Resurrect3D

screenshot of a 3D modeled mbira on Resurrect3D

Resurrect3D is a browser-based 3D viewer currently in development by the Digital Scholarship Lab and the Lazarus Project. It is designed specifically as an open source alternative to services such as Sketchfab, with a suite of tools designed to facilitate scholarship and research of 3D objects. Contact digitalscholarshiplab [at] library.rochester.edu for more information.

Examples
Tuatara Skull (ward project)
mbira (Sekuru’s stories)
Hunt-Lenox globe (NYPL)
Instructions and Features
How to upload 3D files into Resurrect 3D and upload them to WordPress sites
A quick overview of Resurrect3D’s advanced features

Social & Collaborative Virtual Reality

screenshot of a mozilla hubs world that is very colorful

Studio X staff have experimented with the following platforms:

  • AltspaceVR – free, popular with XR community
  • Engage VR – powerful platform for meetings, presentations, classes, and events (no Mac, $$$)
  • Frame VR – platform for presentations and meetings (still in beta but free for now)
  • Breakroom by Sinespace – powerful platform for meetings, presentations, classes, and events ($$$)
  • Spatial – free platform for meetings but does not support full functionality for web
  • VirBELA – powerful platform for meetings, presentations, classes, and events ($$$)

Questions? We’re happy to provide more information on these platforms.

Platform Comparison Resources