In a pilot project, 500,000 insects will be processed and digitized in the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin by the end of April 2022 – in front of the visitors. „digitize! from 27 October 2021, combining exhibition with working space and thus creating an authentic encounter with digital transformation. Together with partners from business and science, the Dutch company Picturae has developed a digitization conveyor for insects, which is now being used at the museum for the first time. In the high-throughput process, up to 5,000 insects per day – with a maximum size of eight centimeters – will be digitized via a method, faster than ever before. And that’s just the beginning.

Quelle: IDW Informationsdienst Wissenschaft