stedr: demonstration at Alhambra y Generalife

The EU ICT project TAG CLOUD aims at leveraging existing software technologies to support lifelong engagement experiences with cultural heritage through personalised content and interaction. “stedr” (from sted in Norwegian that means place) is a prototype mobile application developed by a group of NTNU students under the supervision of SINTEF SIT for experimentation in TAG CLOUD. […]

TAG CLOUD: A successful student project at NTNU

The supervision of student projects is an important tool for discussing project ideas, developing and evaluating initial prototypes, and disseminating research to a wider audience. SINTEF closely cooperates with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and takes part in the guidance of students. This autumn SINTEF and the County Authority of Sør Trøndelag […]

User generated content on Europeana agenda

Europeana organized a workshop to discuss the potential of user-generated content at the Digital Heritage 2013 event in Marseille. This matches well the vision of SINTEF SIT in TAG CLOUD. User participation to storytelling is a main topic for the trial that the project will organized in Norway. The focus of that trial “Culture in the landscape” has […]


MUBIL is an international project that aims at disseminating the contents of library archives, especially old manuscripts, to a broader public by the means of virtual environments. For instance, the laboratory described in an old alchemy manuscript was reconstructed using augmented reality techniques. The Gunnerus library in Trondheim (the oldest Norwegian scientific library), is one of […]

First evaluation of TAG CLOUD scenarios

TAG-CLOUD is an EU/FP7 IST project that aims at engaging a wider public in culture heritage. SINTEF will contribute to the development of social storytelling applications. Together with the County Authority of Sør Trøndelag, SINTEF will also conduct pilot trials. The focus of the trials that will take place in Norway is “culture in the […]