Smithsonian X 3D, Print Artifacts in 3D From The Smithsonian Museum



3D printing seems to be all the rage as of late. It seems you can print anything from a working gun to your dead pet. Well, now the Smithsonian is getting into the act with their Smithsonian X 3D web portal which will allow users to print artifacts from their collection. This would be very cool to have actual pieces of history and nature in your home.

“With only 1% of collections on display in Smithsonian museum galleries, digitization affords the opportunity to bring the remaining 99% of the collection into the virtual light,” said Günter Waibel, Director of the Smithsonian’s Digitization Program Office.

Watch the video below to check it out then hit the source link after.

Source: Elite Daily

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