US company digitises world landmarks

A California-based company is using 3D mapping technology to preserve endangered monuments.

    From the leaning tower of Pisa to the ancient Mayan pyramids, cultural landmarks are an important record of world history.

    But many sites are in serious disrepair and in danger of being lost or destroyed.

    Now, a California company is using three-dimensional mapping technology to preserve monuments across the globe.

    Al Jazeera's Stephanie Stanton reports from Oakland.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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