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To mark the International Day of the Deaf, held last September 24, the Spanish Confederation of Families of the Deaf (Fiapas) wanted to show that: In the XXI century, in Spain still claiming the right of deaf people who communicate in spoken language, and are users of hearing aids and cochlear implants to live independently [...]

Thanks to an agreement between the FAD and BCD, two pioneer institutions in promoting design in Catalonia, the Barcelona Design Festival has been born. This is a large event which aims to make Barcelona the international capital of design. This initiative is supported by Barcelona City Council as well as several other institutions and private [...]

It has taken 24 centuries, but thanks to the work of archeologists, academics, historians and the arrival of the internet, the Dead Sea Scrolls are one click away for everyone around the world. Since 26 September, just before Jewish New Year, the collection of the Dead Sea Scrolls has been available online. This is thanks [...]

La Muralla de Avila opened last Friday, September 16, an audio guide system created specifically for this monument and which is pioneer nationally. This is a new tourist information channel that combines sound and image to offer their content in an oral, written and in sign language, so it is offered as a perfect partner [...]

Since November 2009, Disneyland Resort guests with visual disabilities have had access to an audio description service available on Disney’s Handheld Device that describes visual elements of more than 20 attractions at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure parks – more fully immersing them into our attractions and storytelling. Today, we are pleased to announce that [...]

For two years, an entire division of the Ministry of Environment is dedicated to the hard work of inventorying Spanish Natural Heritage. It has been a difficult task that includes a comprehensive compilation of all the elements that shape and influence biodiversity. All of this information is collected online on the web Biodiversia. The initiative [...]

“Impulsados” project, promoted by the region of the Jacetania and French Aspe valley, has launched the website, a new web which aspires to become a resource for tourists planning to visit the territory and the inhabitants. The launch of this portal is one of the biggest bets of promoting this project that promotes the [...]

New tecnologies arrives to Merida City

Merida council has invested in resources associated with new technologies such as audio guides or interactive digital information points, for tourist in this city of Extremadura. The City Council intended that stroll around town will be easier with these new applications that work in the city since last Saturday, March 26, 2011. Audio guides offer [...]

Social networks in museums and art centers focus the expert meeting held on Friday 1 April at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC) located in Leon. Social networking has brought a revolution in relationships, something that managers are aware of the museums and art centers, they see this tool as an [...]

The Culture Minister in Andalusia, Paulino Plata, presented the Conservation work at the ‘Tumba de las Guirnaldas’  in Carmona (Sevilla), a performance that will allow visitors to walk with 3D glasses inside the burial without descend into the underground chambers. This project has solved the paradox of showing the public a space that, for structural [...]

Adolfo Suárez and Transition Museum in Cebreros (Ávila) offers on its new website “a close-historic times all over the world through the use of new technologies, ” according to museum sources have reported. The institution stressed that since its opening, the museum has been characterized as dynamic, full of activities and continued growth, a goal [...]

On April 25th starts the course of New Technologies for the management of museums that will last until May 27th. The course is promoted by the Foundation Germán Sánchez Ruipérez, has a duration of 50 hours and is aimed at museum professionals, cultural management and students of Library. New Technologies of Information and Communication are [...]

Telefónica Foundation has oppened the lecture series “New digital culture”, in collaboration with the Association of Telecommunication Engineers (COIT) – and presented the book INprendedores. The initial conference of the cycle, which will visit engineering schools in Madrid, Valencia, Zaragoza, Seville and Malaga from 15 March to 30 May, entitled “A society in a process [...]

On February 25, 2011 opened its doors to the inaugural exhibition of the new Adobe Museum of Digital Media, the latest product for a society increasingly interested in virtual worlds. The American video artist Tony Oursler, known for its anthropomorphic audiovisual sculptures that portray the modern man’s neurosis, has been responsible for opening the doors [...]

Madrid Prado Museum has created an interactive exhibition video about Rubens works of art which the art gallery has: `Rubens 360´. This video,which is available on the museum website, combines text, audio, video and navigableimage inhigh resolution. The resolution is so high that high size copies have been provided witha full-screen presentationand the possibility of [...]