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Esri Favorite Stories of 2020 – Augmenting Amache!

Esri has featured the Augmenting Amache StoryMap in their list of Favorite Stories of 2020! This story map was created by Emma Hardy and Sarah Alban at Eos Positioning Systems. It tells the story of Dennis Otsuji, who was born at Amache. We had a chance meeting at...

Axios News Features Amache – Recreating racism in VR to fight real racism

What they’re saying: “This is a powerful medium that allows you to experience the perspective of another person, and maybe, just maybe, you’ll change your own perspective [on] how people experienced life as a Black person,” said Ham.

Table top AR Amache Example

This video clip is an example of using FME AR to display a section of buildings from Amache in augmented reality. It can be done at the actual location, or in your dining room ... Please have a look at this quick video clip captured on my iPad Mini using FME AR. The...

Augmented Holes – How to see underground

This article discusses a possible solution for showing underground features at Amache in AR. Such features could be pipes, conduit or other buried features....

Augmenting Amache Story Map

The story map Augmenting Amache was released in February 2020 by Eos Positioning Systems. It shows some of the work being done to recreate Amache in 3D and Augmented Reality. Eos has kindly provided GNSS receiver and technical...

Preserving the History of Amache Using AR & Virtual Worlds

Safe software explained in this blog post how they used FME AR to model various data into virtual worlds in different platforms. It's inspiring to read how this can be done at a relatively large scale.He used  CesiumJS for sharing a 3D scene over the web, and Unreal...

Colorado teacher, students rebuild Japanese American prison camp piece by piece

NBC News covered the efforts by John Hopper and his students in Granada, Colorado and their work to preserve this historic site.  The article is a good read. Have a look.....

Amache 11F Rec Hall Point Cloud

The Rec Hall building of Block 11F at Amache was returned on May 17, 2018. This image shows the textured mesh rendering generated from 96 images taken in orbit around the Rec Hall. Click on the image to link to the textured mesh online. It is a large file, so may be...

Amache Barrack 12H Point Cloud

This is the barrack building as reconstructed to the original spec. The point cloud lets you zoom in and out and rotate the structure all around. The point cloud is derived from 264 images - maybe more than enough. It was captured in detail. Click on the image to go...

Amache Water Tower in 3D

This is the water tower located at the southeast corner of Amache. It is created from 300+ images captured in an orbit pattern around the water tower via drone. Click on the image to see the textured mesh online. It will load slow and is better on a desktop than a...