A team at the Smithsonian Institution has scanned President Barack Obama to create the first 3D printed portrait of a sitting president.
According to The Associated Press, experts scanned Obama earlier this year using two different processes: a "light stage" face scanner and hand-held 3D scanners and cameras to help build a bust of the 44th president. It took 40 hours to print.
"You can see down to the wrinkles in the skin and the pores on his face," Vince Rossi, a 3D imaging specialist, told the AP.
The bust is set to become part of the National Portrait Gallery collection.
President Obama is Now the First President to be 3D Scanned and Printed (Smithsonian.com)
—Becky Bratu, with The Associated Press