ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 2-02 – Excavating in cyberspace: An interview with Jeremy Brooks

hosted by Otis Crandell

In this episode, I talk with Jeremy Brooks about the uses of virtual reality in archaeology, and the AVROD Virtual Reality platform.

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Some useful terminology and links

AVROD (Archaeological Virtual Reality Online Database)
A pioneering VR platform dedicated to digitizing and disseminating the world’s archaeological and cultural heritage sites for scientific and public study and exploration. Its mission is to enhance the way researchers share and study archaeological data while creating an innovative and engaging medium for public users to learn and experience world history.

Virtual reality
A simulated experience that can be similar to or completely different from the real world.

Augmented reality
An interactive experience of a real-world environment where the objects that reside in the real world are enhanced by computer-generated perceptual information.


In the news

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Local Tech Company Launches Virtual Reality Platform For Users To Explore Global, Historical & Archaeological Sites

Trent University grad student’s VR platform for archaeologists wins Cubs’ Lair

Sky’s The Limit for Archaeology Student’s Innovative VR Platform


About Jeremy Brooks

Jeremy is an archaeologist based in Peterborough, Canada. He completed a master’s degree at Trent University and founded the company AVROD and developed the database and platform used by AVROD.





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