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What I'm Doing This Week: Doug Gann
Doug Gann, Preservation Archaeologist and Digital Media Specialist This week's tasks involve all my favorite things: ancient architecture, 3D modeling, Autocad, LIDAR scans and photogrammetry. Through the Colorado Plateau Cooperative Ecosystem Study Unit (CESU), I've been tasked with digitally docu...
Flight of the Phantom
By Doug Gann, Preservation Archaeologist and Digital Media Specialist As I mentioned in my last post, I wanted to wrap up 2013 with a little cautionary tale about the use of unmanned flying cameras, commonly called "drones" in the media. In the Pretty Rock blog post, I illustrated how a revolution ...
Pretty Rock: Creating Virtual Interactive Models of Places of the Past
By Doug Gann, Preservation Archaeologist and Digital Media Specialist Things have been quiet on the Virtual Southwest project as we fine-tune our models and programming, so I thought I'd take a moment to share a bit about some new tools for documenting and sharing archaeological landscapes ...