New totems in the Saint Andrea della Valle in Rome: here is the video with The Father’s greeting

Another magnificent Roman church, the Basilica of Saint Andrea della Valle, has chosen our multimedia totems Lilium. Elegant and solid with a 17" touch screen display, from which you can independently access videos, information pages and 360° interactive panoramic views. These multimedia totems have been installed in Saint Andrea della Valle thanks to the work of our team in putting together contents, filming, photo shoots, the interface development and the final tests. As well as the video contents, which are available in 5 languages, by simply inserting a coin into the totem one can activate the lighting in certain areas of the Basilica.

Each totem contains diversified contents according to the position they are in (central nave, apse or Barberini Chapel), and a welcome video, common to all the totems, with the greeting by Father Carlos Gomez Ruiz, Rector of the Basilica of Saint Andrea della Valle in Rome.

Watch the welcome that the Father extends to visitors, the church is today the home of the Chierici Regolari Teatini; you can also see a preview of the filming carried out in the Basilica, a real treasure chest of works of art. Discover the inside of the church, that manages to appear sumptuous and luminous but still retains an orderly and elegant structure.

It really doesn’t come as a surprise that the composer, Giacomo Puccini chose this church as a setting for one of his most famous operas: the Tosca.





Rome, Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore: a 360° panorama in the new multimedia totems

The Papal Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore took a big step forward in the quality of their visitor services when they decided to install Lilium Touch, the new totem made by our multimedia lab.

Equipped with touch screen LCD 17 inch display screens in high-resolution, the totems contain videos in 5 languages, that narrate the wonders of the Patriarchal Basilica, the splendid mosaics of the central nave and apse, the altar, the hypogeum and the Borghese Chapel.

As well as this video, visitors can also access a new section, with panoramic 360° images that are both interactive and zoomable and through which one can discover, with a pleasant background music, hidden or less visible details. The outside porch, the central nave, the hypogeal and of course the Sistine chapel and the Borghese chapel. .

These totems are in addition to the ever growing number of technological services that we are supplying to museums, churches and Italian cultural sites. Among the most recent are the totems for the Basilica of St. John in Lateran in Rome, the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte in Florence.





Visit Florence with the Inferno app, following in the footsteps of the new Tom Hanks film

An app to discover Florence, following along the itinerary of the Harvard professor, Robert Langdon, protagonist of the best seller by Dan Brown. After last night’s star studded event along the Arno River, the entire film cast and the Director, Oscar winning Ron Howard, are in Firenze for the official presentation of the “Inferno” film in the magnificent Salone dei Cinquecento inside palazzo Vecchio. If you have read Dan Brown’s book, you will know that a key scene of the film was shot in Palazzo Vecchio, where the splendid Vasari fresco is.

By downloading the app “Inferno Florence Guide”, produced by D’Uva and by The Florentine, who wrote the contents, you will be able to follow all the stages of the itinerary covered by the professor, played in the film by Tom Hanks, and discover the most mysterious, hidden and beautiful spots in Florence, from the famous Piazza Duomo to the lesser known Piazzetta Sant’Elisabetta.

As Tom Hanks says in the film that was mainly shot in Florence,“If you know where to look, Florence is a paradise”.

App Inferno-screenshot
These are the main features of the app:

  • Map of Florence with the Dan Brown Inferno locations.
  • GPS to locate your position on the map of the city
  • 31 listening points, for a total of 1 hours audio tour, spoken by professional actors
  • Original photos to help you picture it
  • Extra information about each location, such as opening times or ticket offices.
  • 100% offline: no internet connection needed, the app works totally offline


The app is available in English for iOs & Android, for just $2.99






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