Looking to China: 3D and augmented reality applications in the Jinsha Site Museum with its famous gold, jade and ivory artifacts. Visitors to the Jinsha Museum can use an app to explore the relics, see how they look in 3D, and learn more about what they were used for.

Museums around the world are celebrating International Museum Day, and in China, museums are seeing a surge in popularity. In 2008, the country started offering free admission at more of its museums, leading to a huge jump in attendance at some facilities. With the number of visitors on the rise, many museums are looking for new ways to bring the past “to life” for visitors. Zheng Yibing shows us how a museum in Sichuan is using technology to accomplish that goal.

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