Category Archives: cultural heritage

Preserving Mount Vernon in 3D

The goal is to create a HBIM – a “Historic” BIM to house the as-built 3D data as well as the incredible amount of historic information Continue reading

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Searching for an Ancient Civilization

The UK-led project is trying to determine how big these communities were, and to what degree they altered the landscape. Continue reading

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Think Before You Scan…

people have been accused of copyright infringement for scanning objects without permission Continue reading

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Finding Lost Treasure

These lidar-derived images show in remarkable detail the way the landscape has changed radically since King John’s time Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Retreat Preserved

In one of its rooms, Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, effectively ending slavery in the United States. Continue reading

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Scanning the Taj Mahal

The Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) will start the work of 3D laser scanning of the Taj Mahal from Wednesday to gauge its structural dimensions and strength. Continue reading

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Museum Provides Free 3D Models

The project started in 2012, when Ashley Gallant from the Usher Gallery and The Collection in Lincoln invited the artist Oliver Laric to propose an idea for the Contemporary Art Society’s Annual Award for museums. The Contemporary Art Society Annual … Continue reading

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The President, in 3D

Recently, the Smithsonian stopped by the White House to take a 3D portrait of President Obama, in what will be be the highest resolution digital model of a head of state. The bust of President Obama was created by a … Continue reading

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LiDAR News Magazine Ships

With the incredible decrease in the price of oil, which has negative ramifications for some I think 2015 is set up for growth around the world. Continue reading

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Lidar Used to Discover Ancient Goldmines

the ancient mining works of the area and the complex hydraulics system used by the Romans in the 1st century BC to extract gold (including channels, reservoirs and a double river diversion) have been discovered. Continue reading

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