Posts Tagged:rti

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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RTI training at DH seminar in Tartu

I have been working with RTI since 2008 and I have been very lucky to be part of several RTI research projects at the ACRG, Univeristy of  Southampton. During one of those projects I presented our work at University of Tartu and have since given many talks about the technique in various places to various skill levels. The upcoming…

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EMYA and the Rode Imaging Event

During the past week, Archaeovision members James Miles and Hembo Pagi, gave a number of talks in Tallinn, Estonia on the research that Archaeovision is able to provide. On the first day, James presented a paper at the “Creating the Magic: Matching Culture and ICT” eCult Dialogue Day at the Art Museum of Estonia. The eCult…

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‘Graffiti’ in Mingary Castle

A recent news article published on the BBC’s new page entitled “‘Graffiti’ in Mingary Castle thought to be 700 years old” discusses newly found graffiti markings found by architectural consultant Tom Addyman and his team on plastered walls of the chapel. The archaeologists involved in the team date the markings to between 1265 and 1295 and more can be found on Jon…

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Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum

Having recently read an article on the BBC new’s page about the artefacts from the British Museum’s Life and Death: Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition it led to a belief of how integral RTI could be within the research of the scrolls of Herculaneum. The scrolls have been greatly damaged and are very delicate, reading the writing on these…

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RTI Viewer at UK National Archive’s blog

Some years ago we completed some work at the UK National Archives to test RTI technology on a wide range of different examples. Hemp Pagi completed the first test and James Miles completed the second. This work was based on a collaboration between the ACRG and the National Archives. Today they posted a blog post about exploring textures and…

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Infrared RTI

Last night it took the artwork from my wall and did my first infrared RTI. I would say it is even more exiting than normal RTI as you will see things you are not able to see with naked eye. Artwork I was taking photos of was not maybe the best to show the potential of IR…

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Dreamtime stories

If you ever feel stressed, bored or have lack of ideas get out of the office and do some fieldworks. When you come back you are filled with energy and full of motivation. That’s at least how it has been for me. I had a great opportunity to attend to rock art documentation project in Western Australia, Kimberley…

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RTI viewer for WordPress

Recently I developed a plugin for WordPress that embeds RTI data, currently using Polynomial Texture Maps (PTM). Plugin uses PTM Java viewer available from materialobjects.com It uses WP shortcodes, so to embed you file just call: So the workflow probably is that you first upload your *.ptm file using WP media uploader or FTP. src-attribute needs to…

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