Topic: 3D imaging & simulation

3D video mapping about the history of Byblos city, Lebanon

A free 3D projection mapping about the history of Byblos, Unesco World Heritage Site, held at the city port during the Byblos International Festival. The 3D show was organized by I AM project, aimed at the tourist/economic development of the Mediterranean region. Continue reading

EVA Florence 2014
Conference, Workshops, Meetings & Exhibition

Florence hosts every year an international event that includes a Conference,Training and Workshops. The EVA events are a series of international interdisciplinary conferences mainly in Europe, but also elsewhere in the world, for people interested in the application of information technology to the cultural and especially the visual arts field. Continue reading

Virtual Archaeology, Museums and Cultural Tourism

This international workshop was aimed at investigating all new trends in the field of digital (e.g., online, virtual) museums, virtual communities, archaeometric studies, digital cultural tourism and related topics. The workshop was attended by students, museum and cultural heritage professionals, scholars, archaeologists, historians, ethnologists, IT specialists and engineers and others working on digital applications in cultural heritage, public and private museums, etc. Continue reading

BGS launched the GB3D Virtual Fossil Collection

On the 22nd August 2013, the British Geological Survey (BGS) launched the world’s first 3D virtual fossil collection to the public. Through an internal search engine, the users can browse and free-download (on computers, tablets and smart-phones) information and thousands of HD images and 3D digital models. Many of them are available for 3D printing.

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‘Art & Algorithms’ Digital Art Festival

While other digital festivals concentrate more on using gallery spaces to present digital art, Art & Algorithms demonstrates how digital art can step away from the traditional presentation of art. As part of the festival a huge range of short films will be screened and the huge variety of countries the producers and directors of these films come from shows that this is truly an international festival. Continue reading

VIEW, 14th International Computer Graphics Conference

The 14th VIEW Conference took place in Turin, from the 15th to the 18th October 2013. VIEW is the premier international event in Italy about Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, Gaming and VFX.
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Exhibition of the winning pieces of last year’s Asia Digital Art Award

The winners of the Asia Digital Art Award last year will now have their work displayed at the Asia Digital Art Award Bangkok 2013. The pieces displayed will include still works and moving 3D animation works, as well as an interactive area that uses Kinect motion sensors. Visitors will also benefit from the ability to manipulate still pieces using an iPad. Continue reading

Coding, puzzling, advertising. Marketing is only a step away from digital art.

We had the pleasure to interview Mr. Kris Meeusen of Lab 101, a creative place where games, applications, mobile, and interactive installations come to life. For Citroen’s new marketing campaign, a special 3D puzzle was designed to fit into a holographic projector set in the Paris’ store. Kris talked with us about coding, advertising, anamorphism, and more. Continue reading

Data visualization sculptures by Luke Jerram

Luke Jerram is a multidisciplinary artist devoted to the creation of sculptures, installations, live arts projects and gifts. One series of his works is investigating the visualization of invisible phenomenon and data through sculpture: such artworks make use of advanced technology for exploring how data is read and can be represented and interpreted. Continue reading

Ikea launches augmented reality app lets you preview digital furniture in your physical house

Augmented reality may be the most interesting thing ever to happen to the Ikea catalog. With the 2014 Ikea catalog app, not only can you preview Ikea’s furniture in 3D, but for the first time you’ll be able to use your smartphones to see exactly how the digital items will look in your home. Continue reading