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Roman ship, De Meern
Roman ship, De Meern Image: RCE

Digitization as a solution to safeguard cultural heritage

In order to saveguard cultural heritage from potential natural disasters, conflicts or deterioration, museums and cultural institutions are increasingly using digitization as a means to preserve their collections for future generations. The technological process allows to create a copy of the object and preserve a virtual copy.

In France, a plan for safeguarding cultural property has become a priority at the Ministry of Culture and Communication, which keeps the task of evacuation and safeguarding precious works in dire situations, cush as in the event of a disaster.

But also in their daily management of their collections, museums are to seek solutions to preserve their heritage. Digitization is one of the considered solutions. 

Read more (in French) at Art-Critique.com