2017 Year of History Heritage and Archaeology Digital Heritage Workshops

 

Overview Video:


To mark 2017 as the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, #hellodigital from HIE delivered a series of 5 workshops on Digital Heritage in Orkney, the Western Isles, Dunoon, Moray and Inverness. With support from Interface the series brought together leading academics working in the field of digital heritage and demonstrated a range of areas where digital technology has been used in the heritage sector. A number of subjects were covered ranging from laser scanning, emerging virtual reality and augmented technologies, to virtual recreations of the museum experience and artefact preservation. The workshop sessions are now available to watch online. Find out more information about our academic speakers here.


HIE Digital Heritage Stornoway:
Laser-scanning, visualisations and reconstructions

Eddie Horn from Glasgow Caledonian University provides an overview of a digital project to laser scan the Calanais stone circles to create a 3D virtual model.

 

HIE Digital Heritage Elgin:
Digital way finding and markers – using tech to lead the Heritage explorer

Eddie Horn from Glasgow Caledonian University discusses mobile technologies for heritage and culture.

 

HIE Digital Heritage Dunoon:
Digital exhibits within Museums and Galleries – best practice example and memorable experiences.

Eddie Horn from Glasgow Caledonian University provides a photogrammetry case study of the Budhist Lohan Statue exhibited in the Burrell Collection, Glasgow. 

 

HIE Digital Heritage Inverness :
Digital capture of heritage and archives – improving accessibility and preservation

Eddie Horn from Glasgow Caledonian University presents different methods of laser scanning for manufacturing, archaeological archiving and 3D visualisation. 

 

HIE Digital Heritage Stornoway:
Laser-scanning, visualisations and reconstructions

Dr Richard Bates from St Andrews University discusses use of technologies to digitally reconstruct past historical environments.

 

HIE Digital Heritage Elgin:
Digital way finding and markers – using tech to lead the heritage explorer

Dr Bess Rhodes and Dr Iain Oliver both from the University of St Andrews, and Anna Vermehren from Timespan Museum discuss virtual recreations of historical sites.

 

HIE Digital Heritage Inverness:
Digital capture of heritage and archives – improving accessibility and preservation

Dr Bess Rhodes and Dr Iain Oliver from University of St Andrews explore a range of digital technologies to organise and curate digital heritage.

 

HIE Digital Kirkwall:
Bringing the Archaeological sites to life – how is digital technology being used to enhance the experience and convey more information to the visitor

University of St Andrews Team - Dr Richard Bates, Catherine Cassidy and Dr Allan Miller – deliver their presentation Bringing the Hidden Into the Light…. covering a range of different subjects relevant to the preservation of archaeological sites.

 

HIE Digital Heritage Kirkwall:
Bringing the Archaeological sites to life – how is digital technology being used to enhance the experience and convey more information to the visitor

Eddie Horn, Glasgow Caledonian University presents case studies on laser scanning and photogrammetry of Gorbals Cross Clock Tower and Paisley Abbey.

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