As 3D scanners and printers become more affordable, 3D modelling may increasingly be considered as a part of your heritage organisation’s digital strategy. This guide reviews key policy areas on the use and dissemination of digital assets including implications of intellectual property (IP). It also discusses the key aspects to consider when thinking about creating 3D models of your collection.
97. What implications and opportunities should we consider when using 3D scanning or printing to create 3D digital models from our collections?
If you are thinking of creating 3D models from your collection, there are several key aspects to consider. These include the copyright implications, costs and how to select appropriate artefacts to digitise.