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Augmented History: How 3D Scanners Are Digitizing Ruins

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May 1, 2013
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Augmented History: How 3D Scanners Are Digitizing Ruins World Monuments Fund - Empire State Building After an introduction by Glenn Boornazian of WMF's conservation project at St. Trophime, Didier Happe will present some of the exciting new ways technology is allowing the public to explore heritage sites. Art Graphique et Patrimoine's work at St. Trophime gives the viewer unique, interactive opportunities to learn about this masterpiece of medieval art and architecture.


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