Category Archives: Historic Preservation

University of Michigan 3D Museum

As you can see in the video the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology is heavily involved in the use of 3D data capture. Continue reading

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Time Scanners: Petra

The PBS Time Scanners series moves to Petra this week – incredible scenery Continue reading

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Time Scanners on PBS – Updated

Time Scanners” is, to date, the biggest & best exposure for laser scanning by far to the general public.” Continue reading

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Re-creating the Liberty Bell

It took over 8 years and a large team to re-create a perfect copy of the imperfect original. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Used to Reconstruct D-Day Invasion

As we approach the 70th anniversary of this incredible battle it is important to remember the sacrifices that were made that day. Continue reading

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3D Petrie Museum

This is a simple, but elegant example of the use of 3D by the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology. Continue reading

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Preserving the New York State Pavilion

This is an opportunity for the laser scanning community to show our support for these kinds of digital preservation efforts. Continue reading

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Scanning the Gig Nana

I say amazing because I am a sculler and so these old wooden boats are works of art to me especially when compared to today’s Kevlar and carbon fiber “plastic” rowing shells. Continue reading

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Documenting Whale Fossils in South America

In a few months the Smithsonian is slated to unveil a 30-foot-long skeleton of one of the Caldera whales in the National Museum of Natural History. Continue reading

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Digitally Preserving Cape Canaveral

A team from the University of South Florida is working to preserve the history of the U.S. space program at Cape Canaveral, Florida. They have quite a challenge on their hands. “Some of these complexes are in poor shape,” said … Continue reading

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