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. 

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