Issue 4

Welcome to the fourth issue of the 3D-Icons newsletter!

In this issue:

Work in progress: Skellig Michael . This summer, geo-surveyors from the Discovery Programme had the privilege of laser scanning the monastic enclosure on Skellig Michael (one of Ireland's three UNESCO World Heritage Sites). Read more...

Work in Progress: Press conference Jaen . A press conference  was held on July 11, 2013 by the University of Jaén to present their first results and their plans for digitising in 3D a series of sites and archaeological remains important to the Iberian culture as part of the 3D ICONS project.

Work in Progress: FBK . Fondazione Bruno Kessler a research institute from Trento Italy delivers a number of 3D models videos and other digital objects. FBK is also involved in the planning and execution of the digitisation activities in the project. The model presented here is an example of  Integration UAV and terrestrial photogrammetry of a temple in Paestum. More on FBK's work here .

UAV at Xanthi Workshop.  A UAV was demonstrated at the 3D ICONS workshop  in Xanthi, Greece.  The hexacopter, a lightweight model, built by Aeroview was used to capture an aerial view of the participants and later to capture the panorama of the square at the centre of Xanthi's old town.

Summer school . The Summer school on “3D Surveying and Modelling in Cultural Heritage ” took place on June 16-22, 2013 in Paestum (Italy).

MNIR Workshop.  The Romanian National History Museum  and F64, leader on the Romanian photo market, organized the first 3D photogrammetry workshop  on the 22nd August 2013.

Upcoming events

  • CHNT 2013  - Mon 11 Nov 10:00 - Wed 13 Nov 17:00. The 18th International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies will be held in from 11-13th November 2013 in Vienna, Austria.
  • http://www.3dstereomedia.eu/ . The international 3D Summit for Science, Technology, Art and Business. Liège, Belgium, 3-6 December 2013
  • SPIE . 3D Image Processing, Measurement (3DIPM), and Applications 2014. 2 - 6 February 2014, Hilton San Francisco, Union Square, San Francisco.

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