Making Cultural Heritage freely available with 3DHOP
3DHOP andunited for science democratization
is a not-for-profit organization aimed at improving the Digital Humanities providing support to heritage management, education, public access, and scientific research. To develop this idea they have chosen 3DHOP. Go to the gallery to know more about this and other brand new projects that are using our framework.
Pompeii in the spotlight... once again
Join 3DHOP to rediscover one of the ancient world's most significant events
Therelies on 3DHOP to make accessible online an entire Pompeian city-block, the Regio V Insula 1. Now, charcoal graffiti newly found in the same Regio may ... So, what better time to explore this exciting project? Visit our gallery and find it out!
3DHOP in a zooarchaeological world-leading collection...
... for reconsidering how access and interact with material resources
How can a universitary collection be made available on to a global audience, regardless of the time of day, location, and level of specialism? Theproject tries to answer to this question, using 3DHOP to make zooarchaeological specimens accessible to researchers, students and individuals.
3DHOP (3D Heritage Online Presenter) is an open-source software package for the creation of interactive Web presentations of high-resolution 3D models, oriented to the Cultural Heritage field. 3DHOP target audience goes from the museum curators with some IT experience to the experienced Web designers who want to embed 3D contents in their creations, from students in the CH field to small companies developing web applications for museum and CH institutions.
The best way to learn to use the tool is "by example".
Take a look at the gallery, where you will find complete examples of web-based interactive presentation of Cultural Heritage artefacts using complex 3D models and a comprehensive overview of real projects that are using 3DHOP right now. You can then start working with the tool by visiting the download section, to get the whole package, and then refer to the how to page to learn the use of the tool from simple commented examples and tutorials.
3DHOP is a software package with full portability: it can run on all the principal OS (Windows, Mac OS, Linux) equipped with an up-to-date Web browser.
3DHOP is the product of a research group, the Visual Computing Lab of ISTI-CNR. If you find the tool useful, let us know, and if you are a scholar/researcher too, cite our publication:
All the 3DHOP software is free and open-source, released under the GPL license.