The Digital Heritage Demonstrator project

The £2.4 million ERDF funded West Midlands Digital Heritage Demonstrator project is half way through.

Working in partnership with four of the region’s key heritage organisations; The new Library of Birmingham, The Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and The Worcester Hive, the project aims to demonstrate how collaborative projects exploring the use of digital technology with the Cultural and Heritage sector can develop new markets and increase profits for business.

Alongside the dedicated on-site technical development team, the project enlists the skills and expertise of a wide range of additional academics from across the University of Birmingham including the School of Computer Science, the Human Computer Interaction Research Centre and the School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Based in the purpose built do.collaboration Hub at the University of Birmingham, the project offers tailored support from a wide range of experts in the field of digital technology and innovation and provide access to a suite of innovative multi-user, 3D multi-touch technologies, mobile devices and tablets, advanced user-testing facilities and augmented reality tools, all integrated into a unique digital prototyping lab.

For more information contact us at contacts@dhd.bham.ac.uk or 0121 414 9153.

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