Topic: interactivity

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Important UKAD Forum took place at the National Archives in Kew (UK)

The sessions were intended to put standards centre stage, to focus on the benefits of adopting standards to build archive networks and enable the creative use of archive collections. They offered practical advice and examples of how to use standards to manage data, to expose data online, to support access and enable us to reach broader audiences, across different domains. As with previous years, the UKAD website has links to the presentations and posters from the day and the podcasts will soon be available on The National Archives’ website Continue reading


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CNR digitizes Ottavio Simoneschi’s coins

The Visual Computing Lab of Pisa’s CNR (National Research Centre) presents the use of this new multimedia data, RTI images, in the process of digitalization and virtual presentation of the coin collection of the Palazzo Blu Museum (Pisa, Italy). The main goal of the project was to provide an improved access of ordinary people (visitors of the museum or web surfers) to the exposed numismatic materials. Continue reading


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TECHNOLOGYforALL, forum in Rome

In Italy, three conferences together in a forum to discuss the future of new technologies for the territory, smart cities and cultural heritage: a great event in Rome. The forum is a big opportunity to discuss, share and learn about … Continue reading


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Digital Mother’s Day Card created for Oxfam’s Mother Appeal

The Happiest Mother’s Day Card is a project that aims to combine multiple declarations to mothers through the creation of a huge, singular piece of digital artwork. Well-known digital artist, Lizzie Mary Cullen, has collaborated with Oxfam on this project, as part of a special area of the charity that focuses on their work with women, known as the Mothers Appeal. Continue reading


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CONVERGENCE: International Summit on Interdisciplinary Arts and Technology

Convergence is an arts summit dedicated to exploring the ways that arts practices intersect with each other and with technology in a complex physical and social ecology. The summit will explore what happens when contemporary professional practices in all forms of music, visual and digital art, film, theatre, dance, literature or interdisciplinary arts cross-pollinate with emerging production and dissemination technologies. Continue reading


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CULTURA: the main achiements

CULTURA Virtual Research Environment, three Cultural Heritage Collections, Personalisation, Entity Relationship Extraction, Entity Oriented Search, Text Normalization, Network Visualisations in the Drupal Module, Desktop Premapper, Web Premapper, FAST Annotation Service, Content Annotation Tool, Equalia, … Continue reading


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International Conference on Digital Intelligence calls for papers !

Digital Intelligence 2014 (#di2014) is a new international scientific and interdisciplinary conference dedicated to digital society and cultures. It will be held in Nantes, on 17-19 September 2014 and jointly organised with Scopitone, the main French Festival on digital arts and electronic music (Scopitone 2014, Sept. 16-21, 2014). Continue reading


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Barcelona Hackaton 2014: Augmented Reality Games

Within the framework of FIcontent and in collaboration with Barcelona the Lab, the 15th of March took place in Barcelona a hackathon focused on creating augmented reality games. The Augmented Reality Games – Barcelona Hackathon was a one-day activity that brought together a group of developers and creatives to create, in a funny way, augmented reality applications. Continue reading


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Barcelona Hackaton 2014: Augmented Reality Games

The i2CAT Foundation organised the Augmented Reality Games Hackaton in Barcelona. It was a one-day activity that brought together a group of developers and creatives to create, in a funny way, augmented reality applications. The hackaton took place on 15 March 2014 Continue reading


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eChallenges e-2014 Conference & Exhibition

The eChallenges e-2014 Conference takes place in Belfast, Northern lreland. It will provide an international forum to foster ICT related entrepreneurship and innovation, to share experiences, increase awareness of innovative ICT applications and research results and to identify opportunities for research collaboration under Horizon 2020, the new EU Framework Research and Innovation Programme that runs from 2014 – 2020. Continue reading