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Museum exhibit inside Lisbon 1755 project on Kitely

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 02:13:23 +0000

As part of the sponsorhip of the first OpenSimulator Community Conference (OSCC13), Beta Technologies has updated CHAIA’s City & Spectacle: A Vision of Pre-Earthquake Lisbon project on Kitely, by including a virtual museum showing a 2D map of the virtual reconstruction with labels and a historical timeline of the construction of the architecture. A long with the new model of scooter kopen that ...

Beta Technologies sponsors OpenSimulator Community Conference 2013

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 19:03:13 +0000

The OpenSimulator Community Conference is an annual conference that focuses on the community around the OpenSimulator software, currently on its first-ever edition. The conference features two days of presentations, workshops, keynote sessions, and social events across diverse sectors of the OpenSimulator user base. It also joins several different communities under the same overall event: from regular residents, content creators (both amateurs and professionals), to ...

Lisbon 1755 Project to be shown at National Museum of Ancient Art

Fri, 17 May 2013 16:40:01 +0000

Portugal’s National Museum of Ancient Art has invited the team from CHAIA, developing the City & Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon project with Beta Technologies, to be present with a video integrated in the “Prodigious Commission” exhibit, which will run from May 18th to September 29th, 2013.

Temporary public exhibit of Lisbon Pre-1755 Earthquake project

Sat, 27 Oct 2012 00:00:08 +0000

In development since 2005, City & Spectacle: A Vision of Pre-Earthquake Lisbon is a virtual archaeology academic project that endeavours to give an idea on how the city of Lisbon looked like on November 1st, 1755, when an earthquake (followed by a tsunami and fires) completely destroyed it. Based on documental evidence — documents, paintings, engravings, maps and blueprints — a team ...

City of Lisbon in 1755 updated

Wed, 16 May 2012 22:31:34 +0000

The research team for the City and Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon project, which is recreating the city of Lisbon in 1755 just before the Earthquake of November 1, 1755 with Beta Technologies using OpenSimulator technology, is presenting the latest series of enhancements and remodelation of the current buildings at the Virtual Worlds Research Network conference in Edinburgh on May 17, 2012. ...

Our client announces partnership with Pearson

Thu, 14 Apr 2011 12:09:53 +0000, a client of Beta Technologies since our very beginning, announced today a partnership with the renowned company Pearson Education, a sister company of Pearson and part of the group that includes the Penguin book publishing company and the Financial Times newspaper. Pearson Education produces books and learning tools to help people around the world to grow their knowledge, develop ...

Beta Technologies at Portuguese Students Conference

Thu, 14 Apr 2011 00:24:58 +0000

ENEI, a conference organised by the students of software engineering, is inviting a speaker from Beta Technologies to talk at the 6th edition of their conference, to be held in Vila Real at the UTAD university campus. The topic of the conference on Saturday will be about virtual worlds in the corporate environment, but the strong ties between universities and ...

Video for City and Spectacle: A Vision of Pre-Earthquake Lisbon

Wed, 24 Nov 2010 12:19:37 +0000

As part of the very long project of creating a visual representation of the city of Lisbon in 1755, just before the earthquake destroyed it, Beta Technologies was asked to provide a promotional video of the work done so far, which is going to be used on the many international scientific conferences where the current work in progress has been ...

International Workshop on "Virtual Historic Cities: Reinventing Urban Research"

Thu, 13 May 2010 15:34:53 +0000

The City and Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon project, a virtual recreation of the city of Lisbon before the 1755 earthquake, using Second Life® technology, is a pioneer project in Portugal promoted by the Centro de História de Arte e Investigação Artística da Universidade de Évora (CHAIA), Beta Technologies, and King’s Visualisation Lab (KVL), King’s College London. Virtual recreation of historical cities ...

Spring 2010 Conference: Leadership in Business [POSTPONED]

Fri, 23 Apr 2010 15:56:51 +0000

Above the Fold, organisers of the Spring 2010 Conference: Leadership in Business, which was scheduled for April 27-29, 2010, and to be held at Beta Technologies’ auditorium, just announced that the conference sadly has to be postponed mostly due to health issues of the organisers. For a list of speakers and the new schedules, please take a look at the “Event Calendar” ...