Topic: software and tools

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VRTCH’18 – 1st International Conference on VR Technologies in Cultural Heritage

Preserving Cultural Heritage is a complex task that requires skills and techniques which need to be constantly upgraded. This 2-days event is thought not only as a classic conference, but also as a multi-level tutoring and an multidisciplinary collaboration opportunity … Continue reading


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Call for Proposals: Virtual Archaeology at EAA

In September 2018, the EAA European Association of Archaeologists will organize its annual meeting in Barcelona. More than 2000 scholars will attend its scientific sessions. Coinciding with this event, and in collaboration with EAA local organizers, an exhibition on Virtual Archaeology … Continue reading


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CIDOC 2018 Call for Papers – EXTENDED DEADLINE

Extended deadline until 31st March: proposals for presentations, workshops, case studies,  for CIDOC’s annual conference. Visit the CIDOC 2018 Call for Papers page for submission guidelines and selection criteria: http://www.cidoc2018.com/call-papers. *About the CIDOC 2018 Theme* The ‘Provenance of Knowledge’ is a core element … Continue reading


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Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions

Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions, images, ruins and cultural memory is a book released in February 2018, by Minna Silver, Gabriele Fangi and Ahmet Denker.  This is a classic example of digital archaeology and virtual reconstruction and is a beacon … Continue reading


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AURA, a luminous experience in the heart of Montreal’s Notre-Dame Basilica

Aura is an immersive sound, light and video projection-mapping experience, staging in Montreal’s landmark Notre-Dame Basilica. The viewer is absorbed in a spectacle in which the Basilica’s grandiose architecture is enriched with a layer of augmented reality and spatialized orchestral … Continue reading


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Augmented Reality vs. classical painting: the works of Dražen Turković

Dražen Turković is a painter who likes to explore new technical possibilities in contemporary art, and in facts his most recent and innovative works start from “classical” painting on acrylic. The paintings  are characterized with intense colors and decorated abstract … Continue reading


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Auckland Live launches the first Accessibility Virtual Tour of the city’s Town Hall

Auckland Live is a part of Regional Facilities Auckland, committed to promoting the arts, and supporting inclusiveness and access to the arts for all. In early December 2017, Auckland Live launched the first Accessibility Virtual Tour for the Town Hall– … Continue reading


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Open Source Tools for Validation in the Digital Archive Workflow

Merle Friedrichsen attended the “No Time To Wait 2” symposium organised by PREFORMA in November 2017 and gave a presentation on “Open Source Tools in the Digital Archive Workflow” from the perspective of the German National Library of Science and Technology. They both veraPDF (PDF/A), and MediaConch (for Matroska/FFV1 – for film) and the result is that all the requirements that they identified regarding open source software for validation are fulfilled (or are possible to fulfill) by these tools. Continue reading


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BlackBox – Arts & Cognition

BlackBox is an interdisciplinary ERC-funded project hosted by Universidad Nova de Lisboa (FCSH-UNL) since September 2014, under the direction of Prof. Carla Fernandes as its Principal Investigator. With a wide-breadth duration of 5 years, the BlackBox project aims at developing … Continue reading