Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, ARQUEOLÓGICA 2.0 - 8th International Congress on Archaeology, Computer Graphics, Cultural Heritage and Innovation

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EDETA 360º: VIRTUAL TOUR FOR VISITING THE HERITAGE OF LLÍRIA (SPAIN)
José Miguel Maicas, María José Viñals

Last modified: 21-09-2016

Abstract


Virtual enhancement of cultural heritage by using 360º panorama photography technologies have become well established as a mean of digitally recording heritage sites for conservation, education and tourism purposes. This paper describes the work undertaken to create an interactive virtual tour based on panorama photos of the town of Llíria and its surroundings, called “Edeta 360º”. This application aims to allow the general public to learn about the heritage of Llíria and to appreciate, disseminate and share it, while at the same time engaging users in a real experience of the town. Methodologically, this work has been addressed following an easy procedure with off-the-shelf equipment and using both freely available software (Hugin 2014.0.0) and Easypano Tourweaver 7.90®, while ensuring the quality of the final product.

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