Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia builds huge catalog of replica 3D printed artefacts

Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia builds huge catalog of replica 3D printed artefacts

Heritage is one of the fields that is benefitting the most from 3D technology. We’ve reported before on how an antique rifle replicated through 3D scanning and printing methods so that it could be physically held by museum visitors in Poland, and this is just the tip of the iceberg. Historical educators can now make use of such tangible, accurate copies of artefacts, as can archaeologists carrying out research into eras even further back in time. A project carried out at Virginia Commonwealth University has led to the establishment of a Virtual Curation Laboratory, which over the past few […]

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