Topic: virtual reality

DigiPlaySpace in Toronto for children

The TIFF digiPlaySpace in Toronto, now in its 3rd year, is currently on show at the TIFF Bell Lightbox space. The game-space is designed in order for children to engage with new digital games during the yearly March break from school. The games are provided by multiple artists working in the field of digital art. Continue reading


Engaging Spaces: Interpretation, Design and Digital Strategies

On December 1-3 2014, in Warsaw, it will be held the NODEM 2014 conference, which aims to bring together museum and heritage professionals, innovation experts and creative industries to enable discussion on the potential of dialogue and collaboration between architecture, experience design, strategies of interpretation and ICT. Continue reading


ARQUEOLÓGICA 2.0

ARQUEOLÓGICA 2.0 will analize both the present and future of documentation, reconstruction and computer aided render techniques, applied to archaeological heritage and culture. The main aim is to offer an updated overview about the Archaeology of XXI Century. Continue reading


Digital Intelligence #DI2014

Digital Intelligence 2014 (#di2014) is a new international scientific and interdisciplinary conference dedicated to digital society and cultures. It will be held in Nantes, on 17-19 September 2014 and jointly organised with Scopitone, the main French Festival on digital arts and electronic music (Scopitone 2014, Sept. 16-21, 2014). Continue reading


Digital backups to save the world’s monuments

Spurred by the Taliban’s destruction of the 1600-year-old Bamiyran Buddhas in Afghanistan, CyArk (short for Cyber Archive) was founded in 2003 to ensure heritage sites are available to future generations, while making them uniquely accessible today. CyArk works as a non-profit organisation with experienced teams worldwide to record heritage sites using reality capture technologies such as 3D laser scanning, photogrammetry and traditional survey. Continue reading


IX International SITIS Conference, Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto’s Terrsa Conference Center hosted the 9th IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) International SITIS Conference, whichwas held on the 2-5 December 2013. SITIS conference is devoted to research on the technologies used to represent, share and process information in various forms, ranging from signal, image, and multimedia data to traditional structured data and semi-structured data found in the web Continue reading


Roman Ruins HD for iPad, by Historvius

LONDON, UK: last 6 November Historvius released the new app Roman Ruins HD, offering a ground-breaking innovative way to virtually explore the very best Roman ruins in the world while providing a rich, visual tour of incredible Roman landmarks. Historvius is the world’s leading online guide to historical places Continue reading


Cultural Heritage plus Digital Technologies? A good omen for the future

Digital technologies are today increasingly used for the preservation, representation, enjoyment and promotion of our cultural heritage. What are the implications of the use of digital technologies applied to Cultural Heritage? What are its benefits and its limitations? We tried to answer these questions by interviewing some experts in the field: Alberto Antinori, geologist, GIS, Remote Sensing & Terrain Modeler expert; Roberto Angeletti, architect, SW Programmer, GIS and 3D expert; Antonello Buccella, draftsman and 3D modeler. Continue reading


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


Harvard Museum’s Index Magazine goes digital

The Harvard Museum of Art recently announced the launch of a digital magazine, which will be a digitalised copy of its already existing Index magazine. The magazine, available on the internet at the Index magazine website, documents arts news and interviews with artists involved in projects that make up the three Harvard Museums. Continue reading