Digitization: Public Launch of Smithsonian’s 3-D Collection Program Set For Wednesday
The launch will take place on Wednesday (November 13, 2013) at a news conference in D.C.
We will update this post with additional info and links when it becomes available.
From the Smithsonian Institution:
The Smithsonian will launch the public component of its 3-D digitization program Nov. 13. Twenty collection objects from its museums have been digitized using the latest in 3-D technology. Those objects will be unveiled in a new website and specially built app that will transform how the public can interact with Smithsonian content.
The press conference kicks off the Smithsonian X 3D conference, a two-day event highlighting how 3-D technologies will transform the work of the Smithsonian and museums and research institutions worldwide.
Learn More About the X 3D Conference
A “tech gallery” will be open to the public during the conference.
See Also: Video: A Brief Introduction to 3D Scanning at the Smithsonian Institution (May 2013)
See Also: 3D Systems Partners With the Smithsonian on Landmark 3D Digitization Project (September 2012)
See Also: Smithsonian turns to 3D to bring collection to the world (February 2012; via CNET)
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