(3 June 2015) The iGLAM Lab is a laboratory for innovation in Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums and is a part of the National Institute for Experimental Arts at UNSW Australia. iGLAM is a research group that works at the intersection of emerging technology and cultural heritage. They seek to use cutting edge technology to create extraordinary immersive experiences that add new ways to engage with cultural heritage, whilst creating opportunities for the preservation of the original cultural sites and objects. Their projects have included:
- mARChive (2014) Museum Victoria’s data browser for 100,000 objects in 360-degree 3D, Melbourne
- Look up Bombay (2014) as a gigapixel dome work for the Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai
- Pirates Scroll 360 (2013)&Pirates Scroll Navigator (2013), two treatments of a scroll painting, Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Hong KongPure
- Land: Inside the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang (2012) and Pure Land Augmented Reality Edition (2012) based on interactive facsimiles of the World Heritage Site, Dunhuang, China
- PLACE-Hampi (2006) and the new museum at Karnataka, India Kaladham (2012) based on the World Heritage Site, Hampi, India
- ECloud WW1 for Europeana (2012); a world touring exhibitionrepresenting 70,000 objects from the website in 3D.
The International Librarians Network has the story.