Virtual museums, a survey and some issues for consideration

Sylaiou Styliani, Liarokapis Fotis, Kotsakis Kostas, Patias Petros
2009 Journal of Cultural Heritage  
Museums are interested in the digitizing of their collections not only for the sake of preserving the cultural heritage, but to also make the information content accessible to the wider public in a manner that is attractive. Emerging technologies, such as VR, AR and Web3D are widely used to create virtual museum exhibitions both in a museum environment through informative kiosks and on the World Wide Web. This paper surveys the field, and while it explores the various kinds of virtual museums
more » ... existence, it discusses the advantages and limitation involved with a presentation of old and new methods and of the tools used for their creation.
doi:10.1016/j.culher.2009.03.003 fatcat:czym2i5ivbebpbt7tchaseozxm