Making History Alive and Interactive. Designing an iPhone App to Present the Summer War of Osaka Byōbu

Carillo, Erminia, Kadobayashi, Rieko, Chikama, Masaki, Shimojo, Shinji, Rodriguez-Echavarria, Karina and Arnold, David (2010) Making History Alive and Interactive. Designing an iPhone App to Present the Summer War of Osaka Byōbu In: VSMM 2010 - 16th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia, 20-23 October 2010, Seoul, South Korea.

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Abstract

Mobile technology is becoming increasingly widespread in museums and cultural heritage sites, and many institutions have already developed applications that can be downloaded on mobile phones. Amongst these, iPhone Applications are certainly the most popular. The research briefly presented here describes the phases of the development of an iPhone application to interactively present the story of the people and places depicted on the Summer War of Osaka byo̅bu (traditional Japanese wooden folding screens) currently displayed at Osaka Castle Museum, Osaka City, Japan. The iPhone application will also be integrated with the Tiled Display Wall system of the Knowledge Creating Communication Research Center of NICT (Kyoto) to test various interaction functionalities.

Item Type:Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)
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Subjects:G000 Computing and Mathematical Sciences > G400 Computing
DOI (a stable link to the resource):10.1109/VSMM.2010.5665932
Faculties:Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics > ICT and Cultural Heritage
ID Code:8334
Deposited By:Mrs Erminia Carillo
Deposited On:14 Mar 2011 12:03
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