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Back to the Future: Following the Trail of A Learning and Research Journey

  In an update on her Pararchive research project entitled Back to the Future: When Wearable Technology Meets Archive Content, we learnt how Michelle – a member of the MadLab Manchester Arduino Group and Founder and Director of Made With Glove Ltd – is designing fashionable heated gloves for women who suffer from the Raynaud’s…

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Smart Replicas

Can you “reverse engineer” a museum piece? Will this allow us to take historical objects out of the museum and put it to use again? Can you turn heritage into new design? How can we link these objects to the historical information that is stored in the museum? How would people interact with these “enriched”…

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3D Cultural Heritage Visualisations

From the very beginning of the project, the Pararchive team has toyed with the notion of digitising archival artefacts as 3D objects, though we’ve also had mixed opinions on whether this would be useful or indeed desirable. Recently, however, researchers at the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen experimenting with laser scanning of heritage sites, 3D visualisations and…

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