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Proceedings 2017, 1(9), 919; doi:10.3390/proceedings1090919

The Image as a Communication Tool for Virtual Museums. Narration and the Enjoyment of Cultural Heritage

Department of History, Representation, and Restoration of Architecture, Sapienza University of Rome, 00186 Rome, Italy
Presented at the International and Interdisciplinary Conference IMMAGINI? Image and Imagination between Representation, Communication, Education and Psychology, Brixen, Italy, 27–28 November 2017.
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Abstract

The challenge of contemporary museums is to make content accessible to a wider audience; in this way information related to the good becomes more communicative and usable in order to enhance its uniqueness. Accessibility goes through an innovative communication of content: the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) that are increasingly part of people’s daily lives. Communication in most cases occurs visually, so ICTs are increasingly focusing on a rethinking of this expressive form; images become a better support for high-quality data transfer.
Keywords: cultural heritage; virtual museum; ICT; virtual tour cultural heritage; virtual museum; ICT; virtual tour
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Casale, A.; Calvano, M.; Ippoliti, E. The Image as a Communication Tool for Virtual Museums. Narration and the Enjoyment of Cultural Heritage. Proceedings 2017, 1, 919.

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