The VRSciT project (2020-1-PT01-KA204-078597) has been funded with support from the European Commission. This web site reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Value Chain in a Dynamic Environment

Study Field
Culture and tourism, Special Needs
Summary
The paper deals with the management of social innovation projects, according to the paradigm of Open Social Innovation. In particular, the authors focus on the GoogleGlass4Lis project, held at the Egyptian Museum of Turin. The main goal of this project, participated by both public and private entities, was to develop a technology solution to guarantee a satisfactory museum experience to deaf people. Texts on the museum’s collection were translated into Italian Sign Language (LIS). A virtual narrator, projected on the lenses of Google Glass devices, conducted a guided tour in the museum.
Innovative VR tools and techniques
• The paper deals with the use of Google Glass devices in order to design a museum guide for deaf people in Italian sign language, providing social inclusion in the museum environment
VR in education
• Google Glass are used to guarantee a satisfactory museum experience to deaf people, projecting on the lenses a virtual narrator who conducts a guided tour in Italian Sing Language (LIS)
DOI
ISBN: 978-9963-711-37-6
Reference
Giuseppe Tardivo, Gabriele Santoro, Alberto Ferraris (2016) Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Value Chain in a Dynamic Environment, in 8th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business (Verona, September 16-18 2015), pp. 731-744

The VRSciT Project

The VRSciT project (2020-1-PT01-KA204-078597) has been funded with support from the European Commission. This web site reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.