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Historic graveyards – user generated content <ul><li>Historic Graveyards are key connectors between heritage, local commun...
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<ul><li>Geotagged multimedia surveys of historic graveyards (public) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30 second youtube videos </li><...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Content in the hands of the Users
 
 
 
More content in the hands of the user using AR Power, M
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Conclusions <ul><li>Years of engagement have resulted in a groundswell of interest in historic graveyard projects from com...
 
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Digital futures Historic Graves 2011

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Powerpoint from a talk given by John Tierney at the Digital Futures Unconference in Edinburgh, Scotland June 2011

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Digital futures Historic Graves 2011

  1. 1. <ul><li>Digital futures of cultural heritage education: final workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Content ‘in the hands of the user’ </li></ul><ul><li>Hi-tech, low-cost approaches to community heritage surveys –historic graveyards </li></ul><ul><li>John Tierney and Maurizio Toscano </li></ul>
  2. 4. Historic graveyards – user generated content <ul><li>Historic Graveyards are key connectors between heritage, local community development and tourism; linking past and present generations with place . </li></ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>In recording graveyards and memorials </li></ul><ul><li>In recording stories of place and people </li></ul><ul><li>Currently this approach has been developed by Eachtra in association with a number of Local Development partnerships. </li></ul>
  3. 5. Audio recorder Zoom H2 GPS Camera Sony HX5 Smartphones – The pencil of 21 st century <ul><li>High quality sound recorders </li></ul><ul><li>HD video recording </li></ul><ul><li>Direct to Youtube video </li></ul><ul><li>Geotagged photographs </li></ul>
  4. 11. <ul><li>Geotagged multimedia surveys of historic graveyards (public) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30 second youtube videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15second audio files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>200 word text files </li></ul></ul>
  5. 20. Content in the hands of the Users
  6. 24. More content in the hands of the user using AR Power, M
  7. 25. LAYAR <ul><li>Augmented Reality V Mediated Reality </li></ul><ul><li>The HG DRUPAL dataset ‘feeds out’ directly into LAYAR </li></ul><ul><li>Associating the physical and the digital </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.azavea.com/research/company-research/augmented-reality / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smartphone (GPS/Accelerometer/Compass) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It calculates where you are </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 26. Conclusions <ul><li>Years of engagement have resulted in a groundswell of interest in historic graveyard projects from community development, local history and genealogical perspectives. </li></ul><ul><li>Currently most projects are not connected. The opportunity exists to work with various funding sources to achieve community development and rural development aims to benefit the broader community. </li></ul><ul><li>This can only work as a community development project </li></ul><ul><li>Communities generate their own heritage media </li></ul><ul><li>The data must be freely available on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>It must be populated with local voices, local accents, faces and stories </li></ul>

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