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Frighteningly Realistic 3D Printable Zombies Created Via Photogrammetry

Everyone loves a good zombie, don’t they? Well, maybe not everyone – I’ve known a few people whose worst fears are genuinely related to a potential zombie apocalypse. I can…

Photographer Henry Reichhold Uses 3D Photogrammetry and 3D Printing to Capture London in Bronze

As with most advanced technology, photography used to be something that only the wealthy could afford; however the 20th century is when that would change. Eventually the prices of cameras…

Archaeologists Learn About Rare Marble Medusa Head Using 3D Photogrammetry

A University of Nebraska–Lincoln team of archaeologists and a group of Turkish students were slowly excavating a series of ancient Roman ruins in southern Turkey when they made a thrilling…

Preserving Shipwrecks Using 3D Printing and 3D Photogrammetry

In 2009, an area off the coast of North Carolina nicknamed the Graveyard of the Atlantic was pummeled by a series of fierce, back-to-back winter storms. After weeks of churning…

Industrial Drones and Photogrammetry Provide Survey Data for 3D Printable Models

When drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), make the news these days they are typically discussed in reference to military and, increasingly more often, commercial use. However, one French company…

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Epic Games Buys Sketchfab: Analysis

Epic Games has acquired Sketchfab, an online platform for displaying 3D content. The site has over 4 million files on display and 5 million members. With Sketchfab, companies, designers, and…

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GoProto Buys 3D Systems’ Australian Site, Largest 3D Printing Service in APAC Region

With manufacturing facilities in San Diego, California and Melbourne, Australia, rapid manufacturing company GoProto offers quick-turn, on-demand, services and solutions for 3D printing, CNC machining, injection molding, sheet metal, and more,…

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iPhone 12 Pro’s LiDAR Scanning and 3D Printing: What will it Mean?

For years people have been speculating when or if 3D scanning will come to mobile phones. Apple’s acquisition of several 3D scanning companies and Google’s Project Tango fueled endless discussions. But,…

ASTM International Proposes a New 3D Printing Standard for Data Registration

ASTM International’s additive manufacturing (AM) technologies committee is developing a new standard that will help with data registration in AM processes to extract and characterize process signatures used to control…

3D Printing for Reconstruction of Human Skeletal Remains

While 3D printing offers many users the ability to create and innovate completely new designs and products, such technology can also be put to very good use for filling in…

Digital Survey Technology & 3D Printing Used to Create Model of Ancient Mayan Acropolis

Located in the northern Petén Department of Guatemala near the Salsipuedes River, La Blanca is an ancient Mayan settlement, and one of its main archaeological focal points is the Acropolis,…

More Caves From China’s Yungang Grottoes are Reproduced Thanks to 3D Printing

Archaeology labs, museums, and cultural heritage institutions around the world have been using 3D printing technology to fabricate countless objects and provide access to cultural heritage. Thanks to additive manufacturing,…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Five: Face Shields and Masks

As a hospitalist mentioned in a previous post on the efforts of 3D printing companies to address the coronavirus outbreak, some 3D printed parts may be safer and easier to…

China: Smart Phones as Imaging Devices for Human Bones to be 3D Printed & Used in Education

Researchers from China assess the further potential for the smartphone in medical applications, outlining their findings in ‘Evaluating phone camera and cloud service-based 3D imaging and printing of human bones…

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