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The use of augmented reality at Palais De Papes, Avignon, France

Let's take a look at how attractions are using technology to offer enhanced visitor experience whilst maintaining the fragility of the site.

We focus here on the Palais de Papes.

The Palace uses the Histopad, an augmented reality with 3D technology device, to engage tourists in their visit. Tourists can visualise how the now empty rooms of the palace would have looked and felt. The device is interactive, using gaming and fun to immerse users in the site and engage them in historical education.

A hand holding a digital tablet with the photo app open scanning an image in a gallery

A hand holding a digital tablet up to face a room where information is being displayed about the room the person is in.

A hand holding a digital tablet up in a room which is showing what the room had previously looked like in history

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