VR for Manuscripts

Introduction

Often, manuscripts and artwork are only shown to the public in museums. Limited to only two pages, it's nearly impossible to see long manuscripts in their entirety while they lay flat in their glass cages. Moreover, they can only be displayed for short periods of time for the sake of preservation. Virtual Reality offers people the opportunity to visualize and interact with fragile and delicate artifacts in ways that would be otherwise impossible. It also serves as a means of preservation.


Using VR to Explore 15th Century Illuminated Manuscripts

- USC Archaeology Research Center Extended Reality Lab

Designed and created by USC Archaeology Research Center Extended Reality Lab, this virtual experience showcases an interactive 15th-century illuminated manuscript. Learn more about the project here.

Github link

Related In-Class Activity