Archive for March, 2010

Interesting links

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Below you’ll see some interesting reading material which could be useful one way or the other for our project Images for the Future (and of course other digitization projects). Click here for previous links. Some of the entries are in Dutch.

1. Exporting metadata to portals
2. Society doesn’t know how to deal with abundance
3. Viral video producers want to charge you to embed their videos
4. Wikimedia Nederland en bibliotheken gaan samenwerken
5. Amsterdams Historisch Museum zet collectie online met CC-licentie
6. Prioritizing Digitization – Presentation Transcript
7. Downloadverbod vertraagd door val kabinet
8. Exclusive: How Google’s Algorithm Rules the Web

 

Mapping the field: location-based and mobile heritage in the Netherlands and beyond

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Maarten Brinkerink, Wietske van den Heuvel & David van Toor – Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

Introduction

Within the context of the Images for the Future project the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision is exploring potential of mobile and location-based access to digital heritage. The goal is to explore how digital heritage can be combined with mobile technology and location awareness to offer an augmented reality (AR) to different types of end users. In this context AR functions by augmenting the physical reality of end users with contextual information using digital means.

At the moment, Sound and Vision is developing an iPhone application, in close collaboration with the Dutch National Memorial and Liberation Committee. This application will augment a selection of 200 war monuments in the Netherlands with relevant audiovisual information, with the use of location aware mobile technology.

Below you will find the current state of a desk research mapping the current state of local and mobile heritage in the Netherlands (and beyond): (more…)

 

Interesting links

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Below you’ll see some interesting reading material which could be useful one way or the other for our project Images for the Future (and of course other digitization projects). Click here for previous links. Some of the entries are in Dutch.

1. EU online library needs ‘more and better’ content

2. iTunes verkoopt tienmiljardste nummer
3. Audio-visual heritage of Canada at risk
4. Crowd-Sourced Digitization Kicks Off
5. Rapport Nederlandse erfgoedinstellingen en born-digital erfgoed
6. Politiek Archief online
7. Teaching computers how to forget
8. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen krijgt vier ton van BankGiro Loterij voor Art Rocks