Tag: 3D scanning

Amman Nymphaeum project: rebuilding the niche requires skill

by our referent from Jordan, Marwan Asmar The Amman Nymphaeum project is a concrete preservation and reconstruction project where the operations on field are supported with 3D digital scanning. The  main aim is to set up conservation and restoration plan to safeguard … Continue reading


Jackson Pollock’s Alchemy in 3D

The Visual Computing Laboratory of ISTI-CNR, in collaboration with the Opificio delle Pietre Dure and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, has carried out the three-dimensional diagnostic analysis of the painting “Alchemy” by Jackson Pollock, thanks to cutting edge 3D scanning technologies and 3D computer graphics, which made possible to measure and visualise the art of Jackson Pollock with incredible detail. High-resolution geometry and colour information have been integrated in a single model, visible in the interactive kiosk realised by ISTI-CNR. Continue reading


Amman’s Nymphaeum ready for the restoration works!

One of the most innovative cultural-heritage projects is starting in the downtown of Amman for the restoration of the Roman Nymphaeum, heart of the city. The project, aimed at renovating, preserving and restoring the ancient structure dating from the Roman times, is granted by the US Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation, under the auspices of the Jordan Department of Antiquities and under the authority of the Hamdi Mango Center for Scientific Research – University of Jordan. Continue reading


EVA Berlin conference 2014

The EVA Berlin conference is an annual discussion forum for electronic documentation and visualization technologies in the field of cultural heritage applications. Ambitious digitization projects with regard to cultural context, network-based research and new technical opportunities for museums, libraries and archives are presented with a strong reference to their usage. Continue reading


Scan it, print it, wear it: the future of fashion is 3D

Models can catwalk through holograms of themselves, T-shirts can hug you and couture is being designed virtually and then printed using a 3D printer – no needle and thread involved. These marvels are developing at full speed, changing the way we see, design, make and buy clothes. Continue reading


The Visionary Cross project innovates the study of Anglosaxon tradition

The Visionary Cross is an international project, aimed at drawing together a number of recent developments in the Digital Humanities and at creating a digital edition of a key group of Anglo-Saxons texts and monuments, related to the Cult of the Cross. As partner of the project, the Visual Computing Lab of ISTI-CNR has worked on the digitization of the Ruthwell Cross and on a web-based digital edition of “The Dream of the Rood” poem. Continue reading


Reshaping History – A Future for our Past

Some of the world’s most famous museums, housing our most precious cultural treasures, are at the cutting edge of 3D technology innovation. This exhibition travels the world to bring you the latest in scientific innovation in the heritage sector. Come and see how this is helping us re-discover the hidden secrets of our past. 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


“I Know Where I’m Going”

The potential for new technologies to create high-quality, remote-access visitor experiences for World Heritage Sites and other sites of cultural, historical and natural significance where remote access is either desirable or necessary. Continue reading