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British Museum first to showcase interactive display with wifi link

Smartphone technology used to bring to life story of woman who donated carving to Indian Buddhist shrine 2,000 years ago
New wifi interpretation of 2,000 year old Buddhist shrine carving at the British Museum. Photograph: British Museum

Even in a giant high-resolution image at the, the inscription on a slab of limestone carved almost 2,000 years for a major Buddhist shrine in India is barely visible. But with a tap on a smartphone screen, the life-size figure of a woman projected on to the gallery wall changes from black and white to colour, and steps forward to explain how

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