AR Enabled System for Cultural Heritage Monitoring and Preservation

  • Ammar Muthanna
  • Abdelhamied A. AteyaEmail author
  • Aleksey Amelyanovich
  • Mikhail Shpakov
  • Pyatkina Darya
  • Maria Makolkina
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11118)


Preventive conservation of cultural heritage is a serious matter for people, especially for countries with a large patrimony. Enabling museums and culture heritage sites with recent technologies is one way to save these sites and enhance the visitor presence and experience. Augmented reality (AR) and internet of things (IoT) are recent technologies that can be deployed for such purposes. In this work, an end to end system structure is introduced for preventive conservation of museums based on the IoT. The system enables to monitor and indicate any climatic effects, and points for necessary maintenance. Moreover, the system employs the AR to help museums visitors to get much experience. An application interface is developed for both museum administrators and visitors to enable them to extract the associated data. A prototype is developed for the experimental evaluation and the results are indicated.


IoT AR Cultural heritage Monitoring Museums LoRa 



The publication has been prepared with the support of the “RUDN University Program 5-100”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ammar Muthanna
    • 1
    • 2
  • Abdelhamied A. Ateya
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Aleksey Amelyanovich
    • 1
  • Mikhail Shpakov
    • 1
  • Pyatkina Darya
    • 2
  • Maria Makolkina
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Petersburg State University of TelecommunicationSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)MoscowRussia
  3. 3.Electronics and Communications EngineeringZagazig UniversityZagazigEgypt

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