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[Korea] Seoul Palace Launches Augmented Reality Mobile App

  • Date01/23/2013
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Photo credit: Cultural Heritage Administration]

Deoksugung Palace is launching a new multilingual mobile app called “Deoksugung, in my hands” on January 24th.

The app contains 1,634 items related to Deoksugung Palace including photos and videos, as well as 3D images using Augmented Reality. It also offers sign language video guides for people with hearing difficulties, and provides information on nearby tourist attractions. All content is available in English, Japanese, and Chinese.

The “Deoksugung, in my hands” can be downloaded free of charge by scanning the QR code printed on the palace promotional leaflets, or from the app stores.

* Augmented Reality (AR)
A technology that augments real world elements into computer-generated ones. The “Deoksugung, in my hands” shows 3D images from the Joseon Dynasty on the existing palace buildings to “augment” the sense of reality.

More info

< New Deoksugung Palace App: Deoksugung, in my hands >
Venue: Deoksugung Palace (Jung-gu Seoul-si)
Launching: January 24, 2013
Price: Free
How to download: Scan the QR code printed on the leaflets or download from the app stores (iTunes App Store and Google Play Store)
Deoksugung Palace (Korean, English)
Cultural Heritage Administration (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Inquiries: +82-2-771-9955 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
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Courtesy of Cultural Heritage Administration