Maribor, Slovakia (Reuters)-
A company in Bologna is giving a tombstone 21-
Century Transformation, 48-
An inch interactive screen that can display pictures, videos and other digital content.
Pobrezje cemetery on the outskirts of Maribor, the country's second largest city, recently established a weather prototype --
Evidence and vandals
Proof digital tombstone that can interact with visitors.
At first glance, it looks the same as anything else, but standing in front of it for a few seconds activates its sensor to revive it, turn it into an interactive screen that can play any type of digital content.
"This tombstone can put anything next to the name and last name of the deceased, and you can write a complete novel if you wish.
You can put photos or movies there, "Saso Radovanovic, head of Bioenergija, which sells headstones, told Reuters.
"There is a sensor on the tombstone that when there is no one around it only shows the person's name and the year they were born and died. . .
This can save energy and the screen itself and help extend the life of the tombstone, "he added.
The tombstone was developed with the help of Milan zoman, a professor of computing at Maribor University, who said they are developing a special smartphone app that will further increase the interactivity of the tombstone.
"We intend to bring the sound to the headset that connects to the phone running the app.
"In this way, visitors can listen to the video displayed on the screen," Zorman said . " He added that the speakers were too loud for the cemetery.
Cemetery claims 48-inch-
The screen version they built is the first digital tombstone in the world.
Radovanovic said that they have received some product orders for 3,000 euros ($3,189).