3D Environment for Virtual Collections


  • Vladimir Georgiev Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Emanuela Mitreva Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria




3D, Web Browser, Virtual Museum


This paper describes a framework for building virtual collections of several digital objects and presenting them in an interactive 3D environment, rendered in a web browser. Using that environment, the website visitor can examine a given collection from a first-person perspective by walking around and inspecting each object in detail by viewing it from any angle. The rendering and visualization of the models is done solely by the web browser with the use of HTML5 and the Three.js JavaScript library, without any additional requirements.


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How to Cite

Georgiev, V., & Mitreva, E. (2013). 3D Environment for Virtual Collections. Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage, 3, 126–132. https://doi.org/10.55630/dipp.2013.3.13

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