CyArk, a non-profit organization dedicated to digitally recording, archiving and sharing the world’s cultural heritage, is partnering with Phase One, the world-leading provider of medium format digita ... READ MORE
Preservation project for national heritage site will use 3D laser scanning and cutting-edge virtual reality technologyTORONTO, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A beautiful historic site that has stood the ... READ MORE
The Waitangi Treaty Grounds in the Bay of Islands will be digitally mapped by a renowned high tech United States organisation specialising in the preservation of sites of significance globally t ... READ MORE
BANGKOK, Thailand – June 21, 2017 – Seagate Technology® (NASDAQ: STX) today announced a partnership with CyArk, an international non-profit organization, to digitally preserve Wat Phra Si San Phet in ... READ MORE
Project Anqa, which seeks to preserve cultural heritage using 3D digital recordings, has received a major contribution from the Arcadia Fund, a UK grant-making fund whose mission is to protect endange ... READ MORE
Oakland, CA—CyArk will be presenting its first ever public Virtual Reality Experience on the National Mall on Saturday, August 27 from 10am- 6pm at Constitution Gardens in Washington, DC.Featuring liv ... READ MORE
2016 is being called the year of Virtual Reality (VR). As the technology becomes readily accessible to consumers, organizations from the United Nations to the British Museum are finding ways to integr ... READ MORE
Washington, Oakland, May 5, 2016—3D data captured in 2013 has found a new application as the National Park Service prepares the Lincoln Memorial for its next century of use. Following the announcement ... READ MORE
November 23, 2015
Oakland, CA—CyArk has been selected as one of fifteen recipients of a grant from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) to develop, disseminate, and te ... READ MORE
In July, Vancouver Maritime Museum will partner with CyArk and Absolute Space Engineering to digitally record the historic RCMP schooner, the St. Roch. Absolute Space Engineering will utilize the late ... READ MORE
Data from Topcon Positioning Group’s participation in the digital preservation of the historic Sogi hydroelectric plant in Japan was unveiled at a special event in Bonn, Germany. The unveiling took pl ... READ MORE
World heritage sites are under constant threat from natural and man-made events such as climate change, earthquakes, pollution, fire, vandalism, tourism and urban pressure. Cutting-edge laser scanning ... READ MORE
OAKLAND, Calif., May 4, 2015- The Sogi hydroelectric plant, considered a significant contribution to the Meiji Industrial revolution, has been mapped as part of the CyArk 500 Challenge, an internation ... READ MORE
Oakland /Washington /Honolulu (April 23, 2015) - The Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium — built to honor the 10,000 Hawaii citizens who served in the First World War — has now been digitally scanned by O ... READ MORE
St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. April 13, 2015 – Set against the breath-taking backdrop of a rich natural landscape, Virgin Islands National Park possesses a lengthy and complex history of slavery, cro ... READ MORE
The Okotoks Erratic, considered for centuries sacred by Alberta Aboriginal peoples, has been included in the CyArk 500 Challenge, an international project to digitally preserve and create awareness of ... READ MORE
The Scottish-designed-and-built Nagasaki Giant Cantilever Crane in Japan will be the final international site for the ground-breaking Scottish Ten laser scanning and digital documentation project.
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This week, technologists from the University of Central Florida’s Institute of Simulation & Training, local New York firm Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, and California-based non-profit, ... READ MORE
The Blue Wing Inn adobe is so wrapped up in Sonoma history, that over the centuries it has attained almost mythical status. Next week, using 3D laser scanners and cutting-edge technologies, students f ... READ MORE
In advance of the CyArk 500 Challenge Launch & Conference, which will take place this October 20-22 at the Tower of London, CyArk has convened a body of heritage experts to serve on the CyArk 500 Advi ... READ MORE
John Muir, Scottish-born American naturalist famously known as the Father of the US National Park movement, might have been surprised to see CyArk’s production team descending last week on his Victori ... READ MORE
Ruth took up the position of Executive Director, CyArk Europe, on the 1st January this year following a successful 30 year career as a Civil Servant working to both the UK and Scottish Governments. ... READ MORE
CyArk is pleased to announce our partnership with the Hispanic Research Center at Arizona State University and their ongoing Saint Francis and the Americas project.
Earlier this year at the Califo ... READ MORE
Scottish Ten scan UNESCO World Heritage-listed masterpiece, the only modern building included in this historic, global project
Sydney Opera House is being surveyed inside and out by a team of lase ... READ MORE
February 4, 2013 — Science Visualization, a Maryland-based company that brings science to the public through media and exhibitions, today announced its partnership with CyArk, the world leader in digi ... READ MORE
CyArk is thrilled to announce the receipt of a cash grant from IBM. The grant will go towards supporting the integration of CyArk’s educational content into IBM’s Teachers TryScience platform. Thi ... READ MORE
CyArk is excited to unveil the in-progress digital reconstruction of Manzanar for public preview and comment. Through a unique partnership with the National Park Service, CyArk is working to create a ... READ MORE
KEYSTONE, SD: The National Park Service announces the official launch of the Mount Rushmore Digital Preservation project. At a press event held this week in Rapid City, the National Park Service and ... READ MORE
Rapid City, South Dakota: Project partners of the Mount Rushmore digital preservation project announce the launch of the official National Park Service mobile app featuring a virtual tour of the Mount ... READ MORE
On May 31st at an event held in Madrid, Google announced its new World Wonders Project. Led by Google’s Street View technology, the World Wonders Project allows users to virtually explore and discov ... READ MORE
Instituto Nacional de Anthropologia y Historia (INAH) has developed a groundbreaking partnership with CyArk. The joint program, the Sacred Cities of Ancient Mexico, will digitally preserve 11 of M ... READ MORE
CyArk is extremely honored to announce that we've received the second prize in EMC's Heritage Trust Project Contest. We'd like to thank all the CyArk supporters who made this win possible by voting f ... READ MORE
CyArk's Executive Director, Tom Greaves, gives an insightful interview for the latest issue of LiDAR Magazine. In the article Tom discusses how his early upbringing and education guided his career cho ... READ MORE
February 28, 2012: The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park formally announces the launch of the San Antonio Missions Digital Portal, a new way to virtually visit the National Historical Park ... READ MORE
The National Park Service and CyArk are extremely excited to kick off the new year with the launch of the much anticipated Mount Rushmore Website, a new way to virtually visit the National Memorial ne ... READ MORE
Beginning January 2, 2012 Tom Greaves will serve as Executive Director of CyArk.
Tom has long been a supporter of CyArk and its mission to digitally preserve our world's cultural heritage. He bega ... READ MORE
CyArk and partners are extremely excited to announce the launch of the Hopi Petroglyph Sites Digital Preservation Project Website.
This special Hopi portal on the CyArk website will allow a new gen ... READ MORE
CyArk is pleased to announce the signing of an MOU with the Dunhuang Academy for the digital preservation of the Mogao Caves. The caves represent one of the most important sites in China and we are t ... READ MORE
The morning of November 9, 2011 Ben Kacyra's TED talk went live on the TED.com website. The talk is currently featured on the homepage of TED and within the first eight hours of going live the talk s ... READ MORE
The National Park Service (NPS) has partnered with CyArk through the Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program to digitally preserve the Topaz Relocation Center. The Topaz Relocation Center i ... READ MORE
CyArk receives $240,000 towards the digital preservation of three Japanese American Confinement Sites. CyArk, in partnership with the University of Colorado at Denver, Densho, and the War Relocation ... READ MORE
On July 15th Ben Kacyra will address the global audience at TED with his Idea Worth Spreading, CyArk.
TED is a nonprofit with the mission of spreading ideas. Started as a conference in 1984 to bri ... READ MORE
CyArk is pleased to share the following press release with our audience. CyArk has partnered with University of Colorado Denver's Center of Preservation Research (CoPR) since 2009. The partnership beg ... READ MORE
November 24, 2010: The National Park Service Intermountain Region formally announces the launch of a new way to virtually visit Fort Laramie National Historic Site in Wyoming.
This new web portal i ... READ MORE
CyArk's Mt. Rushmore project has been selected as the cover story for this month's issue of American Surveyor magazine. Vol.7, Issue 7 of the widely distributed industry magazine includes a 9-page co ... READ MORE
The October 2010 issue of National Geographic features a 3-page article about CyArk and our mission. An abbreviated version of the article may be viewed at: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/big-idea/ ... READ MORE
CyArk recently completed the 3D capture of Mt. Rushmore. Part of a 5 year partnership with the National Memorial, the laser scanning portion of the project was completed by an incredible team from ac ... READ MORE
In light of the recent tragic events in Haiti, ICOMOS President Gustavo Araoz has circulated the following call to action. In response to this call, CyArk is asking all those interested in joining vo ... READ MORE
CyArk and partners Historic Scotland and Glasgow School of Art were featured in a New York Times article entitled Scots Aim Lasers at Landmarks, written by Michael Kimmelman. The article discusses the ... READ MORE
On October 13th at 7:30 pm PDT, the local San Francisco Bay Area station KQED will air a segment about CyArk's work at Chichén Itzá as part of the Maya Skies project. The story will air on KQED 9 & ... READ MORE
CyArk has recently received press for our upcoming digital preservation of Mount Rushmore in the UK's Guardian, The New Zealand Herald, and on NewsCred. We are pleased with the great coverage but woul ... READ MORE
Catherine Cullen of AOL News wrote an article about CyArk's partnership with the National Parks Service and Historic Scotland, and the upcoming digital preservation of Mt. Rushmore.
"People may be ... READ MORE
Jeff Martin wrote an article in USA Today about the upcoming Digital Preservation of Mount Rushmore.
"The stoic faces of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln will never know what ... READ MORE
Lieca N. Hohner, Chief Editor at Spar Point Research wrote a glowing editorial about the combined efforts of the National Parks Service, Historic Scotland, and CyArk at Mount Rushmore.
"The agreem ... READ MORE
Kurt Repanshek, at National Parks Traveler, posted substantial coverage regarding CyArk's recent presence at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
"Digital mapping. This relatively new technology is a ... READ MORE
Jeremy Fugleberg of Rapid City Journal wrote a solid summary of the events unfolding at Mount Rushmore, and CyArk's partnerships with Historic Scotland and the National Parks Service.
"MOUNT RUSHMO ... READ MORE
CyArk received international press coverage when Christopher Mackie of The Scotsman, a Scottish newspaper, reported about our recent efforts at Mount Rushmore.
"The Scottish Ten project, which will ... READ MORE
In October 2008, Archaeology Magazine's Deputy Editor Eric Powell accompanied the CyArk team to digitally preserve the Zapotec ruins of Monte Alban, just outside Oaxaca, Mexico. Archaeology Magazine ... READ MORE
We are proud to announce the launch of our new Knowledgebase on the CyArk website. We are striving to make the new knowledgebase a resource for information on techniques and technologies used to digit ... READ MORE
We are proud to announce the launch of Qal'at al-Bahrain on CyArk. This site was contributed to our archive by SCDS Group who collected the data in collaboration with the Kingdom of Bahrain Ministry ... READ MORE
CyArk is proud to announce the launch of Nineveh on CyArk, as part of the larger Digital Nineveh Archives. Nineveh (ancient Ninua) (36°22'N 43°09'E) is situated close to the confluence of the Tigris ... READ MORE
On January 2nd, 2009 the new Ars Electronica Center opened its doors for the first time. The "Museum of the Future" boasts 3,000 m2 of space for exhibits, including their new Deep Space exhibit. Dee ... READ MORE
Spar Point Research, a leading market research group for new 3d technologies, posted an article about Hans Hess's financial support of CyArk's preservation efforts. Hans and Sylvia Hess attended our M ... READ MORE
This weekend CyArk held its third workshop in a series of workshops to strategize and organize the launch of an upcoming initiative.
We are very pleased to announce that the Samuel H. Kress Foundat ... READ MORE
Ben Kacyra recently presented at the 2008 Google Zeitgeist conference, an annual gathering of doers and thinkers from all over the world. His talk was included in the Serious Sustainability portion of ... READ MORE
It's 12:30 a.m., and I'm watching a tiny green laser trace the outline of an 800-year-old Mayan pyramid—up and down, up and down. We have already been on site scanning for a couple of hours and have a ... READ MORE
Time is constantly a threat to Mesa Verde National Park. As it passes, and brings with it erosion, rock falls and possibly earthquakes, the park's ruins are at risk of collapse. But a new laser techno ... READ MORE
IMG1LAs a town so solidly rooted in 19th-century architecture, Washington, D.C., has no lack of Neoclassical flourishes—wide domes, stately columns, magnificent distances, and egalitarian symmetry. Bu ... READ MORE
4,000 years of history lie beneath the Karakum desert in the form of the remains of an ancient city, Merv. Strategically located at an oasis along the now extinct land-based trade routes of Central As ... READ MORE
Orinda retiree Ben Kacyra has made the biggest contribution to archeological research since Indiana Jones added the bullwhip to his field kit.
Kacyra, who made his fortune as an inventor and civil ... READ MORE
Last week the CyArk offices received a visit from San Francisco Chronicle Staff Writer Tom Abate. Mr. Abate is a Science and Technology writer for the Chronicle and was particularly interested in the ... READ MORE
The CyArk 3D Heritage Archive has archived 3D digital documentation of the Bab al-Barqiyya gate of the Ayyubid Wall, part of an extensive historic preservation and development project in Cairo of the ... READ MORE
The world is losing its important cultural-heritage sites faster than they can be preserved. Unlike artifacts, safely housed in museums or private collections, heritage sites are exposed to the ravage ... READ MORE
Orinda, Calif. - The Kacyra Family Foundation has received a grant from the U.S. National Park Service's National Center for Preservation Technology and Training for the purpose of advancing archaeolo ... READ MORE
Global cultural heritage is being lost faster than it can be documented; and a new cultural heritage archive, CyArk, is working to slow this loss.
Utilizing proprietary technology for 3D laser scan ... READ MORE
"John Loomis of CyArk, a nonprofit organization dedicated toward "Preserving World Heritage Sites through collecting, archiving and providing open access to data created by laser scanning, digital mod ... READ MORE
"CyArk, the non-profit organisation which preserves endangered World Heritage sites, has put together a team of survey engineers and archaeologists to demonstrate high definition laser scanning to sur ... READ MORE
Conservators, architects, academics, and armchair archaeologists will soon be able to access detailed digital documentation of some of the world’s most famous cultural sites via the Web.
At press t ... READ MORE
Professional Surveyor Magazine has honored CyArk co-founder Ben Kacyra as one of the 25 most influential individuals in the surveying community.
"As a civil engineer who taught surveying at the col ... READ MORE
Cultural Heritage can be defined as monuments, buildings, or landscapes of "outstanding universal value from the point of view of history, art or science." These sites are often under threat from envi ... READ MORE
In the forests of Guatemala’s El Petén region lie the ruined cities of one of the world’s great ancient cultures, the Maya. Tikal was the largest and one of the most important urban centers of Mayan c ... READ MORE
Imagine a device with spiderlike tripod legs, connected to a large cube that shoots a green laser beam. The beam scans the Orinda Theatre, then boomerangs back to a wired laptop computer.
No, it's ... READ MORE