- Upcoming changes to Wikimedia Commons will make it easier to add, update, and find important information about individual files and entire collections.
by Sandra Fauconnier, Community Liaison for Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation. In 2017-2019, together with the community of Wikimedia volunteers, a team at the Wikimedia Foundation and Wikimedia Deutschland updates Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia’s media repository, to work with … Continue reading →
- VR and AR simulation based on photogrammetry and data visualization allow for a highly realistic experience
CROC’s Virtual Reality Center specialists developed a digital copy of the State Hermitage Museum’s Jupiter Hall to demonstrate it in virtual reality. This unparalleled project in the Russian museum domain aims to promote the national cultural heritage. Using the photogrammetry … Continue reading →
by Beatrix Lehmann, Museumsmedien On October 29th and 30th the workshop “Presentation and evaluation of the Toolbox” took place in Berlin, at German Resistance Memorial Center. The memorial is content provider of the Toolbox pilot and hosted the workshop together … Continue reading
The Toolbox of Europeana Space Museums Pilot is a web-based application designed for museum curators, that will allow them to create always brand new educational videos and promotional worksheets melting the museums/memorials contents with the cultural heritage available in Europeana, the European digital … Continue reading
Beatrix Lehmann of Museumsmedien participated in a very interesting event: Names of Shoah Victims: from Scattered Sources to Individual Personal Stories, an International Workshop within the Framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI). The participants represented Memorials, Archives, Universities, Museums coming … Continue reading
On July 1 2014, the Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel opened the new permanent exhibition “Resistance against National Socialism” in the German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin. The entire social breadth and ideological diversity of the fight against the National Socialist dictatorship is are documented in 18 topic areas. The barrier-free permanent exhibition is accompanied by a wide range of media and materials, along with an audio guide in seven languages and a video guide in German Sign Language. Continue reading