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2 months ago

4D Research Lab
We are very happy that we can share the release of the 1st 4DRL Report Series paper with you! An open access series that will increase transparency and availability of information on 4DRL virtual visualisation projects, workflow and pipeline development and technical experiments.uvaauas.figshare.com/collections/4DRL_Report_Series/5503110The first paper is an explanation of our take on modeling concepts like level of detail and uncertainty, but reports on specific modeling projects (Rietveld Pressroom is in the waiting room) and technical backgrounds (Augmented Reality experiments in Blended Learning projects) will follow soon.(image is a visualisation of certainty in the reconstruction of 18th century houses of the Bloemstraat in Amsterdam, modelled for the Freedom of the Streets project www.freedomofthestreets.org/blog/3d-street-life) ... See MoreSee Less
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6 months ago

4D Research Lab
English text belowHet 4D Research Lab werkt in 2021 aan verschillende projecten op het terrein van 3D modelleren, drone remote sensing, spectral analysis, AR en VR op het gebied van archeologie en erfgoed. Zin om mee te helpen en aldoende kennis en ervaring op te doen in deze technieken? Contact: j.waagen@uva.nl / 4dresearchlab.nl/ In 2021, the 4D Research Lab is working on various projects in the field of 3D modelling, drone remote sensing, spectral analysis, AR and VR for archaeology and heritage. Would you like to help and gain knowledge and experience in these techniques? Contact: j.waagen@uva.nl / 4dresearchlab.nl/ ... See MoreSee Less
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7 months ago

4D Research Lab
Two weeks ago we collaborated in an experiment in which we presented our 3D reconstruction of Vlooienburg in #VR using hubs, mozilla's VR presentation platform. Together with people from the Centre for Innovation, TU Delft and SURF we created two 3D worlds: one museum setting in which we discussed the process of research and modelling, and another in which we did a VR city tour. An excerpt from the blog post by the organising body XR ERA:"“Interesting“, “cool“, “it was really fun“, “great experience” and “I’d never been in Amsterdam before” were some of the spontaneous comments from the attendants. It was clear from people’s reactions that the overall impression of the session was positive. A commentator mentioned that experiences like this could represent an excellent means for teaching and creating new job possibilities, such as virtual tour guides. Others further noted that immersive technologies add elements of humanness to a learning experience. Nonetheless, the session was not free from problems. Difficulty to identify which person was speaking and audio issues were experienced by some participants. "Check out a summary of this meeting here: xrera.eu/a-3d-exploration-of-the-material-past-recap-of-meetup-4/And read this interview with us and the other creators here: xrera.eu/an-interview-with-the-creators-of-the-virtual-environment-to-visit-the-life-size-digital...Of course, this isnt the first experiment with teaching archaeology/history in a VR setting, but for us it was. And personally I found it quite exciting, and others seemed to agree. What do you think? Is this the future? Or does it remain, where it has been for over two decades: a nice gimmick that does have some advantages, but ultimately perceived as something that isnt worth the effort? Does anyone have experience using VR as a presentation/teaching tool as well? ... See MoreSee Less
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