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Smithsonian X 3D Provides Great Resources for Teaching Using 3D Models and Artifacts ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Smithsonian X 3D Provides Great Resources for Teaching Using 3D Models and Artifacts ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Virtual Archaeology | Scoop.it

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Danielle M. Villegas's curator insight, March 28, 2014 8:03 PM

Yay for the Smithsonian! They are making available files to reproduce historical items on 3D printers for teaching purposes. Excellent use of 3D printing! 

--techcommgeekmom

Alex Colina's curator insight, March 30, 2014 8:49 PM

Simply amazing. the ability to inspect close up an artifact can bring so much understanding.

sobrie01's curator insight, April 10, 2014 8:37 AM

This is just very cool. I love the fact that they will now be able to display the other 97% of the artifacts they have access to in their warehouses.

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Mobile in museums: tips and advice from the experts

Mobile in museums: tips and advice from the experts | Virtual Archaeology | Scoop.it
A panel of mobile and museum pros give their insights – keep it simple, budget for press and start with the story, not the tech
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digital heritage international congress 2013

digital heritage international congress 2013 | Virtual Archaeology | Scoop.it
Fall 2013 will witness the largest international scientific event on digital heritage in history, bringing together hundreds of researchers, educators, scientists, industry professionals and policy makers to debate, discuss and present digital...
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Cathedral of Santiago | videaLAB

Cathedral of Santiago | videaLAB | Virtual Archaeology | Scoop.it
Interactive 3D visualization | Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Customer: Conselleria de Cultura e Turismo | Xunta de Galicia.
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kerma2meroe

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Nubian Archaeology: a virtual tour from Kerma to Meroe. Many Nubian archaeological sites are visible in satellite images. A selection can be explored on googleearth or viewed in googlemaps here.


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VAMCT 2013 - Virtual Archaeology: Museums and Cultural Tourism 2013 Conference, Delphi (Gr) 25-28 Sept.

The international workshop entitled VIRTUAL ARCHAEOLOGY: Museums & Cultural Tourism aims at investigating all new trends in the field of digital (e.g., online, virtual) museums, virtual communities, archaeometric studies, digital cultural tourism and related topics.

 

The workshop is open to students, museum and cultural heritage professionals, scholars, archaeologists, historians, ethnologists, IT specialists and engineers and others working on digital applications in cultural heritage, public and private museums, etc. The workshop is intended to enable collaborations and projects on Greek and international archaeological case studies.

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Open Virtual Worlds

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This new paper in the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research provides a nice overview of “Virtual Archaeology in Second Life and OpenSimulator” and they are kind enough to feature lots of the stuff we have been doing too :).

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Here's How People Will Actually Use 'The Internet Of Things'

Here's How People Will Actually Use 'The Internet Of Things' | Virtual Archaeology | Scoop.it

Marta The Internet of Things will transform objects in the home and in the enterprise sector.


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Danielle M. Villegas's curator insight, April 4, 2014 10:41 PM

Marta Rauch brought this to my attention on LinkedIn. I've been hearing more and more of this term,  "the Internet of Things" (IoT) more and more at conferences lately, and it does seem to be a growing terms to talk about how more and more devices from our daily lives are being connected to the Internet.  This is a good article to give you an idea of what it entails at a broad level. 

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sobrie01's curator insight, April 5, 2014 8:04 AM

interesting thought around how what choice people are making with the products and service that use the internet .

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Mobile Digital Museum – the frontier for cultural heritage exhibitions

Mobile Digital Museum – the frontier for cultural heritage exhibitions | Virtual Archaeology | Scoop.it
The Mobile Digital Museum was opened to the public on 18 May 2013 to commemorate World Museum Day.
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Harvard's 3D-Printing Archaeologists Fix Ancient Artifacts | Wired Design | Wired.com

Harvard's 3D-Printing Archaeologists Fix Ancient Artifacts | Wired Design | Wired.com | Virtual Archaeology | Scoop.it
Indiana Jones practiced archaeology with a bull whip and fedora. Joseph Greene and Adam Aja are using another unlikely tool — a 3-D printer.
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Computers Applications & Quantitative Methods in Archaeology - Sciencesconf.org

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Museum visitors can 'unwrap' a mummy

Museum visitors can 'unwrap' a mummy | Virtual Archaeology | Scoop.it
A museum in Sweden will digitise its mummy collection using photos and X-ray scans, allowing visitors to unwrap a real mummy in digital form.
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Seminar on Virtual Archaeology: Communication in a digital view | TheArchaeologicalBox.com - Archaeology Central

RT @ArchaeoBox: COMMUNITY| Seminar on Virtual Archaeology: Communication in a digital view: The third ed. of "Semin...

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X-ray vision. The virtual world of archaeology :: University of Southampton

X-ray vision. The virtual world of archaeology :: University of Southampton | Virtual Archaeology | Scoop.it
X–ray vision. The virtual world of archaeology

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Scottish archaeology - New virtual tour of Maeshowe chambered tomb at Orkney | Celebrate Scotland

Scottish archaeology - New virtual tour of Maeshowe chambered tomb at Orkney | Celebrate Scotland | Virtual Archaeology | Scoop.it
Historic Scotland has released a new virtual tour of Maeshowe chambered tomb at Orkney.
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