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Reality Capture and 3-D Visualization

This image depicts a 3-D printed human heart from actual MRI data from the University of Hawaii's John A. Burns School of Medicine.

Posted on September 16, 2015 by Scot Allen

This image depicts a 3-D printed human heart from actual MRI data graciously given to Mid-Pacific by the University of Hawaii's John A. Burns School of Medicine. The scan was from a human subject; the image was extracted from an MRI, and then converted to a 3-D mesh to be incorporated into software on campus.

"This process has allowed our students to further understand anatomical functions, aiding in-depth visualization of our future biology students," says Biology Teacher Michael Valentine.

We live and interact with a 3-dimensional world every day. By bridging the gap between Reality Capture and 3-D visualization, students will be able to immerse themselves in core curricula, helping them to understand concepts from the "inside-out," and helping them to enhance their skills as digital storytellers.