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On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 12:13 PM, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
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> Wow Diana, sounds fantastic. Can't wait to check it out!
> Jenny
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Jan 16, 2015, at 8:17 AM, Diana Marques <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>
>
> Dear All,
>
> some of you have heard me talk about “Skin & Bones” at the annual
> conference or at the GNSI-DC chapter. So I thought I would share the good
> news that the new mobile app for the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum
> is finally out!
>
> Two years in the making, this app uses augmented reality technology to
> digitally add details to several skeletons on display at the Bone Hall.
> Visitors to the oldest exhibit in the institution (dating back to the
> 1880s) can see how specimens move or look in life, by pointing their mobile
> devices to the skeletons. To create the static and animated 3D graphics we
> built some from scratch, used CT scanning, micro CT scanning, laser and
> optical scanning and also photogrammetry. They are detailed and
> scientifically correct, including a 12 feet Steller’s Sea Cow, an Eastern
> Diamondback Rattlesnake skull sinking its fangs into a virtual rodent and a
> Pileated Woodpecker with its long tongue apparatus, among others.
>
> If you are local make sure to stop by for a visit, or if DC is not close
> to you, download Skin & Bones anyway to enjoy the many videos and
> activities!
>
> Check out more info here
> <http://newsdesk.si.edu/releases/smithsonian-brings-historic-specimens-life-free-skin-and-bones-mobile-app>
> , here <http://www.mnh.si.edu/exhibits/bone-hall/> and download here
> <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skin-bones/id929733243?ls=1&mt=8>.
>
> Best,
> Diana
>
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