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- It offers to the user the opportunity to navigate through the map of Greece, gathering cultural and administrative information
The guide’s multiple functions allow the user to view and collect cultural and administrative information in all the country prefectures.
The user can access the Cultural Guide via the Hellenic national cultural portal “Odysseus”, either through web browsers or mobile browsers. Additionally, in selected museums (e.g National Archaeological Museum) the visitor has the opportunity to access the Cultural Guide through touch screens. Continue reading →
- Chasen Sino-Sin's complete 3D digitisation services of cultural heritage relics and museums.
As digital technology evolves, 3D data is increasingly preferred as a method of preserving cultural heritage artifacts. It provides an easy way to get in touch with them and significantly reduces the need for physical storage space, offering to museums a portable and accessible platform to exchange information and to researchers the possibility to easily browse and review the materials. Continue reading →
Tag: digital preservation
Unlike cultural artifacts safely housed in museums, cultural heritage sites are constantly at-risk. They are exposed to the daily effects of the natural environment. Using 3D laser imaging, the CyArk project is currently in the process of compiling a database of historical structures from all over the world, with the mission of creating a 3D digital library. Continue reading
With the advent of the Internet, the past decades have seen a burgeoning of digital libraries. Researchers, scholars, and professionals have come to recognize the importance of digital libraries and the convenience they might bring to the society. As resource sharing becomes common, the focus of digital libraries has been shifted from the needs of the academics to major issues that involve both the general public and professionals of diverse disciplines. Continue reading
The Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues. JCDL encompasses the many meanings of the term “digital libraries”, including (but not limited to) new forms … Continue reading
Digisam is a coordinating secretariat that was established by Swedish government with the main task of promoting the achievement of the objectives of the national strategy for digitisation. The English version of the Digisam blog has been published recently: it is an abbreviation of the Swedish version and it features some of most interesting posts which are relevant for the international audience. Continue reading
The Vrouw Maria was a 18th century Dutch vessel, headed for Saint-Petersburg, that sank in Finnish waters. The shipwreck had been studied in many national and international projects: now, an interactive, virtual reality simulation has been created for an exhibition at the Maritime Museum of Finland. Continue reading
Following the success of the 2011 APA (Alliance for Permanent Access) Conference held at the British Medical Association in London, we are delighted to announce the 2012 Conference will be held at the European Space Agency, ESRIN, Frascati, near Rome. … Continue reading
Since over twenty years ENEA is committed to knowledge development, conservation, use and enhancement of Italian cultural and artistic heritage. ENEA is based on a valuable background that comes from scientific research and development in the areas of new technologies, energy and environment. Continue reading
Characteristics, needs and priority services of Digital Cultural Heritage are the starting points to reflect upon, for developing a network of interoperability and cooperation among culture, research and e-infrastructures. In Europe, this is the prelude to the goal of the Open Science Infrastructure. Continue reading
There are zillions of websites, and they are constantly changing and even disappearing. Often they contain information that is only available online, therefore it is swiftly rising to the world’s attention a relevant matter about the potential loss of information.
Australia’s solution is called PANDORA. Continue reading
As digital information is becoming more ubiquitous and indispensable and at the same time extremely fragile, there is the need to provide tools and techniques for secure, reliable and cost-effective preservation of digitally encoded information for the indefinite future. Continue reading