BBC Tunnels Nominated for a Webby!

We are really proud to announce that “Explore the IS Tunnels” has been nominated for Best “VR: Cinematic or Pre-Rendered” in the 23rd Annual Webby Awards.

As a nominee, BBC Arabic is also eligible to win a Webby People’s Voice Award, which is voted online by fans across the globe. From now until April 18th, fans can cast their votes at Let’s help the site win, vote now!

BBC Arabic digitally reproduced Assyrian antiquities using photogrammetry and hosted them in a Web app powered by Sketchfab.

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Our 3D viewer helped the BBC create an immersive experience where users can explore and study every detail close-up, as if right there with both audio and visual effects. For more detailed information about this digital preservation of cultural heritage, you can read our full case study.