Research and Development

ViSTA – Virtual and Social heritage Tour Application

Integrated technological system for virtual and social touring
of the artistic and cultural heritage of Puglia.
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Type of Project

Experimental Development


  • Tecnosoft
  • System Project
  • Tinada
  • University of Foggia

Performed activity

Consultancy on the development of software prototypes


The main objectives of the ViSTA project are:

  • Making access to places of cultural, historical and artistic interest in our regional and national territory "more democratic", breaking down social constraints and barriers.
  • Enhance the offer of the cultural and museum heritage of Puglia by improving the use of places of culture by defining common strategies and objectives of enhancement in relation to the territory.
  • Experimenting and testing innovative and non-invasive technological solutions, which do not compromise the integrity of the monuments and do not provide for fixed installations.
  • Sharing agile methodologies and technological solutions useful for the production of trans-media content for scientific dissemination, teaching and social communication

Intervention is co-financed under the POR Puglia FESR-ESF 2014-2020 - Axis I - Action 1.4.b "Support for the generation of innovative solutions to specific problems of social relevance" - Innolabs Call "Support for the creation of innovative solutions aimed at specific problems of social relevance "

The ViSTA project develops, on the sites managed by the Polo Museale of Puglia, an integrated technological system for virtual and social touring of the Apulian artistic and cultural heritage.

It is an Integrated software application, because it involves and integrates a series of technologies from Web-GIS, to photo stitching for the 360 ° effect, to social communities. Virtual, because it allows indoor virtual navigation within an artistic / cultural site and remote visits to its entire space. Social, thanks to social features such as live chat, live streaming and context feedback system.


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