Archaeovision Blog

Exciting times ahead!

At Archaeovision we aim to offer the best and most complete service possible within the digital capture of culture heritage, working with our clients to understand their needs and offer a multitude of solutions. We can only do this by working with leading experts and as such it is our proud privilege that Tom Goskar and Paul…

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Upgrade of Agisoft Photoscan

Here at Archaeovision we utilise photogrammetry in a lot of the work that we do. It is a cheaper method in many ways to traditional 3D recording techniques but it is often associated with slow processing times and at times the overall model can be poor. Agisoft have recently released an upgrade to their photoscan…

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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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Introducing Archaeovision

Archaeovision is a archaeological consultancy specialising in computer vision and web technologies across the heritage sector. What does that mean in plain English? It means that we can provide a complete service for those requiring any help with projects that require 3D capture, analysis, reconstruction or output of information onto the web. Based in the…

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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 I 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. The artwork that I was taking photos of was not maybe the best to show the potential…

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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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