Category Archive for: R&D

Documentation of wooden figures in St Mary’s Cathedral, Tallinn

Since mid-November is Andres Uueni involved with a new project: Christian Ackermann – Tallinn’s Pheidias, Arrogant and Talented in St Mary’s Cathedral, Tallinn. Project leaders: Estonian Academy of Arts and Estonian Art Museum The objective of the project is to rescue Christian Ackermann – the most scandalous and talented carver of Estonia’s Baroque era – from oblivion. Ackermann, who…

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Web page of LIFEME project is public

Our web page for the project of Conservation and Restoration of Mire Habitats (LIFEME) is now public. Please visit https://soo.elfond.ee/en/ to get an overview of the project and to read the project related news.

2nd prize to “Rode Altarpiece in Closeup” project

On the 19th November the Estonian Research Council announced their Science Popularisation prizes. This award is granted by way of competition jointly by the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Archimedes Foundation and the Ministry of Education and Research. Its purpose is to acknowledge the merits of science popularisation and to recognize for their outstanding effort individual as…

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Mire preservation and restoration project started in Estonia

Archaeovision R&D, together with the Estonian Fund of Nature (ELF) and the University of Tartu will be participating in the project “Conservation and Restoration of Mire habitats”.  The project will run for five years, during which about 5800 ha of mires damaged by drainage will be restored. During the field inventory that was carried out by ELF between 2009 and 2012,…

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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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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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Photogrammetry for museum display

Estonian National Museum is working hard on developing new display units and setups for their new new museum which opens in 2016. Archaeovision has been part of this recent development through the capture and processing of a number of photogrammetric models of reconstructed clothes, found some years ago while excavating a burial. We spent a…

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Imaging hackathon

Two weeks to go until our imaging event in Tallinn St Nicholas’ (Niguliste) church. We have some great presenters and superb venue in a medieval church. Also, we are very excited about the hackathon which will be the culmination of our event. Hereby I am trying to open more about the plans and preliminary ideas.…

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CAA 2014

Archaeovision R&D will present the ArchaeoLog.IO data management system for the first time in Paris at CAA 2014. It is the 42nd year for CAA conference which gathers people working with computing and technologies in cultural heritage. It is a perfect place to introduce the research and data management tool ArchaeoLog.IO. The paper abstract is available…

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