is an exemplary solution for museums to actively present musical instruments.

Keywords

cultural heritage Virtual Reality 3D modeling clavichord gesture driven HCI 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krzysztof Gardo
    • 1
  • Ewa Lukasik
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Computing SciencePoznan University of TechnologyPoznanPoland

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