The application allows you to discover the Capitoline Museums collection in a simple and exhaustive way, through the stories of many exceptional and unique works, conveyed through a lively storytelling that allows greater user involvement.
The application of the Capitoline Museums presents an innovative way of fruition for a visit to the museum with more levels of detail thanks to the help of BLE beacon technology that allows the visitor to easily navigate in the museum halls, Augmented Reality that allows access exclusive contents for further information on some of the museum's works and panoramas, 360 ° shots of new perspectives and breathtaking views.
The application, available in six languages (Italian, English, français, deutsch, español, русский), presents three macro-sections: Paths in the stories, through which it is possible to access thematic paths with predetermined duration, Time line, with macro -lining of the time in which the museum's works are inserted and the main related historical events, and Exhibitions, with a detailed description of the exhibitions in the circuit of the Museums in the Municipality.
The Stages in the stories section presents four prepared paths that can be chosen by visitors based on their time availability:
1. The collections of the Capitoline Museums
2. History and myth
3. Men and gods
4. Weapons and power
After selecting one of the tour routes, users will pass through the rooms of the museum, receiving, for each of them, the suggestion of works in the vicinity affected by the chosen route, thanks to the BLE beacon technology.
Clicking on each work, users will have access to a detailed sheet composed of an explanatory image, a correlated audio, and in some cases, a gallery of images.
The application allows access to some icons of in-depth analysis of each work:
-TEST: to facilitate accessibility by users with hearing impairments, the audio track has a text version adapted and optimized for the deaf;
-MAPPA: for a greater orientation in the spaces it will be possible to recall the map of the museum, in which the room in which the consulted work is located will be highlighted;
-LINEA DEL TEMPO: each work will be placed within a macro-chronology that allows to identify the historical period of construction and related historical events;
-AR (functionality not always active): will indicate the presence of augmented reality content visible framing the work with the camera of the rental device or your smartphone.
The application also presents these features:
-Map MIC: through which visitors can view the location of the other museums of the Museums in the Municipality network;
-Search search: users can have specific information about a single work, by typing the corresponding number on the keypad.