A Prototype Mobile Augmented Reality Systems for Cultural Heritage Sites

  • Arvind Ramtohul
  • Kavi Kumar Khedo
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 863)


Augmented Reality (AR) is an emerging technology that is currently revolutionising the worldly activities. The evolution of mobile devices has pioneered AR as a state-of-the-art technology in the last decade giving rise to more and more Location-Based Mobile AR (LBMAR) systems. This technology is widely been used by heritage industry to create the missing sparks from their static environment thus making it livelier and entertaining. Yet, current systems have not exploited the emerging sensory technologies in smartphones which led to low-quality AR experiences. In this work, we will model a real-time Mobile AR system for a cultural site in Mauritius that will both promote the cultural tourism and enhance the visiting experience. Moreover, the proposed prototype will also attract historians and students so that they can carefully study those heritage aspects that were not accessible before.


Augmented reality Mobile augmented reality Location-based mobile augmented reality Real-time Cultural tourism Heritage 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Information, Communication and Digital TechnologiesUniversity of MauritiusMokaMauritius

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