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Myanmar (Burma) imaging

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Over the next few weeks, in collaboration with SOAS University of London, the École française d’Extrême-Orient and The University of Sydney, Archaeovision will be conducting a number of different recording processes in Myanmar (Burma), including RTI, photogrammetry, high-resolution photography and multi-spectral imaging. The aim of this visit is to improve and increase the number of detailed…

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Maarjamäe pannoo, E. Okas

Multispectral imaging at the Estonian History Museum

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Today I visited the Estonian History Museum with Dr. H. Hiiop to examine a wall painting (painter: E. Okas, 1987) to discover if any additional information could be extracted. To research any compositional changes (pentimenti’s), I used a multispectral camera (infrared wavelengths). Although we discovered some under drawings, we were unable to identify any important changes. Our visit…

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RTI Capture of a 12th century Cambodian Stela

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As part of our ongoing collaboration with the École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO), which is a French institute dedicated to the study of Asian societies, Archaeovision were employed to capture an important 12th century Cambodian stela through RTI. The stela is an important piece of Cambodian history as it shows the only known example of the inscription work completed…

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Presentation in seminar

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20th November 2015. the Society of Estonian Conservators organised seminar about the preservation and conservation issues of the different materials and about documentation (“Esemete erinevate materjalide vastastikune kahjustav mõju – säilitamise ja konserveerimise problemaatika.”) in Olustvere. Andres spoke about accuracy, quality, uncertainty and error during the artefact/monument/building documentation (“Täpsus, kvaliteet ja viga. Küsimused dokumenteerimisel”).

2nd prize to “Rode Altarpiece in Closeup” project

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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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Lubeck 1500th Anniversary

Lübeck 1500th Anniversary

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For the last couple of year we have been working in Tallinn, Estonia at St Nicholas church. The work consisted of taking photos and documenting the altarpiece by the German painter Hermen Rode. As well as working in Tallinn, we visited Rode’s home town of Lubeck where we recorded the altarpiece there. In few days…

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Daguerrotypes documentation project

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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.

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Re-use of digital cultural content

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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

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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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Photogrammetry for museum display

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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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