Laser scan of the Brandenburg Gate
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Using laser scanning to save world heritage sites

CyArk is a non-profit organisation seeking to digitally preserve 500 of the world's most important heritage sites within five years.

Over 90 projects including the Brandenburg Gate in Germany and the Ziggurat of Ur in Iraq have already been completed.

The sites are recorded using reality-capture technologies such as 3D laser scanning, photogrammetry and traditional survey.

BBC Click spoke to Ulrich Plechschmidt of Seagate Technology about the project.

More at BBC.com/Click and @BBCClick.

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