Experts produce digital scan of historic Queen Mary steamer



She was saved from the wrecker’s yard by the hard work of a dedicated group of volunteers. Now the Queen Mary, the last remaining Clyde-built turbine steamship, has been preserved for the digital age.
Experts at the school of simulation and visualisation, part of Glasgow School of Art, have produced detailed scans the 1930s passenger ferry while she was dry-docked in Greenock.
Using the latest laser scanning technology, one million harmless laser beams per second were fired at TS Queen Mary to create a precise 3D image.
The image will be compared to future scans to monitor rates of decay or... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 41
Source: Scotsman
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