A new museum product. Virtual reality is in service of artifacts
14:56 7 июня 2019
Категории: News in English
The main museum of Yamal launched the multimedia guide “ARTEFACT” within the project of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation. It is augmented reality (AR), which becomes accessible to visitors of the museum after downloading of a free mobile application to a smart-phone and a tablet computer. Further, starting up “ARTEFACT”, it is enough to point a camera on an exhibit. Markers that appear will help guests of the Museum and Exhibition complex of Shemanovskiy to learn interesting facts about museum items. The information will appear on the screen of the gadget.
According to the information given to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” by an employee of the museum Igor Segeda, basically paintings are presented in practice of museums, where the project has been already launched. The museum of Shemanovskiy started not easy experiment, having included volumetric exhibits to the project. It was decided to start from the ethnic exposition. In the museum it is planned to continue replenishment of the gallery with works being presented in the mobile application.
As we should note, the multimedia guide “ARTEFACT” is the project, in which more than 60 museums of Russia are presented.