‘Digital renaissance’: Rome’s experiments with visualisation of cultural heritage
By use of various technological visualisations, the experience of visiting Rome’s many monuments has recentlyreceived a significant upgrade. With video projections, multimedia light shows and virtual reconstructions, visitors are shown the historical sites of Rome in new light, some of which are no longer there. The implementation of all these 3D experiences aims for a better experience of history and understanding of the remaining heritage. Forbes Magazine’s Livia Hengel explores the ‘digital renaissance’ of Rome.
“You need to strike a balance between creating something spectacular to hold an audience’s attention while also helping them learn in the process” .