Hi Res 3D Scanning being Used by Massey University To Record Artifacts Permanently

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A sit down with a scientist...

Recently, I sat down with Dr Daniel Thomas - he tried hard to hide his fantastic excitement but sitting on his desk was a project well worth getting excited about -  a David 3D scanner rig setup to scan a range of bones from reptiles, penguins, tiny bird skulls and a massive head of some sort of prehistoric creature. 

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The Scanner

The scanner he is using is a David SLS-2

You can find out more about it here:

http://www.david-3d.com/en/products/sls-2

The Results

You can also check out some of the result of the scanning here with a 3d viewer. It's likely that many of these files will be opened to the public in the future once the owners of the bone sets gives the ok.

http://www.nzfauna.ac.nz/#!3d/cdvz

This is just one snap of the object. Often Daniel takes many snaps and the software stitches them together in the solid manifold object.

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