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Digital Enhancement of Pylia

Implementation period: September 2014 - August 2015
Contracting authority: Ephorate of Prehistoric & Classical Antiquities
Τοοls: Virtual & augmented reality, multimedia, web

The purpose of this project is the development of a digital platform for the management, distribution and promotion of multimedia digital content in the region of Messinia with the aim to enhance the cultural, educational and tourist exploitation of the archaeological resources of the area. The project includes, amongst other, the following:

Automatic Tour Guide System at the Palace of Nestor in Ano Englianos Messinia and the Archaeological Museum
Using the e-chronomichani virtual navigation platform in conjunction with the qr-code technology, automated guides for mobile phones and tablets were developed for the Archaeological Museum and the Palace of Nestor.

Website development
A user-friendly web environment hosts representative historical and archaeological information about the Messinia region, interactive educational applications, an online catalog of archaeological evidence as well as a range of social networking applications.

3D Digitization and Modeling of Cultural Reserve
Specifically, includes:

  • Digitization and documentation of findings by the Archaeological Museum of the Pylos Nestor Municipality and by the Museum of Pylos as well as further documentation of already digitized material, such as photographs from archaeological sites and the history of the excavations. These digital documents have enriched the multimedia material and auto-guided system produced as part of the project.
  • Creation of three-dimensional digital representations of the Palace of Nestor and Iklaina, and Vaulted Tomb of Ano Englianos.