App takes castle back in time


24/11/2013

Visitors to Larnach Castle can now travel back in time.

A smartphone application launched at the castle allows it to be experienced as the bustling stately residence it was a century ago.

Seven period scenes, showing how the rooms were used a century ago, were filmed around the castle in April for the virtual reality tour. The app was introduced at the castle last week, after more than a year of development by Dunedin companies Animation Research and the Video Factory.

Read the full story by Nigel Benson on the Otago Daily Times below ...



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