Did you enjoy EuropeanaTech 2023? Would you like to learn more about audiovisual innovation, acoustics heritage and open knowledge maps? Then look no further than the EuropeanaTech community’s new webinar series!
EuropeanaTech 2023 is taking place next week, and the excitement is growing! In the run-up to the conference, the EuropeanaTech Community Steering Group tells us which sessions they are most excited to attend - in person and online.
3D technologies offer opportunities to broaden access to culture, preserve Europe’s shared cultural heritage and spur creativity and innovation. As part of the EuropeanaTech community’s new Pro series, and in support of the ‘Twin It! 3D for Europe’s culture’ campaign, Greg Markus tells us about the developments taking place in the field of 3D and heritage acoustics.
The fourth EuropeanaTech Conference will be held in The Hague, The Netherlands, 10-12 October 2023. We are delighted to launch the call for proposals for the conference - read on to discover the themes for this year and how to apply.
‘Heritage acoustics’ and the preservation and presentation of historic acoustic spaces is a growing field of research within cultural heritage. EuropeanaTech Community Manager Greg Markus introduces us to the topic.
With lowered barriers to access and the development of new practices for Artificial Intelligence (AI), it’s no surprise that AI-related activities in the cultural heritage sector are increasing. EuropeanaTech Community Manager Gregory Markus introduces a Europeana Pro news theme on the topic!
EuropeanaTech is excited to invite proposals for the assembly of Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning (AI/ML) datasets drawn from the extensive collections on the Europeana website. Two proposals will be selected to receive a financial stipend of €2,500 each, to support the production, documentation and publication of the datasets.
As part of our ‘Strategy in motion’ series, Gregory Markus updates us on the EuropeanaTech AI in relation to GLAMs Task Force, which has just published the results of a survey of artificial intelligence (AI) in the digital cultural heritage domain.
This February, the Access to Biological Collections Data (ABCD) Schema released ABCD 3.0. Mareike Petersen from the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin explains more about the motivations for the expansion, what’s changed, how it’s been received by the community and what’s next for this two-decade old Schema describing our natural heritage.
At Rewire Festival in The Hague on March 29th, the Instrumental Shifts Symposium, organised by The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision’s RE:VIVE initiative explored the intersections of AI R&D related to music and its impact on the creative sector. EuropeanaTech community manager and RE:VIVE founder, Gregory Markus, wears both of his hats and explains why these meetings are so valuable for both ends of the spectrum.
The EuropeanaTech community has been growing over the last nine years. With Europeana Network Communities in focus this month, we get insights from one of the more established communities, learn how they continue to gain momentum and find out what's coming up next.
Sharing of high quality images on the Web, something many take for granted, has in recent years become a focal point for cultural heritage institutions across the globe. The Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) is at the core of this collaborative effort.
For this edition of Who's Using What we reached out to Rashmi Singhal of Harvard University. Rashmi, along with being a developer at Harvard also serves as technical lead for the IIIF platform, Mirador.