Marie-Antoinette’s hamlet in VR

Let yourself be dragged into the world of Louis XIV and visit the beauty of the Versailles palace, where you can discover freshly-renewed Marie-Antoinette’s Hamlet, now also available as virtual reality created by Stéphane Agullo and his team with the use of photogrammetry.

Exploring New Horizons – Call open for iPRES 2019

iPRES is the premier international conference on the preservation and long term management of digital materials. The 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation will be held on September 16-20, 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The conference will bring...

Where next for virtual reality art?

The first consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset – a display device for viewing and navigating computer-generated, or ‘virtual’, environments – was released in the spring of 2016. That summer, I had my first virtual reality (VR) experience. I knew...

Vermeer Goes VR

Recently, I saw one of the greatest exhibitions of all time: all 36 of the extant paintings by Johannes Vermeers all gathered in one place -- including the celebrated Girl with a Pearl Earring  -- in one exhibition.  And all I had to do was download the Google Arts...

Trickeye 3D Museum in Seoul

Forget about ordinary 3D exhibits in the museum! With Trick Eye Museum’s very own Augmented Reality Technology (AR:T) implemented onto the installations, you can be immersed with the thrilling sound, lights and other effects that create realistic illusions.

VR at Beijing’s Palace Museum

The imperial palace in Beijing, also known as the Palace Museum, is expanding its appeal to the smartphone generation. Their new VR experience is not only delivering a unique viewing experience but also allows people actually to traverse royal gardens, offering...

University Of Warwick Study Finds VR Is More Engaging Than Traditional Learning Methods

Recent advances in virtual reality (VR) technology allow for potential learning and education applications. For this study, 99 participants were assigned to one of three learning conditions: traditional (textbook style), VR and video (a passive control). The learning...

Jatayu sculpture: A myth comes alive

There is a story that is familiar to almost every resident in Chadayamangalam village in Kollam district, Kerala. Legend has it that it was on a rocky peak near the village that the mythological giant eagle of the Ramayana fell while fighting Ravana. Thereafter, the...

Europe for Culture Conference in Brussels

A special day with a room fully packed of Experts on #DigitalHeritage coming from all over #Europe in the spirit of #EuropeForCulture to brainstorm about the lessons learned from their #EU #H2020 projects. #ViMMuseum , #InceptionEU projects together with #unesco_dch...

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