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Video-mediated Participation in Virtual Museum Tours for Older Adults
University of Trento.
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands.
TNO.
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Architecture. (KTH Smart Spaces: Architecture and Interactive Media)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8176-543X
2016 (English)In: Proceedings from 10th International COnference on Design and Emotion 2016, 2016Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This paper introduces a virtual tour, Visit the Louvre, designed specifically to engage older adults in an immersive visit through part of the Louvre by a distant real-life guide. An initial diary study and a creative workshop were conducted to understand the needs and values of older adults and how to support participation to virtual museum visits with a video-based communication system. Preliminary results show that ‘virtual visitors’ experienced high levels of social and spatial presence; immersion and engagement were quite high independent of the level of interactivity of the guide, or the presence of others. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016.
Keyword [en]
Older adults, museum, virtual visit, social inclusion, civic participation, presence, mediated space
National Category
Human Computer Interaction Cultural Studies
Research subject
Human-computer Interaction
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-185588OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-185588DiVA: diva2:922625
Conference
10th International Conference on Design & Emotion, 27-30 September 2016, Amsterdam
Funder
EU, FP7, Seventh Framework Programme, 611324
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QCR 2016

Available from: 2016-04-24 Created: 2016-04-24 Last updated: 2016-05-03

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