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Traceable storage and transmission of 3D colour scan data sets

Robson, S; Hess, M; Millar, F; Were, G; Brown, I; MacDonald, S; Ong, Y-H; (2008) Traceable storage and transmission of 3D colour scan data sets. In: Ioannides, M and Addison, A and Georgopoulos, A and Kalisperis, L, (eds.) VSMM 2008: Digital heritage: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia: Full papers, 20-25 October 2008, Limassol, Cyprus. (pp. 93 - 99). Archaeolingua: Budapest, Hungary. Green open access

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Abstract

This paper describes a practical multidisciplinary approach to the traceable storage and transmission of 3D colour scan datasets using a combination of state of the art colour laser scanning technology, an e-Science developed data storage and retrieval solution (SRB) and an internet capable 3D visualisation tool which is being iteratively designed in association with a team of museum curators and conservators who are able to directly compare the handling of a range of original objects with their virtual copies. Examples taken from a core object group from the world-class UCL Museums and Collections that have been recorded with a state of the art Arius3D colour laser scanner provide a demonstration of the developed 3D recording methodology and highlight how the developed system is capable of complementing traditional cataloguing methods for museum artefacts.

Type:Proceedings paper
Title:Traceable storage and transmission of 3D colour scan data sets
ISBN-13:9789638046994
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version:http://vsmm2008.euromed2010.eu/vsmm2008/e_Proceedings/
Language:English
Additional information:Full text made available with kind permission of Editor
Keywords:3D colour laser scanning, traceability of data collection, digital documentation, metadata, e-Science, secure data transmission
UCL classification:UCL > Professional Services > UCL Public and Cultural Engagement
UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Arts Faculty Office
UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Information Studies
UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences > Anthropology
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

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