Topic: digital preservation

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Paris 3D Saga – Experience it live, online and mobile

“Paris 3D Saga” is an educative and entertaining journey in the history of Paris beginning 20 centuries ago. In the tour you can relive historical moments like the French revolution and the construction of the Tour Eiffell. The most visited capital in the world, the City of Lights became a live event, an online 3D experience, as well as an iPad app. Continue reading


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Survey + workshop on access to and preservation of scientific information

  An European Coordination workshop will take place on 22 October 2012, in Barcelona, to discuss the EC recommendation about access to and preservation of scientific information, dated 17/7/2012. The aim of this workshop is to bring together e-Infrastructure providers, … Continue reading


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EAGLE, Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy

The EAGLE BPN represents a community of research institutions documenting the most recent progress in the study of Classical Epigraphy. By aggregating digital content from unique and authoritative collections in its domain, the BPN brings together a significant quantity of information about ancient writings on ancient artifacts to the wide Europeana audience, thereby enhancing the quality of the historical experience and stimulating discovery in primary source materials never disclosed before to users on such a large scale. Continue reading


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Museum with No Frontiers

MWNF is creating through modern technology an exciting new dimension to museums. The visitor is invited to experience a museum not only as a place to admire artifacts on display but also as a gateway to related works of art in other museums, relevant archaeological sites and monuments as well as to thematic visits. Continue reading


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Lu.Be.C. 2012, knowledge and development of cultural heritage, technology, tourism

Lu.Be.C. – Lucca Beni Culturali – is the international meeting dedicated to the knowledge and development of cultural heritage – technology – tourism, which takes place every year in Lucca, in the third week of October. Lu.Be.C. has become a crucial moment in the debate between public administration and enterprise, a space of cultural aggregation and a generator of tangible development actions. Continue reading


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CHNT Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies

This session focused on best practice methods in 3D reconstruction of urban environments. Since 3D Reconstructions are usually done as post-excavation interpretation of excavated data, this session investigated the process of reconstruction to a larger time-frame. Continue reading


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A new project for e-infrastructures dedicated to digital cultural heritage in Europe

Digital Cultural Heritage Roadmap for Preservation (DCH-RP) is a Coordination Action supported by EC FP7 e-Infrastructures Programme, which will be adding more concrete results in the specific area of the digital preservation of cultural heritage. The kick-off meeting took place in Rome on the 8th of October 2012, hosted by Coordinator ICCU Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico. Continue reading


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ATHENA 3D: digital training in Jordan for ancient theaters.

3 D laser technologies training and scan to conserve ancient theaters and ensure their long-term sustainability in Euromed region. The new technologies are part of the EU-funded ATHENA Project and is under the Euromed Heritage Program 4. A very focused contribution from Dr. Marwan Asmar, Chief Project Editor of ATHENA Project. Continue reading


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ANKARA – Indicate Final Conference

The charming city of Ankara will host in mid-october the last Conference of the Indicate project. The EU’s project, with the partecipation of 10 partners from Italy, Egypt, France, Greece, Jordan, Slovenia, Spain and Turkey, has worked on the coordination of policy and best practice regarding the use of e-Infrastructures for digital cultural heritage in countries all around the Mediterranean.
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Visual Computing for Cultural Heritage

The tenth appointment of the “Collana di seminari 2012 per la valorizzazione dei risultati della ricerca al Crs4″ is scheduled for October 4th , in Cagliari at the Aula Magna of the Faculty of Architecture, on the theme of “Visual computing.” During the seminar the speakers will illustrate the theories, techniques and technologies that enable the effective management, utilization, exploration and 2D and 3D visualization of large amounts of digital data in real time on various types of displays. Continue reading