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Cultural heritage contents are commonly offered by touristic mobile applications, but it is possible to explore deeper the subject and add AR elements to create an immersive approach. The adaptation of an art-oriented tool reveals some of the possibilities to display cultural heritage content in real case scenario without any large technical experi...
New media technologies present spatial designers with a host of new tools, both for broadening civic engagement in the design process itself, and for inserting digital devices into public spaces, expanding on the diversity of groups that these spaces can cater for, and the diversity of experiences on offer. Moreover, such technologies offer new too...
Os ícones, pictogramas e ideogramas formam uma linguagem visual que transcende fronteiras e está em constante transformação
In the historic city of Nicosia located on the island of Cyprus, the old city is enclosed by the Venetian walls. These were initially designed during the Venetian period on the island and later on, finished during the British Colonial period on Cyprus. Today the public space of the Moat and the Bastions are underused by citizens and visitors of th...
Technological improvements and access provide a fertile scenario for the creation and development of mobile applications. This scenario of intense production of new software for mobile devices results in a myriad of apps providing information about almost all the cultural segments, including those dedicated to UNESCO World Heritage Sites (WHS). How...
Technological improvements and access provide a fertile scenario for creating and developing mobile applications (apps). This scenario results in a myriad of Apps providing information regarding touristic destinations, including those with a cultural profile, such as those dedicated to UNESCO World Heritage Sites (WHS). However, not all of the Apps...
This paper is about the design aspects applied to the StreetDroids Project, a context-aware mobile game developed for the Android Platform. It was the result of a one year project (2009/2010) combined between the applied science universities: Hochschule Bremen and Hochshcule Bremerhaven; immersed in the Digital Media Master Program 1 , in Bremen, G...
There are no more borders to delimitate what is art. The concept is not connected with the aesthetics structures, the physical existence and even to the authorship anymore. Through the work of Salvador Dalí and Marcel Duchamp is possible to check the concept of immaterial, the basis of the mediart.