Sketchfab is a platform for sharing 3D digital models. It’s used for sharing models of everything from artwork to architectural elements, and from objects up to large scale buildings. Historic Environment Scotland have been using Sketchfab to share a variety of models and you can see all of them on Historic Environment Scotland’s Sketchfab profile page. As some of the models are of collection objects, the next logical step was to reference these from Vernon CMS and publish them as
Paul Rowe and Alex von der Becke worked with several clients in and around London in June, as well as running a group training day at Spencer House. British Red Cross Museum and Archives The museum and archives of the British Red Cross document the organisation’s humanitarian work around the world. The archives provide a unique insight into the organisation’s work and they have a significant collection of photography, film, sound recordings, and objects. Royal Air Force Museum The RAF
Vernon Systems, represented by UK Systems Consultant Alex von der Becke, were trade exhibitors at the recent NatSCA (Natural Sciences Collections Association) Conference held at Leeds City Museum on the 26-27 April 2018. Day one of the varied and interesting programme included a fascinating talk by Adam Stuart Smith of Nottingham City Museums & Galleries, effectively illustrated with time-lapse photography, of the process involved in installing the tallest dinosaur ever displayed in the UK. On a similar theme of displaying
I attended the annual Museums and the Web conference in Vancouver in April. The conference organisers and program committee do an impressive job pulling together the diverse presentations into logical groups, while providing the attendees with the food and structure to get from session to session. A big thank you to all the people, including the many volunteers, who make this happen every year. Takashi Murakami exhibition at the opening reception, Vancouver Art Museum Jennifer Taylor Moore from the Sarjeant Gallery
Read about our work with Sarjeant Gallery’s collection. Features include exploring the collection by colour and image orientation, automated subject tagging using Google Vision API, and some computer generated natural language text .