Microsoft Research Asia, National Palace Museum in Taipei and National Taiwan University will be presenting latest technologies and collaborative efforts in cultural heritage preservation at 2010 eHeritage Workshop, which’ll be held in Taipei, Taiwan on May 18-19, 2010. eHeritage Initiative was launched by Microsoft Research Asia in July 2008. Its mandate is to use advanced technology to digitize, preserve and disseminate cultural heritage together with partners in academic community. To date, more than 15 research proposals have been funded under the initiative. Following collaboration projects and technologies -- latest in the field of cultural heritage preservation – will be demonstrated at the workshop:
3D Digital Display of Chinese Bronze Work Mao-Kung Ting bears an inscription of 497 characters -- the longest inscription ever discovered on a bronze artifact -- and is one of the world's most valuable treasures.
Famous ancient Chinese painting Riverside Scene at Qing-Ming Festival -- a 528 cm-long and 24.8 cm-wide painted scroll that portrays a street scene in capital of Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) -- will be presented in full detail through a high-resolution scan.