Advertisement

The User Experience of 3D Scanning Tangible Cultural Heritage Artifacts

  • Chee Weng KhongEmail author
  • Muhammad Asyraf Mhd Pauzi
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 876)

Abstract

Many culture and heritage (C&H) institutions in Malaysia, private and public alike, are aware of the potential benefits to acquire and engage in the three-dimensional (3D) preservation of its tangible cultural assets. Many have heard about 3D scanning but few have had the opportunity to experience it. The acquisition and archival of digitized cultural assets provide unprecedented prospects to use and access cultural material. However, studies on the user experience (UX) for 3D scanning and its documentation activities are still few and far between. A successful 3D scanning of C&H assets is based upon the accomplishment of the entire scanning process. This paper presents the user-centered evaluation of the 3D scanning process involving the user, scanning device, the environment and the artifact. As a result, the study reveals the core UX issues and proposes user-centered recommendations to address them.

Keywords

User experience 3D scanning Culture heritage White light scanner User-centered 

References

  1. 1.
    Fontana, R., Greco, M., Materazzi, M., Pampaloni, E., Pezzati, L., Rocchini, C., Scopigno, R.: Three-dimensional modelling of statues: the Minerva of Arezzo. J. Cult. Herit. 3(4), 325–331 (2002)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Li, J., Guo, Y., Zhu, J., Lin, X., Xin, Y., Duan, K., Tang, Q.: Large depth-of-view portable three-dimensional laser scanner and its segmental calibration for robot vision. Opt. Lasers Eng. 45(11), 1077–1087 (2007)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Cheng, H.M.: The workflows of 3D digitizing heritage monuments. In: Laser Scanner Technology. InTech (2012).  https://doi.org/10.5772/32812Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Wachowiak, M.J., Karas, B.V.: 3D scanning and replication for museum and cultural heritage applications. J. Am. Inst. Conserv. 48(2), 141–158 (2009)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    De Reu, J., Plets, G., Verhoeven, G., De Smedt, P., Bats, M., Cherretté, B., Maeyer, W.D., Deconynck, J., Herremans, D., Laloo, P., De Clercq, W., Van Meirvenne, M.: Towards a three-dimensional cost-effective registration of the archaeological heritage. J. Archaeol. Sci. 40(2), 1108–1121 (2013)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Dellepiane, M., Dell’Unto, N., Callieri, M., Lindgren, S., Scopigno, R.: Archeological excavation monitoring using dense stereo matching techniques. J. Cult. Herit. 14(3), 201–210 (2013)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Verhoeven, G., Taelman, D., Vermeulen, F.: Computer vision-based orthophoto mapping of complex archaeological sites: the ancient quarry of Pitaranha (Portugal-Spain). Archaeometry 54(6), 1114–1129 (2012)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Plets, G., Verhoeven, G., Cheremisin, D., Plets, R., Bourgeois, J., Stichelbaut, B., Gheyle, W., De Reu, J.: The deteriorating preservation of the Altai rock art: assessing three-dimensional image-based modelling. J. Aust. Rock Art Res. Assoc. (AURA) 29(2), 139 (2012)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Koutsoudis, A., Vidmar, B., Ioannakis, G., Arnaoutoglou, F., Pavlidis, G., Chamzas, C.: Multi-image 3D reconstruction data evaluation. J. Cult. Herit. 15(1), 73–79 (2014)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    De Reu, J., De Smedt, P., Herremans, D., Van Meirvenne, M., Laloo, P., De Clercq, W.: On introducing an image-based 3D reconstruction method in archaeological excavation practice. J. Archaeol. Sci. 41, 251–262 (2014)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Barone, S., Paoli, A., Razionale, A.V.: 3D reconstruction and restoration monitoring of sculptural artworks by a multi-sensor framework. Sensors 12(12), 16785–16801 (2012)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    National Heritage Act 2005: Act 645 (Malaysia), The Commissioner of Law Revision Malaysia under the Authority of the Revision of Laws Act 1968, Percetakan Nasional Malaysia Berhad (2006)Google Scholar
  13. 13.
  14. 14.
    Boehler, W., Marbs, A.: 3D scanning instruments. In: Proceedings of the CIPA WG 6 International Workshop, Corfu, 1–2 September 2002, pp. 9–12 (2002)Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Boehler, W., Vicent, M.B., Heinz, G., Marbs, A., Müller, H.: High quality scanning and modeling of monuments and artifacts. In: Proceedings of FIG Working Week, Athens, 22–27 May 2004Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Wong, K.V., Hernandez, A.: A review of additive manufacturing. ISRN Mech. Eng. 2012, 10 (2012).  https://doi.org/10.5402/2012/208760CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Istook, C.L., Hwang, S.J.: 3D body scanning systems with application to the apparel industry. J. Fash. Mark. Manag. Int. J. 5(2), 120–132 (2001).  https://doi.org/10.1108/eum0000000007283CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Rengier, F., Mehndiratta, A., von Tengg-Kobligk, H. et al.: Int. J. Comput. Assist. Radiol. Surg. 5, 335 (2010).  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11548-010-0476-xCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Apuzzo, N.D.: 3D Human Body Scanning Technologies Overview, Trends, Applications, Imagina, pp. 1–49, Monaco (2011)Google Scholar
  20. 20.
    Levoy, M.: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on 3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling, pp. 2–11 (1999)Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    Addison, A.C.: Safeguarding heritage’s endangered digital record. In: New Heritage: New Media and Cultural Heritage, p. 27 (2007)Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    Yu, F., Lu, Z., Luo, H., Wang, P.: Three-Dimensional Model Analysis and Processing. Springer, New York (2010)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Asyraf, M., Pauzi, P.: Digital Preservation of Malaysian Historical Artefact Using 3D Scanner: A Case Study of Mah Meri Mask (Master Thesis), Multimedia University, Siti Hasmah Digital Library, Malaysia (2018)Google Scholar
  24. 24.
    Li, R., Luo, T., Zha, H.: 3D digitization and its applications in cultural heritage. In: Digital Heritage, pp. 381–388 (2010)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    Heritage, English. 3D Laser Scanning for Heritage: Advice and guidance to users on laser scanning in archaeology and architecture. English Heritage (2007)Google Scholar
  26. 26.
    Birns, J.H., Joffre, K.A., Leclerc, J.F., Paulsen, C.A.: Getting the whole picture: collecting usability data using two methods - concurrent think aloud and retrospective probing. In: Proceedings of UPA Conference, Orlando, 8–12 July 2002Google Scholar
  27. 27.
    Petrie, H., Precious, J.: Measuring user experience of websites: think aloud protocols and an emotion word prompt list. In: CHI 2010 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Atlanta, 10–15 April 2010.  https://doi.org/10.1145/1753846.1754037

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Creative MultimediaMultimedia UniversityCyberjayaMalaysia

Personalised recommendations