Making History Accessible: 3D Scanning, 3D Printing and Forensics Archaeology Recreate the Face of the Lady of Cao

While many say that 3D printing is the technology of the future, it’s often used as a gateway to the past, making ancient history more accessible to everyone. The technology…

Museums and First Nations Explore 3D Printing as Mechanism for Artifact Repatriation

Museums and First Nations Explore 3D Printing as Mechanism for Artifact Repatriation

November 5, 2015

How valuable can something be if you can, or potentially could, make an infinite number of copies of it? This is a question that has been lurking the shadows of…

Jon McTaggart’s Unique 3D Printer Prints Using Large Robot, Resins & Local Sands to Create Incredible ‘Artifacts’

Over the past few years, we have seen 3D printers created for large-scale prototyping, as well as machines made by hobbyists for bringing their own products from concept to reality….

Google Art Project Adds 3D Scans to Its Database of Viewable Artifacts & Art

We are all too well aware of what’s going on in parts of Africa and the Middle East. Terrorists, more ignorant, brutal, and senseless than one can even imagine, have…

3D Printed Artifacts Help Schoolchildren “Dig” Archeology

Educators know how valuable experiences that are “hands-on” or “in the field” can be for children or students of any age. Reading about a topic is one thing, but learning about…

Autodesk Releases Free Public Beta Version of Its Reality Capture Software, Memento

Autodesk has upgraded Memento from its status as technology preview to public beta and will soon be releasing a Windows desktop app version that’s cloud-connected. The app can be downloaded…

Threeding Uses Artec 3D Scanning Technology to Catalog 3D Models for Bulgaria’s National Museum of Military History

Military buffs and museums of history take their artifacts very seriously, as nothing has an impact on our planet and our generations and times like war and all the many,…

Mercer University Electronics Tech Looks to Create a 3D Printable Database of Ancient Artifacts

Over the past several months, we have found that the process of taking ancient artifacts and creating digitized replicas of them is becoming much more common. These digital replicas may…

Berlin’s Museums Integrate 3D Printing & Scanning in Several Unique Ways

Museum work often conjures up the image of a lonely art historian working in a dusty library identifying artifacts and blowing the dust off of leather bound tomes. However, just…

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