South Korea shares its 3D heritage with the world

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The South Korean museum in collaboration with the Korean Culture Agency (KCISA) and the 3D file sharing website 3Dupndown has launched a collection of 3D printable objects from scans of valuable objects from different museums in South Korea.

Exposure consists of 2000 pieces of art collected by the territory of Korea and scanned, of which there are already 89 available for download on the web. This is the starting point, those responsible for 3Dupndown they intend to continue incorporating objects until the collection is completed.

Origin of the Korean project

Alex.P.Hong, CEO of 3Dupndown Co. Ltd. was attending a exhibition organized at the beginning of the year at the Global Startup Campus in Pangyo when he came up with the idea of ​​hosting the collection of objects presented in the exhibition on his website. This center aims to be a place of technological development for startups from South Korea.

Exposure It consists of 2000 pieces of art collected by the territory of Korea and scanned, of which there are already 89 available for download on the web. This is the starting point, those responsible for 3Dupndown intend to continue incorporating objects until the collection is completed.

KCISA is the government organization charged with sharing South Korea's heritage with the world. Those responsible for the project in that organization contacted Jonathan Beck from Scan the world to coordinate the work required to scan all objects.

From the real world to the digital world

Scan the world is an ambitious project started in 2014 that aims to digitize all objects in the real world that have cultural significance significant.

Scan the World is a non-profit initiative through which we are creating a fully printable 3D digital file that includes sculptures, artworks and monuments from around the world for the public to access free of charge.

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This international project is building one of the largest online resources for artifacts and art objects from all over the world, with more than 5000 Objects. from Michelangelo's David to London's Big Ben tower.

Some of the 3D objects in the South Korean exhibition have already been printed by the global Maker community. There are artists who incorporate them into their work, makers who print replicas to decorate their home ... What use would you give to this 3D gallery?

 


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