Connecting People, Art and Ideas

A Linked Data Educational Application

Visual - Conceptual - Contextual

LINKED CANVAS is an easy-to-use tool designed for the cultural heritage community as well as schools and colleges to build interactive educational resources. LINKED CANVAS helps people to explore artworks and artefacts visually, conceptually and contextually.
LINKED CANVAS is an easy-to-use tool designed for the cultural heritage community as well as schools and colleges to build interactive educational resources. LINKED CANVAS helps people to explore artworks and artefacts visually, conceptually and contextually.
Bacchus and Ariadne, 1520-3, Titian, National Gallery, London
Design Discovery Tools & Guided Tours

Upload and annotate images and tag them using Linked Open Data subject vocabularies such as Getty, Iconclass and Library of Congress. Link to databases like DBpedia as well as online media resources such as YouTube. Showcase special collections and exhibitions and provide guided tours with your own audio-visual narration. Design interactive student learning activities and teaching aids.
Engage Your User Communities
Reach a worldwide audience; connect with schools and higher education programs; support curators and conservators; engage with art historians and academics.
Leverage Linked Open Data Resources
Adopt and reuse Linked Open Data; curate in-house taxonomies and ontologies; annotate and index points of interest; provide guided tours with embedded or linked multimedia.
Collaborate Using Open Industry Standards
Collaborate with the global cultural heritage community using the Linked Data Platform; the Web Annotation Data Model; and the International Image Interoperability Framework.
Deploy In-house or in the Cloud
Develop applications with speed and ease; publish to multiple platforms including SPARQL endpoints; scale up or down; host temporary exhibitions or permanent online galleries.

Who can use it

How is it licensed

How is it supported

LINKED CANVAS is designed to meet the needs of anyone in the cultural heritage, education and publishing communities:
  • GLAMs: Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums
  • Schools, colleges & universities 
  • Scholars & academic researchers
  • Academic publishing companies
  • Art publishing companies
  • Cities & tourist organizations
  • Individual art historians & authors 
Enterprise-wide perpetual or subscription licenses are available for organizations requiring dedicated on-premise deployment and supporting services.

Cloud hosted Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) licenses are also available.  Cloud solutions enable systems to be rapidly deployed and scaled up and down as needed.  

Linked Canvas is available for individual users as well as small to large organizations.
LINKED CANVAS is produced by Synaptica, a leading provider of enterprise-class semantic software solutions.

Synaptica provides professional services including: ontology design; legacy data migration; systems integration; custom feature development; as well as ongoing maintenance and technical support.

All users have access to online help and technical support. 

Who can use it

How is it licensed

How is it supported

LINKED CANVAS is designed to meet the needs of anyone in the cultural heritage, education and publishing communities:
  • GLAMs: Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums
  • Schools, colleges & universities 
  • Scholars & academic researchers
  • Academic publishing companies
  • Art publishing companies
  • Cities & tourist organizations
  • Individual art historians & authors 
Enterprise-wide perpetual or subscription licenses are available for organizations requiring dedicated on-premise deployment and supporting services.

Cloud hosted Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) licenses are also available.  Cloud solutions enable systems to be rapidly deployed and scaled up and down as needed.  

Linked Canvas is available for individual users as well as small to large organizations.
LINKED CANVAS is produced by Synaptica, a leading provider of enterprise-class semantic software solutions.

Synaptica provides professional services including: ontology design; legacy data migration; systems integration; custom feature development; as well as ongoing maintenance and technical support.

All users have access to online help and technical support.