MIT uses Kinect scanner to create 3D models of Sue the Tyrannosaurus rex

MIT uses Kinect scanner to create 3D models of Sue the Tyrannosaurus rex

Researches from MIT have used a Kinect scanner to immortalize the famous T. rex fossil displayed in Chicago’s Field Museum. Known as Sue, the enormous skeleton’s jaw was found to be too large for a team of forensic dentists’ dental scanners to analyze and so contacted MIT’s Camera Culture group to develop a new scanning system with the Kinect. Sue is the largest, most complete and most extensive Tyrannosaurus rex ever found. Discovered by namesake Sue Hendrickson in 1990, the skeleton has been the subject of much debate for its peculiar holes in the jaw. Yet there has been […]

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