New 3-D Scanner Improves the Chances to Preserve and Study Works of Art

Art historians at Frankfurt's "Liebieghaus" sculpture collection are using a new high speed three dimensional scanner on this 500-year-old sculpture to create a digital archive record in a matter of minutes. While there have been other 3-D scanners on the market, what stands out with the CultLab3D is its time and cost efficiency, explains Pedro Santos of the Fraunhofer Institute which developed the device.

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