LG G6 review Samsung Galaxy S8 Apple iPhone X Samsung Galaxy Note 8 HTC U 11 Sony Xperia L1
LG G6 review Samsung Galaxy S8 Apple iPhone X Samsung Galaxy Note 8 HTC U 11 Sony Xperia L1
Apple iPhone
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
Mark Peters : March 3th 2006 - 03:45 CET

HP and the Kyoto International Culture Foundation

Digital Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Camera Review Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
HPHP and the Kyoto International Culture Foundation : HP and the Kyoto International Culture Foundation today announced a program to preserve a critical element of Japan's heritage through the digital replication of fine art from 3,500 temples and shrines, beginning with artwork created between the 13th and 17th centuries. The original paintings have been deteriorating due to the effects of time, climate and air pollution and were in danger of being lost forever. The foundation chose HP for the Kyoto Digital Archive Project, initiated in 2000, because of the company's ability to provide a complete fine art replication solution, including very high-quality large-format printers and powerful IT resources for long-term, secure storage.
HP and the Kyoto International Culture FoundationARTExpo tradeshow in New York
The first digitally created prints are being unveiled at special preview events in New York City and during the annual ARTExpo tradeshow in New York's Jacob K. Javits Center, March 2 - 6. "HP is honored to be working on such a historically significant program with the Kyoto International Culture Foundation," said Vyomesh Joshi, executive vice president, Imaging and Printing Group, HP. "The technology we've developed enables us to produce reproductions with a depth of detail and color that makes them almost indistinguishable from the originals." The new digital reproductions will be displayed in place of the originals at the Kyoto shrines while the original artwork will be moved to a more secure and controlled environment for preservation. Three of the Kyoto images - rarely seen outside of Japan - will be displayed at the New York events:

"The Five Great Guardian Gods of Buddhism"
- from the Daigo-ji Temple, classified as a national treasure in Japan
"Tigers," including "Tiger Drinking Water,"
- by Tanyu Kano from the Nanzenji Temple, an important cultural property in Japan
"Landscape of Katata"
- by Tosa Mitsunobu from the Zuihouin House, Daitokuji Temple.

Kyoto International Culture Foundation
These are the first reproductions to be produced as part of a multi-year program that will demonstrate how HP technology is aiding in the preservation of the world's art masterpieces.
By collaborating with HP, the Kyoto International Culture Foundation will be able to use the fine art reproductions to share their rich cultural heritage with the approximately 40 million visitors who travel to this UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site every year. A major center of Japanese culture, Kyoto is home to a third of the country's national treasures. The complex process of replicating and storing intricate artwork leverages HP's unique capacity to provide a complete solution featuring PCs, servers, storage devices, printers, color management technologies and managed services.

HP Digital Imaging Products
Among the many HP products used for the project are the HP xw4300 Workstation, the HP Compaq nx7200 Notebook, the HP mp2210 Digital Projector, the HP Officejet 6210 All-in-One printer, the ProCurve Networking by HP Switch 2724, the HP ProLiant ML100 server and - most importantly - the HP Designjet 5500 UV 60-inch large-format printer with HP 83 UV ink supplies.

Japanese Washi paper
To maintain the look and feel of the original artwork, the printing process features Japanese Washi paper. A Japanese artist using traditional techniques completes the replication process with a gold leaf application. The end result is a fine art replica that withstands the wear and tear of urban pollution, weather and a host of other causes of deterioration, while allowing the safe preservation of the originals.

Protection of the precious historical and cultural heritage
"We are committed to the protection of the precious historical and cultural heritage of Kyoto through the digital archive program," said Tatsushi Kani, president, Kyoto International Culture Foundation. "After working with HP and experiencing firsthand their dedication to our vision, we knew we had found the right partner with which we could not only entrust our country's ancient fine art, but also share it with the world."

About the Kyoto International Culture Foundation
The Kyoto International Culture Foundation supports training, research and educational activities that aim to contribute to the understanding and development of international culture to promote international exchanges in the regional community of Kyoto. The foundation is also committed to digital archiving in order to preserve precious cultural and historical icons of the Kyoto region.

About HP
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. For the four fiscal quarters ended Jan. 31, 2006, HP revenue totaled $87.9 billion. More information about HP is available at the HP website.

   HP Graphic Arts Portfolio
   Technology Service and Support certification Award
   Art of Digital Photography
   Next  Kodak EasyShare cameras receive Red Dot Award
   Previous  Ipex 2006 Fujifilm unveils its Graphic Arts strategy
   News by brand:HP
   News by category:Source of Information
   News by brand and category:HP Source of Information

Android smartphone
Latest HP announcements
HP TouchPad Tablet
HP Officejet 100
HP Notebooks
HP camcorders
HP CW450
HP PW550
HP PW460t
HP SW450
HP V5560u
HP V5061u
HP V1020h
HP Pavilion desktop PC
HP Photosmart Premium Web-Connected printer
HP Mini Notebooks
Latest news headlines
BlackBerry smartphone with keyboard surfaces
Nintendo 3DS XL SNES Classic edition
Apple Pay Cash coming to Europe
Dutch startup will change Li-Ion battery industry
Popular holiday toys in 2017
Huawei Mate 10 Pro specs surface
Samsung Premier Cinema LED screen
Panasonic Lumix GH5 review with firmware v2.0
Sony PlayStation VR headset released
Huawei EnVizion 360 VR Camera
New BlackBerry phone coming up
Honor 6C Pro surfaces
Huawei Pay mobile payment service for United States
Full-grain leather iPhone X cases from Dutch vendor
GoPro Fusion 360 degree camera to launch at CES 2018
  5G Accessories Android Galaxy iPhone Rumors Premium smartphones Camera Camera test Nikon SLR Underwater photography   CES CeBIT IFA Photokina PMA