Using Body Tracking for Involving Museum Visitors in Digital Storytelling

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Abstract

Technology involvement in museums leads to novel ways of communicating the museum content. Among other technologies, body tracking opens up the possibilities for embodied involvement in narratives presented in the museums. In this demo, we explore how body tracking could enable museum visitors to participate in historical storytelling installations. For this, we implemented a setup where the visitor’s body is tracked via a motion capture device and projected as a character in the narration of an indigenous Sámi myth about the constellation of the stars, the Heavenly Hunt.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Augmented Humans Conference 2021
Subtitle of host publicationAHs'21
EditorsJonna Häkkilä, Pedro Lopes, Thomas Kosch, Jun Nishida, Paul Strohmeier, Yomna Abdelrahman
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherACM
Pages304-306
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4503-8428-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Feb 2021
MoEC publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventThe Augmented Humans (AHs) International Conference 2021 - Rovaniemi, Finland
Duration: 22 Feb 202124 Feb 2021
https://augmented-humans.org/

Conference

ConferenceThe Augmented Humans (AHs) International Conference 2021
Abbreviated titleAHs'21
Country/TerritoryFinland
CityRovaniemi
Period22.02.202124.02.2021
Internet address

Keywords

  • motion tracking
  • museum
  • avatar
  • projection
  • installation
  • indigenous cultural heritage

Field of science

  • Multidisciplinary

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