Thursday, 10 April 2014

Jisc Technology Garden - Update #1

The GB3D Fossil Types Online stand in the  Technology Garden at the Jisc Digital Festival 2014 in Birmingham raised significant interest in 3d-printing and the power of digital models for sharing objects and ideas.

MeshLab representation of 3d digital model of Iguanadon thumb spike, NEWHM G36-63  

Lawrie Phipps of Jisc was so intrigued by the digital model of an Iguanodon thumb spike in the Great North Museum, Newcastle  that he blogged about it - 

You can download the digital model for yourself from the GB3D Type Fossils online website at:

If you don't have access to a 3d printer, you can still appreciate the fossil in three dimensions by viewing the 3d stereo anaglyphs - all you need is a pair of red-cyan glasses that you can buy online for around a pound...

Red-Cyan Stereo Anaglyph of the Iguanadon thumb spike