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EESAB* – clip 3: Immersive visit of the Château de Fougères

This 11th century building, after being besieged and destroyed by Henry II of England, was immediately rebuilt. Some parts of the building have not withstood the ravages of time, notably the lord's "logis", of which only the ruins remain today. Immersive devices on a tablet and virtual reality headset allow now the viewer to go […]
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EESAB* – clip 2: Interactive scale model

Before creating the three-dimensional stone models of  the Tin Coast in Botallack, Cornwall, and the Château de Fougères in Brittany, the art school’s engineers and designers had to conduct laboratory tests. This second video clip of an interactive scale model shows the first tests of AR rendering on a digital tablet with 3D model triggering. […]
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EESAB* – clip 1: AR of the Château de Fougères

Our partner, EESAB (Brittany European School Of Art) specialised in the integration of digital objects and scenography using digital technologies, but also responsible for the development of the Cloud system and AR devices for our partner sites, have shared with us some clips from their work. Here is one of the first video clips presenting […]
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New VISTA AR LinkedIn page

In parallel to the LinkedIn group dedicated mainly to research, a public VISTA AR LinkedIn page has recently been created to share progress on the project but above all to exchange directly with the team members. To follow the page, go to: https://www.linkedin.com/company/71909047  
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CATHEDRAL AUDIO-VISUAL TOUR IN PREPARATION

Sometimes the closure of a site has a positive side. In this case, despite the silence and apparent immutability of the great building, the Cathedral and VISTA teams are bustling behind the scenes. The extra time allowed us to develop a bilingual (English and French) version of the tablet-based audio-visual tour. The voice-over recordings are […]
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VISTA AR – Statistics 2021

As we enter a new VISTA year, we have decided to create a flyer to present some of the project’s key figures. Flyer VISTA – key figures 2021  
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RTS SOUTH PROFESSIONAL AWARDS 2021

Our partner at Bournemouth University has been working for 4 years on the creation of animations and sets for the various VISTA AR/RV devices, and the animation team collaborate closely with their colleagues in Redballoon Productions who are the professional production department of the Faculty of Media and Communication at Bournemouth University[1] . In addition […]
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COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE NATIONAL TRUST AND VISTA AR

As you will be aware, the VISTA AR project is an EU-funded cross-channel research collaboration between eight different partners. Whilst a key output of the project is to research and deliver high-tech solutions at low cost for cultural heritage sites in the UK and France, the partnership’s strength lies in the focus on Business Model […]
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Parametric Modelling Tool

In parallel with the creation of specific characters and architectures for the virtual and augmented reality devices of our deployment and experimentation sites, Bournemouth University have been working on the creation of a Generic digital content library and the development of a Parametric Modelling Tool (PMT). The tool is based on the “Unity Mulitipurpose Avatar” […]
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