FLORENCE, ITALY – A media tablet to discover the secrets of the Brancacci Chapel frescoes and the cycle of stories of St. Peter of Masolino and Masaccio: this is the “news” already tested successfully in the museum of Palazzo Vecchio, and now, thanks to a resolution proposed by Sergio Givone councilor for culture, is extended to the museum housed in the Carmine.
The handbook – by the Museum of the boys and from C & T Crossmedia, under the supervision of the Civic Museums of Florence – is proposed to support tablet 7”, allowing the public to enjoy not only an accompanying audio but also an effective visual support , which allows you to dwell on details not visible to the naked eye and offer iconographic references, historical and stylistic importance for the understanding of the scenes.
At Palazzo Vecchio and the tablet ‘already’ available in late 2011 and currently there are about 1300 per month rental.
At Carmine it is possible to rent the video-guide directly at the ticket for this first experimental period at the price of one euro in addition to the ticket. The arrival of the tablet in the Brancacci Chapel is the first step in a more comprehensive plan for development and redevelopment, centered on updating and strengthening of the communication tools of the Chapel and more ‘complex in general.