• Launch of 3D-ICONS in Ireland

    5 May 15
    The launch of in Dublin

    The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, has (Thursday 16/04/2015) launched the Discovery Programme’s new website ( ), featuring 3D images and models of some of our most famous heritage sites and ancient monuments at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin.

  • Interview with Carlotta Capurro

    9 Mar 15
    eCult Observatory logo

    Carlotta Capurro of Visual Dimension , participated in the eCult Winter Stage and was interviewed about her involvement in 3D ICONS.

  • Virtual Museums’ best practices

    22 Jan 15 logo

    V-MUST.NET is carrying out a survey which is directed at the developers of Virtual Exhibitions and Virtual Museums to identify the state-of-the art (from a technological perspective) and to gather information on best practices.

  • New model in Sketchfab

    21 Jan 15
    Sketchfab logo

    3D ICONS partner POLIMI has published its first high resolution model in Sketchfab, a cloud-based service where authors can  publish and users can find 3D models on the web.

  • Spring School

    7 Jan 15
    Screenshots of 3D modelling software

    Call for Applications: Gottingen Centre for Digital Humanities is inviting applications to its spring school on 3D Modeling and Reconstruction with Blender & Unity 3D.  The school will bring together 20 international students who are interested in learning how to model 3D objects, how to manage 3D data, and how to create virtual worlds in 3D. The school will be held on 2–6 March 2015 at the University of Göttingen in Germany.

  • DigitalHeritage 2015

    8 Dec 14
    DigitalHeritage 2015

    Digital Heritage 2015, jointly with the affiliated Conferences and exhibitions which are held under one common management and registration, invite you to participate and contribute to the second international forum for the dissemination and exchange of cutting-edge scientific knowledge on theoretical, generic and applied areas of digital heritage.

  • New video

    8 Dec 14
    Screenshot of the YouTube video of the 3D model of the Rotunda at Thessaloniki, Greece

    A new video of the 3D model of the Rotunda at Thessaloniki has been made available on YouTube by the Athena Research Centre in Xanthi.

    The digitisation team at AthenaRC in Xanthi performed a complete exterior 3D digitisation of the Rotonda that is situated in Thessaloniki, Greece as part of 3D-ICONS.

  • #Shaping Europe

    26 Nov 14
    #Shaping Europe - Europeana 1914-18 & 1989 event

    On 2nd and 3rd December, Europeana is organising the event 'Shaping Europe' in the European Parliament. On those days, MEPs and Parliament staff are being invited to bring their WW1 and/or 1989 related memorabilia & stories and have them digitised on the spot. 

  • 2+3D conference

    18 Nov 14
    Logo for 2+3D Photography conference

    Registraton is open for an international conference on 2D and 3D digital photography, best practices, standardized workflows and a variety of applications for heritage and fine art photography professionals: photographers and studio managers.  The conference is being held at the Rijksmuseum, 15–16 April 2015. 

    The conference is organized by the Rijksmuseum, in cooperation with the Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography (AHFAP), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The J. Paul Getty Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Allard Pierson Museum, and The DEN Foundation.  The official language will be English.

  • CFP: ISPRS/CIPA Workshop

    13 Nov 14

    The ISPRS / CIPA workshop on UNDERWATER 3D RECORDING AND MODELING aims to bring together scientists, developers, companies and users in underwater 3D recording and related disciplines: Cultural Heritage, environmental monitoring, 3D surveying and modeling, biology, reverse engineering and industrial metrology.  The call for papers is open until 15th January 2015.