With virtual tours and 3D scanning becoming more and more viable, the idea of turning these technologies for remote access becomes increasingly compelling. Certainly for World Heritage Sites in danger and/or dispute, virtual tours may be one way for visitors to enjoy sites without leaving a physical mark – Borobudur, Angkor Wat and Preah Vihear come to mind. It might also be a way for archaeologists to study sites remotely, too.
â€œI Know Where I’m Goingâ€ – Remote Access to World Heritage Sites from St Kilda to Uluru, a Conference
23-24 November 2011