The IHSE 2020 event saw the inauguration of a month-long Exhibition at the National Museum between 15th January to 29th February, 2020. This exhibition showcased the translation of technologies developed under the Indian Digital Heritage (IDH) initiative of DST. The outcomes of two Projects completed under the new intiative Indian Heritage in Digital Space (IHDS) and done by a multi-disciplinary team comprising of teams from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, National Institute of Design (NID) Bengaluru, CSIR-CBRI Roorkee, KSCST, and an IDH startup Vizara Technologies were presented. It had a major focus on interventions in the Heritage domain driven by latest technologies such as AI, AR, VR and IOT, and include the following:

  • o 5-monument exhibits - 3D fabricated models of 5 Indian monuments (including Kashi Vishwanath, Taj Mahal, Sun Temple Konark) with interactive Virtual walk-throughs and Projection Mapping,
  • o Mini Vittala- a room-scale 3D model of a Hampi Temple, with AR, VR and Holographic interactions,
  • o 3D Fabricated, Augmented and Conjecturally Reconstructed physical and virtual models of Hampi monuments like the Virupaksha Bazaar Street, Audience Hall and Mahanavami Dibba.

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