“The Virtual Endeavour” — a VR-Gallery Application for Remote Multimedia Data Access

  • Christoph Brandt
  • Klaus Meyer
  • James Johnson
  • John Benfield
Conference paper
Part of the Eurographics book series (EUROGRAPH)


As part of the european ACTS research project SICMA (Scaleable Interactive Continous Media Server — Design and Application) the Heinz Nixdorf Institute together with several european partners has developed a Virtual Gallery application based on Captain Cook’s ship Endeavour. The virtual environment is populated with 3D objects, each providing access to underlying digital media data. The data is retrieved from the SICMA server over high bandwidth networks.


Virtual Environment Natural History Museum Multimedia Data Virtual Museum High Bandwidth Network 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Brandt
    • 1
  • Klaus Meyer
    • 1
  • James Johnson
    • 2
  • John Benfield
    • 2
  1. 1.Heinz Nixdorf InstitutUniversity of PaderbornGermany
  2. 2.The Natural History MuseumLondonUK

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