Smart Objects and Technologies for Social Good. Second International Conference, GOODTECHS 2016, Venice, Italy, November 30 – December 1, 2016, Proceedings

Research Article

Cultural Heritage and Disability: Can ICT Be the ‘Missing Piece’ to Face Cultural Heritage Accessibility Problems?

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.1007/978-3-319-61949-1_8,
        author={Alberto Arenghi and Maria Agostiano},
        title={Cultural Heritage and Disability: Can ICT Be the ‘Missing Piece’ to Face Cultural Heritage Accessibility Problems?},
        proceedings={Smart Objects and Technologies for Social Good. Second International Conference, GOODTECHS 2016, Venice, Italy, November 30 -- December 1, 2016, Proceedings},
        proceedings_a={GOODTECHS},
        year={2017},
        month={7},
        keywords={Cultural heritage Accessibility Disability ICT Universal design},
        doi={10.1007/978-3-319-61949-1_8}
    }
    
  • Alberto Arenghi
    Maria Agostiano
    Year: 2017
    Cultural Heritage and Disability: Can ICT Be the ‘Missing Piece’ to Face Cultural Heritage Accessibility Problems?
    GOODTECHS
    Springer
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-61949-1_8
Alberto Arenghi1,*, Maria Agostiano2,*
  • 1: Università di Brescia
  • 2: Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo
*Contact email: alberto.arenghi@unibs.it, maria.agostiano@beniculturali.it

Abstract

Improving the usability conditions for all is one of the basic concepts underlying the enhancement of cultural heritage. Usability must be declined both in terms of physical accessibility and sensory-perceptive of the places of cultural interest, both as accessibility of contents of which they are witnesses.