As Director of the Smithsonian’s Digitization Program Office (DPO), Diane Zorich leads an expert team in digitizing Smithsonian collections to maximize their impact for the public. She oversees mass digitization, 3D digitization, and assessment activities that develop and improve digitization processes across the Institution.
By DPO on Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:33
As 3D digitization becomes more common in collections documentation, there is a growing demand for tools to address the specific needs of 3D data stewardship. Central to this is the identification and creation of metadata models to describe these digital surrogates.
Google Expeditions AR Brings Smithsonian 3D Models into the Home and Classroom via Augmented Reality
By Marc Bretzfelder on Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:20
Capturing the imagination of students who have “seen it all” is an age-old challenge; and fitting emerging technologies into the classroom has long been a hit-or-miss proposition.
While the 3D Digitization Team focuses on the technology of 3D imaging, Kathy stays behind the scenes, trying to keep the team organized, encouraging everyone to head the same direction and creating repeatable processes for Program and Project manglement. In a former life, Kathy spent 12 years living out of a suitcase