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Cyark Preserves Landmarks Through Laser Mapping

By: TopDog - Published: Nov 5, 2009   Updated: Jun 15 2011 • References: archive.cyark.org and nytimes
Experts at the Glasgow School of Art have mastered the process of laser mapping to produce exquisite images of historic landmarks and monuments that are millions of times more accurate than conventional pictures or surveys.

The Cyark laser mapping process can render images that recreate ancient landmarks in their original magnificence, or simulate destructive effects on a present day object giving observers a sneak peek into the future.

Implications - This new laser technology allows the preservation and restoration of cities that are thousands of years old. The featured images show you some of the amazing building restorations that have been created using the Cyark laser mapping process. Even if a building is in ruins, the pinpoint laser can show you what it once was.