Augmented Reality and Gamification in Heritage Museums

Ramy Hammady, Minhua Ma

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    Abstract

    Augmented Reality (AR) technology is one of the fastest growing areas in the computing field and it has pervaded many applications in the market including museums. However, there is a need for a survey exploring the effectiveness of augmented reality as a communication medium in museums. This paper reviews the development of Augmented Reality as a mass communication [1] tool in museums. We introduce a communication model which would work as a roadmap building AR guidance system with ensuring this system will be a successful method of communication with users. Besides, we propose a novel way to enhance the visitors’ experience and learning by combining AR with games in museums.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSerious Games
    Subtitle of host publicationSecond Joint International Conference, JCSG 2016, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, September 26-27, 2016, Proceedings
    EditorsTim Marsh, Minhua Ma, Manuel Fradinho Oliveira, Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge, Stefan Göbel
    Place of PublicationCham
    PublisherSpringer Verlag
    Pages181-187
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-45841-0
    ISBN (Print)978-3-319-45840-3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2016

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