Amidst the breathtaking setting of the European Cultural Centre of Delphi in Greece, where the Virtual Archaeology: Museums & Cultural Tourism (VAMCT 2013) Workshop was held, Maria Roussou of the University of Athens delivered an invited keynote speech on the CHESS project. The Workshop was a three day event, held on September 25-28 2013, which attracted more than 60 scholars from all over the world.
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website. In addition to a cleaner look, www.chessexperience.eu has many new features, including:
The site is responsive and adapts to various screen sizes automatically. Screen items and the main menu move or change, depending on the width of the browser window.
The CHESS project's scientific publications now include abstracts and can be downloaded.
Visitors to the site can keep up with news and events related to the CHESS project.
The CHESS User Group now has a special discussion area and all articles appearing in this section can be commented by users using their Facebook, Twitter, Google or DISQUS credentials.
Six different family groups took part in an evaluation of a mobile application at the Cite de l'espace on Friday August 9, 2013. The application was developed in-house out of CHESS user studies in order to test the viability of using geolocalisation for helping visitors navigate around the site, explore objects in more detail and schedule different activities within their visit.
Dr. Laia Pujol presented the paper "From personalization to adaptivity. Creating immersive visits through interactive digital storytelling at the Acropolis Museum" at the Museums as intelligent environments (MasIE) workshop on July 17, 2013 in Athens. The workshop was part of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Environments. The paper is available at http://www.chessexperience.eu/v2/publications-and-media/scientific-papers/category/9-2013.html