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Smithsonian Institution acquires full-color Mimaki 3D printer

The Smithsonian Institution has installed a full-color 3D printer from Mimaki at its Smithsonian Exhibits (SIE) studios in Landover, MD. The technology will be used by the Smithsonian to explore new exhibition practices for its various museums and offices.  . Made up...

Recreating the voice of a 3,000-year-old mummy using 3D printing

We know that 3D printing is being used as a tool to help preserve artefacts and share cultural histories, but apparently it is also being used to preserve sound, so to speak.  . A team from the Royal Holloway University of London and the University of York have used...

How 3D printing is transforming museums

In the recent years, museums and other cultural institutions around the world have become one of the most interesting targets for application of 3D printing due to the specific character of the objects that these institutions study, collect and exhibit.  . These...

Can 3D printing drive repatriation efforts in museums?

Researchers in Brighton are exploring how 3D printing technologies can help museums in repatriation efforts.  . Myrsini Samaroudi and Karina Rodriguez Echavarria from the University of Brighton are investigating how printing 3D replicas of artifacts can enable people...

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