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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. 

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Wednesday, June 7 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Demo Session: Developments in Sharing Advanced Image Data with IIIF (Room 5)

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Following up on last year's lightning talk "Challenges Displaying Complex Image Data", this talk will address how advanced imaging projects are beginning to tap IIIF as a tool for sharing multispectral and other images. This includes prototype work to seamlessly integrate IIIF into multispectral imaging systems and work processes. Development of operating software which generates json files can offer a unified IIIF infrastructure within the advanced digitization environment. This includes collaborating with suppliers to align advanced digitization systems to the requirements for IIIF interoperability. Examples of nascent efforts to tap IIIF for multispectral image sharing include the University of Manchester John Rylands Library, UCLA efforts to use a Mirador Viewer to display processed palimpsest images from St. Catherine’s Monastery, operating software development for multispectral systems, and mummy cartonnage imaging with multiple technologies https://www.wired.com/2016/10/x-rays-revealing-mysterious-writings-mummy-coffins/. This presentation is intended to provide insight into initial efforts to use IIIF in 1) displaying images from complex objects, 2) navigating between multiple views of the same object, and 3) displaying descriptive information about the image capture and processing and results of research into the object. This lightning talk would be suitable as a part of a session on new and advanced technologies, or as part of a panel discussion.


Wednesday June 7, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum - Room 5 Via Paolo VI, 25 - 00193 Roma

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