Tangible digitization – Part 2

By Tina Schneider in Media and Storytelling


On the trail of the accessible tactile experience, the Mediasphere For Nature team continues with the development of an upscaled tactile model of a dor beetle. This article shows current project developments and provides an outlook on the final project stage. 

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Tangible digitization

By Tina Schneider in Media and Storytelling


A current Mediasphere For Nature research project not only examines the topic “accessibility”, but also provides an innovative example of how to re-use our in-house collection objects. The focus is on a small inhabitant of our native wildlife: the dor beetle.

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Tactile crocodile at Exponatec in Cologne

By Tina Schneider in Events


Our accessible crocodile model was again able to inspire trade fair visitors. The model was exhibited for three days at the most important trade fair for museums in Europe, the EXPONATEC COLOGNE.

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The barrier-free crocodile – an exhibit for the senses

By Nadja Heinisch und Eva Waldherr (werk5) in Lab


In a cooperation project of the Mediasphere For Nature and werk5 , an original specimen of a saltwater crocodile from the collection of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin was digitized by 3D scanning. A full-size 3D model was created that cannot only be admired visually but can also be explored through our senses of hearing and touching.

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