Augmented Reality in Historical Museum: A case study at Fjell Fortress
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- Master theses 
Over the years, there has been development in using the technologies in historical museums for various reasons. The recent development of smartphones and computer graphics has enabled us to provide a new way of interaction between the artifacts and visitors. Augmented Reality provides a platform to add a third dimension to displays bringing the scene to life. It is gaining popularity among the users because of its beneficial features to engage the users. Therefore this thesis aims to investigate the use of Augmented Reality in Fjell Fortress to assist the visitors. A comparative study of different Augmented Reality frameworks is done, and ARCore is chosen to develop a mobile application. A detailed study with the features of ARCore is performed to get an understanding of the framework. The features to reconstruct the past, an indoor and outdoor guide to the Fortress, are developed. Finally, the personal experience is used to discuss the challenges and limitations of the technology in developing the application, and an online survey is used to evaluate the applicability and usability of the application.