Multiview Dome

The Dome Tool is a combination of the actual hardware setup, currently located in laboratories of the University of Bonn, and the corresponding software tools. It allows for the acquisition of any small, movable cultural heritage artefact (< 20cm * 20cm * 20cm). In its final configuration, the tool will support the acquisition of objects with complex surface materials, like reflective or translucent materials (e.g. metals or gems), which pose a difficult challenge for conventional 3D measurements. The acquisition result is a precise 3D geometry depicting the object's shape and faithfully representating the object's surface materials in the form of a bidirectional texture function.

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Target user(s): 3D technical expert

Access: The Multiview Dome hardware prototype is located in laboratories of the University of Bonn, Germany. Therefore, the acquisition of objects is only possible there, at the moment. Once the necessary tools for postprocessing the measurement data are at an mature stage, they will be publicly accessible. However, we can provide the tools to cultural heritage experts on request, when the software has reached a stable state and is well documented.

License: There is no license model at the moment.

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Research


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Project Final Report

Prof David Arnold, University of Brighton

20 September 2013

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