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Preserving cultural heritage using AI

Organizations like Microsoft use AI to protect cultural heritage. In early March 2019, Microsoft announced an artwork-based image generation project. Developers used a deep neural network microservice architecture, Azure services, and BLOB object storage to create the service. According to Rohini Srivastava, National Technology Officer at Microsoft India, "We don't realize that many pictures, artefacts,

2022-12-05T12:29:37+00:00Latest News|

Augmented reality offers museums the opportunity to bring history to life

AR, or augmented reality, has rapidly been inserting itself into our daily lives over the past few years. Once thought of as a nothing more than a figment of science fiction, AR is now accessible to us at the click of a button. Or, more commonly, the tap of a smartphone screen. When used well,

2022-12-05T12:22:41+00:00Latest News|

TikTok holds incredible marketing potential for Museums

For museums, TikTok holds incredible marketing potential. TikTok is still something (relatively) new, which means it’s easier to gain traction and build up reputation than it is on other social channels. The people TikTok reaches tend to be younger, and that’s key, because the Gen Z demographic is a coveted one for most museums. And

2022-12-05T12:18:43+00:00Latest News|

A Korea gallery utilizing immersive video content has opened at the National Museum Bangkok.

The exhibition, titled "A New Encounter: Immersive Gallery of Korean Art," presents Korean cultural heritage reinterpreted by the latest digital media technology. The exhibition is organized jointly by the National Museum of Korea and the National Museum Bangkok. Also on display are two sculptures of Buddha from the two countries that, while hailing from different

2022-12-05T12:13:26+00:00Latest News|

UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development (Mondiacult 2022)

A side event at this year’s UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development (Mondiacult 2022) looked at how cooperatives advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through culture and the creative sector. The session, led by the International Cooperative Alliance, (ICA) was supported by the International Organisation of Industrial and Service Cooperatives (CICOPA) and

2022-12-05T12:06:39+00:00Latest News|

Discover the highlights of GIF IT UP 2022

GIF IT UP is Europeana’s annual creative contest celebrating remixing of cultural heritage. Every October, GIF-makers and cultural heritage fans are invited to create new GIFs from open-access digital collections. With the winners recently announced, discover how this year’s competition encouraged participants to reuse and remix cultural heritage. In this year’s edition of GIF IT

2022-12-05T12:01:38+00:00Latest News|


CULTURAL TOURISM & COVID19 With COVID-19 bringing global tourism to a standstill, millions of people in quarantine have been seeking out cultural and travel experiences from their homes. Culture has proven indispensable during this period, and the demand for virtual access to museums, heritage sites, theatres and performances has reached unprecedented levels. With more than

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3 Hot Digital Trends for the Tourism Industry

3 Hot Digital Trends for the Tourism Industry Every year, certain key trends emerge within the tourism industry, helping to improve the customer experience, change the way people book their travel, or make internal processes quicker, more simple, or more accurate. The prediction is that the following three trends will come to define the year,

2021-05-16T12:45:33+00:00Latest News|

Meet the Team

Meet the Team Want to find out a little more about the INSITES Erasmus+ project, meet the partners who are making all of this possible then just keep reading… Cultural heritage tourism is a vital part of Europe’s economy with 8.4 million people employed in this sector and 4 out of 10 tourists choosing their

2021-05-16T12:41:54+00:00Latest News|
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