The San Antonio Missions digital preservation project provides a three-dimensional, digital model capable of recreating built surfaces with an accuracy of less than 1 centimeter.
Colo. – Critigen, a global technology consultancy for critical
infrastructure, in conjunction with the National Park Service and CyArk, has
completed field work on the San Antonio Mission project – a project that
involves the digital documentation of four of the Missions of San Antonio as
well as the oldest continually used aqueduct in North
San Antonio Missions digital preservation project provides a three-dimensional,
digital model capable of recreating built surfaces with an accuracy of less than
1 centimeter. The digital archives are so detailed and accurate that the Texas
Board of Education is considering using it in its high school history
curriculums. “What we’re creating here is history for the iPod generation," said
John Brown, Critigen’s senior 3DLS practice leader.
Critigen boasts the
world's largest, private geospatial consultancy and most often leverages its
expertise to fuse location-based data with business information to provide a
powerful capability for solving business problems. It's a burgeoning business
sector; in fact global spending on SIM services is expected to reach $14 billion
Critigen is a
global technology consultancy serving as the leader in information management
for critical infrastructure. Divested from CH2M HILL’s 62-year, $6.4 billion
engineering business, the company leverages deep domain expertise to develop
technology-based approaches for some of the most prestigious and progressive
clients in the world.
Solely focused on
the convergence of technology application and mission-critical data, Critigen
provides clients a way to visualize, collaborate, secure and manage information
- becoming the catalyst for modernizing critical infrastructure. Learn more
about how Critigen aligns 21st century demands with 21st century answers at www.critigen.com.
Critigen Uses 3-D Scans to Digitally Archive San Antonio Historic Missions
February 8, 2010