You might have visited some of the most important temples and other landmarks in
The highlight of this unique digital heritage project is that takes a holistic approach, focusing not only on monuments but their associated cultural heritage. The India Digital Heritage Project of Microsoft is a collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology in India and various academic and industry research organizations.
India Digital Heritage Project of Microsoft
Building upon the existing Photosynth and HDView technologies, engineers, researchers and designers, teamed up to create a virtual representation of the Sri Andal Temple in Srivilliputtur which enables users to walk through the premises of the temple, observing the vivid courtyards, murals and pillars that lie within.
Users may choose to follow a 'guided-tour' where a narrator explains the historical and cultural importance of what is being viewed. In order to enhance the experience, giving it a 'real-life' effect, ambient sounds of pujas, birds and natural surroundings have been built into the system.
In order to view the large images of temples on India Digital Heritage Project of Microsoft