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We’ve Been Nominated!

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 15:56 -- BeauchampJW
Author: 
Günter Waibel, Director, Digitization Program Office, OCIO
Image: 
Adam Metallo, Guenter Waibel, Vince Rossi Nominated for 2014 Sammie Award

On the West Coast, they have the Oscars for those who have done good on the silver screen. I just recently learned that on the East Coast, we have the Sammies for those who have done good in federal government. The Sammies, also known as the Samuel J.

Hidden Features of 3D Explorer - Ambient Occlusion Maps

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 14:28 -- BeauchampJW
Author: 
Vince Rossi, DPO 3D Imaging
Image: 
Cosmic Buddha Sculpture

Watch this video and learn how to use the Smithsonian 3D Explorer’s ambient occlusion map tools to pull out surface detail that is hard to see with the naked eye. Ambient occlusion maps allow you to darken areas of high curvature and lighten areas of low curvature.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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