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The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) 2017 Conference in The Vatican is intended for a wide range of participants and interested parties, including digital image repository managers, content curators, software developers, scholars, and administrators at libraries, museums, cultural heritage institutions, software firms, and other organizations working with digital images and audio/visual materials. The conference will consist of two events with separate registration:

All proceedings will be in English. Registration info and more: http://iiif.io/event/2017/vatican/ 
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Thursday, June 8 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
PRESENTATION: Old maps in new digital world with IIIF (Room 5) LIMITED

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The geographic location of scanned maps offers new possibilities for discovery, interaction, visualisation and reuse. This talk discusses the approaches and standards which are bridging the worlds of the cultural heritage institutions with the digital cartography and geographic information systems (GIS). Learn about a new mapping platform providing a complete toolkit for maps and aerial photos. Matching the scanned maps to the real world location is now straightforward and possible directly in a web browser - for any image available via IIIF or as a TIFF or a JPEG file. The automatically created standardised map services allow reuse in GIS, comparing maps, new forms of online research, extraction of features, new 3D visualisations, mashups and mobile applications.


Thursday June 8, 2017 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum - Room 5 Via Paolo VI, 25 - 00193 Roma

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