The Picturepark Connector for IIIF Micr.io enhances content delivery for content managed and stored in Picturepark:
- High-Resolution Zoomable Imagery (images up to 150 000 pixels).
- Zoomable, interactive 360° images with tours.
- Full IIIF Support for Image API and Presentation API.
- Cloud-hosted global delivery via Micr.io Google Cloud and CDN.
Micr.io offers solutions for museums, artists, photographers, broadcasting companies - Any vertical that wants to offer a real close look at their products or offer tours.
Micr.io is an award-winning platform, with IIIF compatibility for interactive and visual storytelling with high-resolution images (the highest resolution since 2015). Micr.io is Used by broadcasting companies, museums, artists, photographers, and other professionals.
The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF, generally pronounced “triple-eye-eff”) is an open standard for high-quality content delivery online at scale, to deliver visual content from servers to different sites and applications, to be viewed or interacted with (e.g. virtual tours). The IIIF Consortium (IIIF-C) (with global research libraries, national libraries, archives, software companies, digital agencies, and aggregators) share a set of goals:
Improve research and provide researchers with uniform and rich access to the digitized visual resources of the world
API definition and maintenance to enable interoperability between repositories (#nosilo)
Developing, cultivating, and documenting shared technologies that provide a world-class user experience in viewing, comparing, manipulating, and annotating digitized visual and audio materials
Possible Workflow for Museums.
- Create Object in inventory management (e.g. MuseumPlus).
Sync metadata with Picturepark.
Get high-res preview links from Picturepark.
- Mark object as “online database object”.
Flag updated in Picturepark.
- Online database objects are automatically uploaded to Micr.io.
Picturepark high-res files uploaded to Micr.io.
Micr.io links added to Picturepark.
Online Gallery gets Micr.io IIIF links from Picturepark.