3d modelling - interactive

i.e. Virtual Reality. Refers to the design of interactive 3-dimensional graphical representations/reconstructions of objects.

event: Digital imaging of ancient textual heritage: technological challenges and solutions

28/10/2010 08:00
29/10/2010 17:00

The Academy of Finland research unit ‘Ancient Greek written sources’ (CoE) is organizing a symposium "Digital Imaging of Ancient Textual Heritage: Technological Challenges and Solutions".

The programme comprises of two plenary sessions that are open for public, two workshops that are intended for the speakers only, and one open session on end-user perspective.

Participation in the symposium is free of charge (however, registration is compulsory). For the accepted speakers the CoE will be covering the travel and accommodation costs. [read more...]


National Library of Finland
United Kingdom

Digital Design Studio wins AHRC research grant for enhancing engagement with virtual heritage

The 1938 British Empire Exhibition was a stunning display of architectural achievement and a reflection of the life and culture of Glasgow, the UK and the Commonwealth. It incorporated over 100 innovative buildings, including the world famous Tait’s Tower and attracted over 12.5million people to Bellahouston Park, Glasgow over its six month run. This last public showcase of the Empire was of huge international significance and continues to be relevant to the study of British social and industrial history and modernist architecture. [read more...]

tool: 3DVIA Virtools

A software tool for the creation of 3D interactive environments. It may be used to model and interact with physical objects that currently or have previously existed in the real world, or create virtual environments that have not previously encountered. VirTool player software is available for Microsoft Windows, Apple MacOS X, Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Xbox 360.
Methods relating to this toolCategory
3d modelling - interactiveData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorPractice-led research
Virtual world modellingData structuring and enhancement
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centre: Digital Design Studio (DDS)

About the centre:

The Digital Design Studio (DDS) is a postgraduate research and commercial centre of Glasgow School of Art. Its intense learning and research environment exploits the interface between science, technology and the arts to explore imaginative and novel uses of advanced 3D digital visualisation and interaction technologies. Research activity at the DDS is underpinned by one and two year masters degrees and a growing PhD community. The DDS is dedicated to developing ways in which people can engage and interact with data and emerging digital visualisation systems.

event: Cyberworlds 2009


Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society and organised in-cooperation with ACM [read more...]


United Kingdom

event: INTERACTIVOS?09: Garage Science workshop

28/01/2009 10:00

International Project Development Workshop

Deadline for collaborators: January 25
Workshop & Seminar dates: January 28 - February 14
Venue: Medialab-Prado (Madrid, Spain)

Interactivos?'09: Garage Science is an intensive project development workshop led by Critical Art Ensemble, Julian Bleecker, and Natalie Jeremijenko. Collaborators will participate in the development of selected prototypes, that combine open software, hardware and biology. [read more...]

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