Passengers at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus can now watch informative videos while waiting for their train, thanks to a partnership between Indian Railways and Google. The tech company will bring commuters rich cultural stories via video installations for the next two months.
The videos are from the Google Arts and Culture platform, Google’s online platform for the world’s culture. The screens invite daily commuters and long-distance travellers to explore India’s cultural heritage, its beauty and treasures, such as miniature paintings, bronze sculptures and Rabindranath Tagore’s paintings. This immersive technology also enables travellers to get a glimpse of some of India’s greatest monuments in 360 degrees, like the Red Fort, the Ajanta Caves, and the highlight — a never-available-before vista from atop the Taj Mahal’s Minar. Read More…
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