Talking Statues is an AR app through which city monuments can talk and share their stories. Available in multiple cities around the globe, users of Taking Statues can receive a phone call from the historical figure commemorated on-site, and listen to the personal stories of well and less known historical figures.
This app demonstrates the AR category of Historical Annotation
. In this category, mainstream narratives and histories reflecting actual events of the past are activated and validated through superimposing digitized archival materials onto physical space. Read more:http://www.talkingstatues.com/
Talking Statues – How a Low-Cost Technology Is Helping to Give Statues a Voice. Museums+Heritage Advisor, August 14 2014.