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Daguerrotypes documentation project

Recently we received funding to start RTI documentation project of Estonian daguerrotypes with Estonian Photographic Heritage Society. During the project we help to document 23 known daguerrotypes which will be then available via Daguerrobase.

Loengut peab Andres Uueni. Foto Th. Kormpaki

Lecture about imaging technologies

On Thursday the 19th March myself and Hembo gave a presentation in St. Nicholas’ Church, Tallinn about imaging technologies and heritage documentation solutions. The lecture was organised by the St. Nicholas’ Church museum together with the Rode Altarpiece in Close-up project. We were presenting the different non-destructive imaging technologies (IRR, NIR, UV, Photogrammetry, RTI and High-resolution imaging) that we…

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Update on the Insula Dell’ara Coeli

In August of last year we published a post on the laser scanning work that we completed in June of 2014 of the Insula Dell’ara Coeli based at the foot of the Capitoline Hill in Rome. Work has been ongoing since then and we are now in a position to release an animation of the laser scan model…

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Sky-Watcher at Kaasan church

Yesterday we went back to the Kaasan Church to complete a photogrammetric survey that will be used alongside the laser scan model already captured on site. Recently we bought a Sky-Watcher All View multi-purpose computerised mount and this was used on site as a test. In comparison to the Gigapan setup that we have used previously, it has…

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The Ice House at Beaulieu

As a Grade ll listed structure, the Ice House at the Beaulieu estate in the New forest, Hampshire is thought to date back to the early to mid part of the 19th century. It is of a brick construction that comprises a two meter long and two meter high vaulted passage that has the remains of an…

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Kaasan Church documentation project

This week we spent two days surveying the Kaasan Church, in Tallinn, Estonia. This is the first stage of a larger documentation project where laser scanning and photogrammetric surveying will be completed, with the laser scanning being a collaborative project with one of our partner companies, Reaalproject LLC. The end product of the work will be a…

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Agisoft PhotoScan Reseller

Archaeovision is a technology and software driven company. In order to succeed as a business we have spent many hours learning and testing a number of different software packages to provide the best service possible to our clients. Our extensive knowledge of how individual software packages work sets us apart from the rest as it allows…

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Rode project visits Rode’s home town

Archaeovision R&D has been involved in the Rode conservation and research project (see previous posts) for over a year now. Our main tasks have been related to imaging. Last week we were invited to Lübeck,  the hometown of Herman Rode, to document the altar piece and a small painting at  St. Anne‘s Museum Quarter.  Whilst…

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E-Space

Re-use of digital cultural content

Archaeovision R&D is cooperating with Estonian Ministry of Culture in Pan-European project Europeana Space. We visited two-day conference “Digital Cultural Content Re-imagined: New Avenues for the Economy and Society” in Venice, 16-17 October 2014. The key topics related to re-use of cultural contents in creative industries, presenting the 6 thematic pilots (interactive TV, photography, dance, games, publishing and cultural…

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Imaging session at CAA

The CAA conference is the largest international archaeological computing conference and is regularly attending by the leading experts in our chosen fields of study. Every year the location changes with recent conferences being in Southampton, Perth, Australia and Paris. In the past Archaeovision members James, Hembo, Paul, Tom and Kaarel have all given papers and some…

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