For Kaman-Kalehoyuk Archaeology Museum, three interactive applications are developed.
1) Web based Virtual Museum Tour aims to inform visitors about the museum and current exhibitions.
2) Digital Guide assists visitors during their museum tour providing detailed information about the exhibits.
3) Interactive Museum Information System welcomes visitors with a virtual assistant and provides a 3D virtual tour in the Kaman-Kalehöyük layers belonging to Chalcolithic, Neolithic and Hittite periods.
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Digital Guide The museum supplies visitors with tablet computers to access audio and visual information about the institution and its exhibits. The Digital Guides application works on iOS and Android operating systems and consists of 3D models of relevant artifacts that users can inspect. Narrators voice the professional scripts in Turkish, English, German, Japanese, and French.
Interactive Museum Information System Harapşili, daughter of Hitit King Murşili, welcomes visitors then presents a short documentary about Hitit remains and museum and archeological working sites. Hitit girl is reanimated with special make-up re-produced clothes and accessories which are historically appropriate. 3D glass supported system then allows users to experience a virtual tour in the living streets of Kalehoyuk.
Virtual Museum Tour Application aims to influence visitors with museum's atmosphere and provide some general info. Using photographic methods, museum environment is 3D modeled and info panels are provided when users want to examine an artifact virtually. This application is also available on the web for the ones who are interested in or not capable of visiting museum.