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.
By on Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:49
The orchids are the first living Smithsonian collection to be mass digitized read about it here.
Jeanine Nault's career in cultural heritage digitization started serendipitously when her work-study job in college had her scanning barcodes and packing boxes in the Digital Conversion Unit for the University of Michigan libraries. While there, she received her undergraduate degrees in Anthropology and English literature, and went on to receive a graduate degree in Museum Studies at the George Washington University here in DC.
Luis joined the DPO in April 2018 to help enrich item-level records across all units of the Smithsonian.
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