Tag: augmented reality

Konferenz Kultur und Informatik, 12th edition

The 12th edition of the conference series brings into focus best practice examples, challenges, and future trends in the fields of modeling, visualisation and interaction. Continue reading


TAGCLOUD project

TAG CLOUD (Technologies lead to Adaptability & lifelong enGagement with culture throughout the CLOUD) is a European project co-funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission that will generate lifelong engagement with cultural heritage through social media, augmented… Continue reading


TAGCLOUD project

The TAG CLOUD project will redefine cultural heritage experiences through the development of an innovative adaptive engagement system based on cloud technologies. TAG CLOUD not only addresses the needs of the cultural heritage sector to engage users but is well aligned with European policies since culture promotion is at its hearts. Continue reading


Virtual Archaeology, Museums and Cultural Tourism

This international workshop was aimed at investigating all new trends in the field of digital (e.g., online, virtual) museums, virtual communities, archaeometric studies, digital cultural tourism and related topics. The workshop was attended by students, museum and cultural heritage professionals, scholars, archaeologists, historians, ethnologists, IT specialists and engineers and others working on digital applications in cultural heritage, public and private museums, etc. Continue reading


Ikea launches augmented reality app lets you preview digital furniture in your physical house

Augmented reality may be the most interesting thing ever to happen to the Ikea catalog. With the 2014 Ikea catalog app, not only can you preview Ikea’s furniture in 3D, but for the first time you’ll be able to use your smartphones to see exactly how the digital items will look in your home. Continue reading


Augmented reality: enriching culture

Augmented Reality was initially used for military, industrial, and medical applications, but was soon applied to commercial and entertainment areas as well. In the cultural sector, it can be of particular relevance in the fields of archaeology, architecture, art, city planning, for applications in tourism, education, social innovation Continue reading


Meet the Media Guru in Pisa: Beth Coleman

Internet Festival hosts a special event by Meet the Media Guru. It is an initiative born in 2005: a programme of meetings with international leaders in digital culture and innovation, aimed at both the professionals and the generale public. Special guest of the Pisa event is Beth Coleman, one of the most prominent voices in new media culture. Continue reading


Of Sketchbooks and Virtual Reality

“Building virtual environments as an art activity promotes a complex opportunity to investigate the dynamics of perception and communication.” Margaret Dolinsky has been working with virtual environments since 1995, creating interactive art experiences that have been exhibited internationally including China, Japan and Austria. Interview by US correspondents James and Maria Huntley. Continue reading


ECLAP: 2012 International Conference

The ECLAP conference was the place where institutions, industries and European Commission and Europeana projects in the areas of cultural heritage met to collaborate and present their results. Continue reading


ENEA: advanced technology for Cultural Heritage

Since over twenty years ENEA is committed to knowledge development, conservation, use and enhancement of Italian cultural and artistic heritage. ENEA is based on a valuable background that comes from scientific research and development in the areas of new technologies, energy and environment. Continue reading