The Virtual Museum Academy is organized by V-Must (Network of Excellency for Virtual Museum, FP7 EU funded project), in cooperation with Imperial Fora Museum under the umbrella of events organized for “Keys to Rome. The City of Augustus” (http://www.keys2rome.eu/). The Virtual Museum Academy is a series of workshops and public presentations aiming to provide the cultural heritage operators with an overview of the technologies that can be used in museums and exhibitions in order to create a new and personalized visitor experiences.
The Academy analyses the following themes: Travelling into the space and time; Playing with heritage; Interactive exploration of landscapes and cityscapes; Augmenting Heritage; Tangible Heritage; Expert Communication. Each theme will be analyzed by experts in technologies applied to cultural heritage field during lectures and thematic visits to “Digital Museum Expo” hosted in the tabernae of the Trajan’s Market. During the workshop, different technologies analyzing planning, time and cost of realization will be introduced: stereo 3D videos, system for natural interaction, immersive applications, serious games, multimedia touch applications, augmented reality, interactive holographic devices, web3D applications and digital library, interactive applications for smartphone. One of the workshops will be focused on the funding instruments available for Italy and EU. The interdisciplinary approach will provide useful expertise about innovative tools to develop and communicate to an industry in continuous growth.
At the end of the course a certificate of attendance will be given.