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- It will allow users to consult all collections at once with the use of keywords in their own language.
The vocabulary has been completed in 12 languages and consists of over 500 concepts in three facets –photographic technique, photographic practice and keywords – that are structured in a multifaceted, hierarchical way. Discussions are on-going with other projects, in particular Linked Heritage, for improvement and further development of the EuropeanaPhotography Vocabulary, that can be a starting point for other valuable multilingual tools to enrich digitization activities (both for photography and for other cultural heritage). 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: virtual exhibition
In 2009, the Prado Museum selected 14 of its most important paintings to be displayed in Google Earth and Google Maps at extremely high resolution, with the largest displayed at 14,000 megapixels. Beside this, an online virtual gallery available in the website is a valuable resource for visitors: over 1.000 works are easily accessible with full description in English and more than 5.000 works are available in Spanish version. Continue reading
This handbook is targeted to cultural heritage professionals (curators, archaeologists, art historians, archivists, librarians, designers and web designers, information scientists, communication managers, etc.) working in the valorisation and dissemination of knowledge also through exhibitions and performances made available online. Continue reading
Jointly curated by the two digital libraries, the exhibition uses photographs, manuscripts, broadsheets, paintings, letters, audio, government documents and other unique materials to chart people’s journeys across the European continent and their settlement in the United States. The DPLA and Europeana—guided by a common mission to make the riches of libraries, museums, and archives openly available to everyone in the world—collaborated regularly with curators, content partners, project staff, and others to design and build the exhibition cooperatively. Continue reading
With its program of virtual exhibitions opened in 2005, and a series of 18 exhibitions of Islamic Art in the Mediterranean, Museum With No Frontiers for the first time realized real exhibitions, designed specifically for the web and realized in virtual form as a product in its own right, with the aim of encouraging the visit through the original approach to the theme and the variety of exposed materials. 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
Hatsune Miku is a singing synthesizer application with a female character, developed by a well-known Japanese company. She had risen as a virtual idol with thousands of real followers, and – as the company decided to replace her with a new software – her farewell concert series went sold-out. Continue reading