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Blossoming cherry trees as high-quality video

The Okinawa island is considered to be one of the most attractive sites in Japan. In February 2021, the beautiful landscapes of Okinawa will be the shooting location for one of the world’s most ambitious video streaming experiments.

Opening the door to Europe’s digital language library

The CLARIN research infrastructure (or simply “CLARIN”) was set up in 2012. Its objective is to make digital language resources from Europe accessible to humanities and social science researchers through a single sign-on.

Preserving the Radziwills heritage in Belarus

Support from the Belarusian research and education network BASNET has enabled the digitisation of the Radziwills book collection.

Supporting remote teaching of performing arts

How do artists play music together in times of a crisis like COVID-19? How do they teach, run courses, collaborate, rehearse, and perform during lockdowns all over the world? Enter: the Network Performing Arts Production Workshops.

Powering a circuit of university movie theatres

Brazil's research network plays an important role in distributing and enabling more people to access cultural materials, particularly Brazilian-made film.

Boosting the vitality of the Belarusian language

The survival and development of the Belarusian language has been boosted by the work of the Speech Synthesis and Recognition Laboratory at the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Bringing ancient manuscripts to life

"Tikkoun Sofrim" (Hebrew for “Scribal Correction”) is a joint French-Israeli project to integrate the wisdom of the masses to digitalize ancient manuscripts using Handwritten Text-Recognition.

Visualising the story of Australia’s largest ever naval loss

An ambitious project is creating digital 3D reconstructions of shipwrecks for virtual underwater heritage museum experiences

Remote music education at 10 Gbits per second

Powerful R&E connectivity enables musicians and actors to learn and perform together, although they are hundreds of kilometers apart.

Microclimatic IoT monitoring to protect museum collections

Universities, tech companies and museums are joining forces in the CollectionCare project to develop digital conservation technology to better monitor the condition of their collections.

Bringing the Stars Within Our Reach: California Academy of Sciences Makes Data Come to Life

Highly networked planetariums are using "domecasting" — live broadcasting a planetarium show to audiences at other planetariums — to share the latest cosmic discoveries.

Integrating amateur metal detectorists into the network of archaeological knowledge

In the past 30 years amateurs with metal detector have done wonders for archaeology. Some call it the most effective surveying method since the invention of the shovel.