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FYI: New 3D software for reading illegible headstones

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Always on the lookout for and assessing new technologies for the Museum and Heritage communities, OGS Digitization Manager Ruthann LaBlance recently came across a very interesting article about a 3D software program that can be used for reading illegible headstones.

Called 3D Photogrammetery software, it was used this past spring on a project headed by Anthropology  Professor Grant Aylesworth of  Mount Allison University. The article, which can be found in University Affairs Magazine, talks about how Professor Aylesworth used Photogrammetery on 18th century tombstones in Fort Gaspareaux National Historic Site in New Brunswick.

Click here to read the article.