“Recently, the Smithsonian stopped by the White House to take a 3D portrait of President Obama, in what will be be the highest resolution digital model of a head of state.”

Check out the process as captured on this YouTube video and watch how the Smithsonian made the portrait using a 3D printer along with a mobile light stage and its assorted technological marvels.


 (The source of ATG Quirkies is John Riley of Gabriel Books)