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A Few Applications of 3D Scanning

A few months ago, I was browsing the amazing talks on the TED website, and was inspired by a presentation which discusses the use of 3D scanning to preserve historic landmarks. This process is indispensable to the digital preservation of finite structures. This rings especially true in countries and areas of the world that might be experiencing political, social or religious unrest or even areas sensitive to natural disasters as result of extreme climate change. 3D scanning was also featured a couple of years ago in a History Channel show called Death Masks. Although slightly morbid, th...