Topic: software and tools

How EGI is supporting digital cultural heritage

EGI brings together a platform of computing resources from centres across Europe. Many of these have experience in providing services for the DCH research community. EGI is now building on this heritage as a partner in the DCH-RP project and participation in the Euro-Mediterranean Conference in Cyprus. Continue reading


Teleperformance: collaborating towards new artistic forms.

New technologies have opened new perspectives in the artistic field. Nowadays, numerous artistic and cultural projects use those technologies as tools, subjects or medium to explore and express new visions of the real and virtual worlds. One of these technologies, … Continue reading


Advanced digital facilities to improve classical studies

Founded in 1425, KU Leuven combines a rich tradition with top research and technology. Bruno Vandermuelen from the Faculty of Letters talks about the digitization facilities available at the University digital lab, helping digitization for EuropeanaPhotography EC project and other art-technical research in cultural heritage. Continue reading


Digitization systems and procedures in photographic image archives

The workshop Digitization systems and procedures in photographic image archives aimed to provide an overview of the available systems for original photographic materials digitization as well as the procedures in order to obtain the best results in terms of image quality and fidelity to the original. Continue reading


SMART CITY: creative, sustainable and user-centred cities

In France, a full-scale experimentation has been led in the south of Paris since 2007, in partnership with the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris. This exceptional area is turned into a unique observatory for urban, social and technologic innovation. The project can count on a network of very valuable European partners. Continue reading


Heritage Experience, Experiential mobile device for heritage mediation

Heritage Experience gives the public the opportunity to create their own unique and surprising films at the CIUP. It is an initiative within the Smartcity project; a vast programme of reflexion and creation on the concept of the “intelligent city”. Continue reading


ATHENA Project for Ancient Theaters

The ATHENA Project of Ancient THeaters Enhancement for New Actualities is a Euromed initiative designed to bolster cooperation and ideas between Europe and Arab countries across the Mediterranean, in the field of ancient theater development and their relationship with civil society institutions and communities. Continue reading


High resolution 3D digital imaging in China

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


DIGITAL CREATING

Situ Xiaochun, art consultant of digitalmeetsculture and member of NIO art studio is exceptionally telling about himself and his concept of art in an interesting paper about digital creation. Continue reading


ISRAEL MUSEUMS GOING DIGITAL

More than 35 Museums in Israel merged into a project for enhancing Israel Cultural Heritage through digital technologies on the model of some European best practice as Europeana and Linked Heritage. Continue reading