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HTML5 WebGL technology and scanned old maps

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Presentation from "Digital Approaches
to Cartographic Heritage" 8th International Workshop
Rome, 19-20 September 2013:
http://xeee.web.auth.gr/ICA-Heritage/2011_2015/Roma2013/

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HTML5 WebGL technology and scanned old maps

  1. 1. HTML5 WebGL technology and scanned old maps Hynek Pridal <hynek.pridal@klokantech.com> Petr Pridal <petr.pridal@klokantech.com> 8th International Workshop Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage, ICA Rome, 19-20 September 2013
  2. 2. Image -> Map
  3. 3. Image -> Map
  4. 4. Georeferencer Online service for turning scans into true maps. Collaboratively. www.georeferencer.com
  5. 5. www.georeferencer.com
  6. 6. Calculations from control points
  7. 7. www.georeferencer.com
  8. 8. WebGL? Hardware accelerated graphical operations on a web page. Software, which runs on the graphic card (GPU) inside of a web browser. <CANVAS> in HTML5, JavaScript + OpenGL ES 2.0 code 11+
  9. 9. Affine transformation Traditionaly only with a server with OGC WMS / OGC WMTS Now possible with HTML5 Canvas, SVG or WebGL
  10. 10. Polynomial + TPS Traditionaly only with a server with OGC WMS / OGC WMTS Now possible with HTML5 WebGL
  11. 11. http://www.georeferencer.com/
  12. 12. Outputs: Map overlays (WMS / WMTS / Google Maps) 3D visualizations (KML / Google Earth) Scan -> Geodata (Tiff -> GeoTiff) Metadata enrichment (MARC 034 / Dublin Core DCMI) Accuracy analysis (MapAnalyst cartometric accuracy) Crowdsourcing or hired workers www.georeferencer.com
  13. 13. Culture heritage institutions pilots: and more... ... universities & research projects ... Interested to participate?
  14. 14. Geographical search for old maps The technology is available for integration with web presentations and online projects.
  15. 15. Search engine for maps from libraries around the world www.oldmapsonline.org
  16. 16. Partners
  17. 17. Thank you participation on research projects open-source development culture heritage email contact: info@klokantech.com

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