Category Archives: cultural heritage

“Angkor Revealed” on Smithsonian Channel

the Smithsonian Channel will present a two part series on the investigation of an ancient Cambodian civilization. Continue reading

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Documenting the RRS Discovery

Not only did they accomplish this task, but they also created a very impressive case study on their website. Continue reading

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CyArk 500 Annual Summit 2014 is Next Week

This important cultural heritage event takes place October 7 and 8 at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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The Great Wall of China in 3D

To this end, 3 years will be dedicated to create the whole 6,000km length of the Great Wall of China and its surroundings in 3D, in high resolution. Continue reading

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Beneath the Surface of Stonehenge

A recent report by the BBC indicates that recent subsurface surveys of the area surrounding Stonehenge have revealed an amazing amount of new 3D data. Using ground penetrating radar, magnetometers and laser scanners the researchers have developed a whole new … Continue reading

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CyArk 500 Annual Summit 2014

CyArk will be hosting an Annual Summit on their efforts to scan and digitally preserve the 500 most important cultural heritage sites around the world. The event will be held in Washington, D.C. on October 7 and 8 at the … Continue reading

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Preserving NASA History

Here is a follow up video to the earlier Cape Canaveral post. The U.S. Air Force is in the process of documenting many of the historic sites with laser scanning as part of a partnership with the University of South … Continue reading

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Digitally Documenting the Lincoln Memorial

DJS donated its time and resources to gather millions of data points in order to capture accurate, reliable measurements of the monument, both interior and exterior. Continue reading

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Scanning in Afghanistan

help cultural heritage professionals in Afghanistan preserve the towers by providing baseline documentation that will underpin future conservation and preservation activities. Continue reading

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LiDAR Matches Survey

Serpent Mound in rural Adams County, Ohio, is one of the premier Native American earthworks in the hemisphere. Continue reading

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