Posted: February 27, 2012 by Wildcat in Uncategorized

The Smithsonian, the world’s largest museum and research institution, has embarked on an ambitious endeavor to share a lot more of their work with the world. The museum holds an overwhelming 137 million pieces in their archive, but is only capable of exhibiting approximately 2% to the public at any given time. Through the use of advanced 3D tools, the museum plans to digitally archive, replicate, and showcase a number of their most treasured works in galleries and exhibitions across the globe. (via The Smithsonian Utilizes Recent Strides In 3D Technology | The Creators Project)

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