Smart Underground: Enhancing Cultural Heritage Information Access and Management through Proximity-Based Interaction

  • Giuseppe Caggianese
  • Luigi Gallo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 1)


This paper describes the Smart Underground system, the main aim of which is to enhance the access to cultural heritage information for the visitors. The system provides a more interactive visiting experience based on a proximity interaction with the artefacts in an exhibition, which allows an easy access to a new level of cultural information proposed by the exhibition curators. For this reason, the system also offers a set of tools for the curators with the aim of simplifying the organization and updating of the cultural content information. Finally, the system, by integrating modern technologies with the real works of art in the exhibition, proposes a possible solution to the emerging problem of the management and dissemination of cultural heritage digitalized content, leading to an improvement in the experiences of both visitors and curators.


Cultural Heritage Multimedia Content Cultural Content Cultural Information Museum Visit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for High Performance Computing and NetworkingNational Research Council of Italy (ICAR-CNR)NaplesItaly

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