Sunday, August 9, 2015

Nîmes: new technologies are gaining ground in the arenas – Midi Libre

L e website of the digital device will provide new functionality.

On July 4, 2014, the arenas were entering the digital age. By offering visitors to bring a tablet to browse the site, the company Culturespaces – delegate of the amphitheater, the Maison Carree and the Tour Magne – materialize his desire to reinvent the way to survey the Roman building .

tours audio description and sign language soon

Thirteen months later, Mickael Couzigou, director of Cluturespaces, draws a positive balance of this modernization by digital, it also wants to expand. “We will continue to enrich the visits At the moment, the touch pad can see a panorama indoor arenas as they were in ancient times and the Middle age. We would like to create new augmented reality visual that would show, for example, the Phillips room, located under the arena, and the interior passageways enlivened by scenes of life of long ago. “

Other new digital device: the texts of informative panels and audio guide will soon translated into sign language on the screen tablets that accompany the visit. A very detailed audio description of places traveled to blind people will also soon be effective.

Fueled by the desire to address a wider audience, these new features will be implemented “from by the end of next winter, “promises Mickaël Couzigou.

visit the bullring, daily from 9:00 to 8:00 p.m. in August. Prices: € 9 with audio guide, free for children under 7 years and Nimes. Add 5 € for the rental of a tablet.


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