The Tsuzuri Project: Technology to Recreate Cultural Assets

The high-definition reproduction of the Tsuzuri Project faithfully reproduces the subtle appearance and texture of valuable Japanese cultural assets. Canon's technology reduces the burden on cultural assets and creates reproductions worthy of appreciation.

Created : September 2019    03'47''

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