3D Scanning

What is Metrology Part 15: Inverse Filtering

This is an article on the essence of Inverse Filtering. Within this image processing method there are two distinct methods to deblur images.

What is Metrology Part 14: Image Restoration

This is an article detailing the depth of information and and knowledge within image restoration. Be prepared to take a brief trip on the extent of this technology and how it can be utilized.

What is Metrology Part 13: Object Recognition

This is an article focused on object recognition and how humans are doing such compared to computer systems. There is an attention to detail that humans have more then robots currently.

What is Metrology Part 12: 3D Reconstruction

In this article we are taking a closer look at 3D reconstruction. It is one of the many interesting fields to study under the lens of metrology and computer vision.

What is Metrology Part 11: Computer Vision

This is a brief article on the basics of computer vision as it is an important field to understand within metrology.

What is Metrology Part 10: Certification

In this article, we are discussing the viability of certifications and how this is especially of new importance within the metrology field.

3Dflow Computer Vision Software

This is a brief company analysis of 3Dflow as well as a promotion for their upcoming workshop in September.

What is Metrology Part 8: Complex Analysis, Optics, and Metrology

This is a brief summary on the physics behind metrology, optics, and the math behind it – complex analysis. This is a fun introduction to complex physics interactions within technology.

What is Metrology Part 7: GOM

This is an overview of the organization GOM and what it does in terms of 3D technology as well as scanning. It has an interesting value proposition in the way it wants to position itself within the market.

What is Metrology Part 6: Perceptron

This is a brief summary on the company Perceptron. We will analyze the company in terms of its metrology products, but also look a little bit more indepthly to their 3D scanning.

Markforged Demonstrating its Blacksmith AI

Accuracy in Additive Manufacturing (AM), from the CAD design to the printing process, is not always easy to deliver. Companies are working hard at trying to ensure consistency and repeatability…

What is Metrology Part 5: Creaform

This is a brief business summary of Creaform. They are a major private business that is doing important things for the metrology industry. They have been in the industry for so long, but there may be room for disruption.

3D Printing News Briefs: August 3, 2019

For this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting off with a celebration – Scansite created 3D printed replicas of the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore for the 50th…

What is Metrology Part 4: Proto3000

This is an article highlighting the company Proto3000. It has an interesting business model within the metrology field as a B2B organization and it sparked my interest.

What is Metrology Part 3: FARO

This is an article highlighting the organization FARO. FARO is a major organization within the metrology field and especially within the 3D metrology field.

What is Metrology Part 2: CMM

This is an article that outlines CMM technology and how it is the basis of metrology. You will learn about some of the interesting physics involved within this field as well.

WASP Makes 3D Orthotics Modeling Accessible with Free Blender Add-On

Italian 3D printer company WASP, also known as the World’s Advanced Saving Project, stays pretty true to its name – the company always works hard to make sure its technology…

What is Metrology?

3D Metrology  What is 3D metrology? Metrology is the science of measurement. It establishes a common understanding of units, crucial in linking and understanding human activities. When we apply metrology…

Kickstarter Campaign Continues for High-Resolution Jewelry 3D Scanner

Ukrainian company D3D-s was founded four years ago by father and son team Leonid and Denys Nazarenko, and last year they successfully raised $250,000 through Kickstarter for their first desktop 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 11, 2019

We’ve got plenty of new products to talk about in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with materials from two chemical companies. WACKER announced new grades of of liquid and…

University of Montana: Analyzing Accuracy of 3D Printed Femurs for Forensic Anthropology and Bioarchaelogy

Thesis student Myriah Adonia Jo Allen (University of Montana) discusses not only the implications of 3D scanning and 3D printing overall, but more specifically, how important the technology of 3D…

Aalto School of Engineering: Reverse Engineering Spare Parts Through 3D Technology

In the recently published, ‘Methods to reverse engineer spare parts,’ thesis student Edoardo Colombo, from the Aalto School of Engineering, expounds on the benefits of digital spare parts, and their…

Inside 3D Printing Brazil: 3DC Med is Trying to Change Dentistry in Brazil

Today, Brazil is one of the countries with the most dentists in the world. With over 190,000 dentists (that’s 111 dentists for every 100,000 people), it’s no wonder the dental industry…