Author: Michael Klein

Arch of Titus Spoils Panel Project

An extraordinary example of a mixed reality museum installation. Donald H. Sanders, PhD, President, Learning Sites, Inc. In 2012, a team of historians, scientists, and archaeologists began to study the Spoils Panel of the Arch of Titus, Rome using ultraviolet visual absorption spectrometry (a technique that uses white light and a spectrometer to measure the wavelengths of the reflected light from a surface) to investigate crevices in the relief. The measurements taken from the menorah corresponded to yellow ochre, confirming for the first time that the color of the menorah on the relief was meant to evoke the gold...

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PREFORMA International Conference

Are your digital files ready for long-term preservation? Following the successful workshops organised in Stockholm, Berlin and Padua, the PREFORMA project invites all the members of the digital preservation community to attend the PREFORMA International Conference – Shaping our future memory standards, which will be held in Tallinn on 11-12 October 2017 The event is intended for anyone dealing with digital preservation of images, documents and audiovisual files. This conference is a great opportunity to ask questions of, and exchange ideas with, international experts, fellow archivists and Open Source developers about file format issues and challenges we are facing today. Read...

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Smart City Vienna, Interactive Scale Model of Viennas 2nd and 20th district

The city of vienna has launched a exhibition about the past and the future of two large districts. A 3 x 3meter scale model of this part of vienna was printed and set up for a large scale projection. The projections content can be navigated using 2 touchtables or a mobile device and shows the morphology of the districs from the 19th century to the present day. Upcoming construction areas are highlighted and explained as well as the complete infrastructure, demographic data and mobility plans for the near future. The exhibition was opened in june 2017 by the vice...

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Virtual Power Plant Experience

FIRST POWER PLANT IN EUROPE TO USE VIRTUAL REALITY Immerse yourself in the virtual world of the power plant! Early 2017 one of the oldest water driven power plant in austria updated their visitors tours with an augmented reality application which lets you see behind the walls and explains the technics of the electrical power production. Starting with an overview from an outdoor location you can get an overview  of the powerplants main buildings and functions, while going inside you can experience the mighty kaplan -turbines in action and in addition inform yourself about the history of the region...

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2017-3 CEF Call for Europeana and virtual Info Day on 12 September

The Commission has launched a call to support user-oriented projects for Europeana with one or both of the following objectives: to provide tools for end users to highlight, share or enrich material accessible through Europeana, such as tools to list personal favourites, share discoveries on social media, upload personal memorabilia or enrich descriptions; to produce concrete examples of re-use of the material accessible through Europeana in other sectors, such as in research, education, creative industries or tourism. The tools, products or services funded under this call may be external (e.g. stand-alone applications or integrated in national infrastructures or thematic...

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