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iBarga and iPascoli featured on national TV

iBarga and iPascoli featured on national TV

The iBarga  ( the first mediaeval historic centre in Italy coded up with QR codes – the system has been running successfully since 2008) and the  iPascoli project appeared on national television this weekend on the TI CI PORTO IO programme on La7. The presenters, Gianfranco Vissani and Michela Rocco di Torrepadula are seen on […]

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Fragments of Pascoli poetry can be heard right through Barga – iPascoli is online

Fragments of Pascoli poetry can be heard right through Barga – iPascoli is online

For those equipped with a smart phone or a tablet there is a kind of “poetry treasure hunt” activated in Barga this week. As part of the celebrations for the centenary of the death of the poet Giovanni Pascoli the organisers of the iBarga information system – the first mediaeval historic centre in Italy coded […]

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Scottish Diaspora Tapestry, first panel delivered with a surprise

Scottish Diaspora Tapestry, first panel delivered with a surprise

At 9.45 this morning the first of the panels for the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry, from Barga arrived at The Prestoungrange Gothenburg, on the High St in Prestonpans, Scotland. The press conference to launch this project took place just a few weeks ago (article here) but today the women who have participated in this ambitious project […]

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Sette pagine dedicate a Barga sul Touring Club

Sette pagine dedicate a Barga sul Touring Club

Il mensile del Touring Club Italiano ha pubblicato un ampio servizio di sette pagine su Barga ed il progetto iBarga, ideato da Keane e sponsorizzato dall’Amministrazione Comunale e che punta alla promozione turistica del territorio attraverso i QR code (quick response code) i codici bidimensionali che permettono di collegarsi a pagine internet, video e audio […]

 maria elena

iBarga al LuBeC: un successo

iBarga al LuBeC: un successo

Grandi libri “sfogliabili” proiettati da maxi schermi, librerie virtuali che con un semplice gesto permettono di scegliere e sfogliare testi, ricostruzioni 3d, audioguide interattive di ultima generazione, realtà aumentata, portali e apps dove scaricare guide turistiche, e molti altri dispositivi o software che portano piccole grandi rivoluzioni nel campo della promozione turistica e dei Beni […]

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iBarga presented at the LuBeC – Lucca Beni Culturali Convention

iBarga presented at the LuBeC – Lucca Beni Culturali Convention

iBarga is being presented this week at the 7th annual Lucca Beni Culturali Convention held at the Real Collegio in Lucca.  The convention is an international meeting dedicated to the knowledge and development of cultural heritage, technology and tourism with an exhibition dedicated to the digital & technological innovation applied both to the enhancement of […]

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iBarga creates an interest in Umbria

iBarga creates an interest in Umbria

The iBarga project has started to raise interest further afield as a delegation from Città di Castello in Umbria arrived in Barga to see for themselves just how the system works.  The five members of the group from Città di Castello were met by the vice mayor of Barga,  Alberto Giovanetti and given a tour of the […]

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ibarga interview live on Vatican Radio

ibarga interview live on Vatican Radio

The gradual dissemination of news about the ibarga project which first started life here in the city back in 2008 just took another leap forward this week when a live interview about the project was broadcast on Vatican Radio. The international interest really took off after an article written by Marco Gasperetti on the 14 […]

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Barga, nella cittadina «taggata» i muri parlano e gli alberi declamano poesie

Barga, nella cittadina «taggata» i muri parlano e gli alberi declamano poesie

Dall’idea realizzata in giappone da un pittore irlandese – Barga, nella cittadina «taggata» i muri parlano e gli alberi declamano poesie Un codice a ogni monumento, piazza, chiesa e bar. Basta sfiorare il codice con il cellulare e partono storie e musica Barga, nella cittadina «taggata» i muri parlano e gli alberi declamano poesie. Un […]

 maria elena

La vera verità su iBarga

La vera verità su iBarga

L’anno scorso abbiamo pubblicato diversi articoli sul lancio di iBarga, un progetto che vede per la prima volta un piccolo centro come il nostro essere connesso a internet tramite codici bidimensionali e smartphone. Ogni ristorante e bar in Barga Vecchia, ogni chiesa, piazza, statua e luogo di interesse, infatti, è stato contrassegnato con una piccola […]

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ibarga moves forward

ibarga moves forward

Last year we published articles about the launch of ibarga  – the project for the first ever medieval historic centre in Tuscany to be connected to the internet via 2D barcodes and cell phones. All the restaurants and bars in Barga Vecchia, all the churches, all the piazza’s, all the statues and all place of […]

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iBarga and QR codes comes to Barga

iBarga and QR codes comes to Barga

This site has been on line, in various versions since 1996. Over those 14 years we have been following the philosophy written under the main site heading; that of  ” busily putting Barga on the map since 1996″ Many people have arrived in Barga after reading the articles and stories on these pages, one or […]