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#NEWPALMYRA has launched its ARTIFAQ platform to collect information about all cultural heritage. You can help rebuild damaged structures like Notre Dame by uploading your photos below.

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#NEWPALMYRA Launches the ARTIFAQ Platform to collect information on all cultural heritage.

San Francisco, CA — Today, in the tragic wake of the burning of Paris' iconic Notre Dame Cathedral, #NEWPALMYRA launched ARTIFAQ, the latest version of its technology stack to research and remember endangered cultural heritage.

“#NEWPALMYRA has produced many models of monuments destroyed in Palmyra, Syria, developing a technology platform that can now be applied to other sites,” said Barry Threw, Executive Director of #NEWPALMYRA. “Most recently released was the Tetrapylon, made in collaboration with Creative Commons and re:3D, the largest 3D printed column structure in the world. #NEWPALMYRA also created the first 3D model added to Wikipedia, the Lion of Al-Lat. Our announcement today is a drive to expand the project to other cultural heritage sites, and a pledge to open up the possibility of a future space where all may collaborate.”

In support of the ARTIFAQ launch, #NEWPALMYRA has partnered with the UCSD Digital Media Lab and CalIT2m to provide technology expertize and machine learning and artificial intellegnce capabilities to improve remodeling.

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