3D body scanning

New Algorithm Improves 3D Body Scanning Precision by 4500%

Together, research scientists from Loughborough University and the University of Manchester in the UK have developed a way to improve the precision and accuracy of 3D body scanning by a…

New Scanner Bundle Enables Full Body Medical 3D Scanning Applications

There are plenty of applications for full-body 3D scanning, including finding your exact body fat percentage and measurements, and creating customized clothing, protective gear, and prosthetics. This last example was…

Thor3D & ProtoTech Solutions Combine 3D Scanning with Body Measuring Software

Germany and Russia-based handheld 3D scanner developer Thor3D, creator of such scanning systems as the Calibry and the (now discontinued) Drake, has been practicing its trade since 2015. Recently, the…

AMS 2020 Startup Competition: Simulation Software, 3D Printed Bone, Hospital Labs, & More

I’m here in Boston, with the rest of the 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis team, for our third annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, titled “The Business of 3D Printing: Medicine, Dentistry…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 11, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re looking at auditory, instrumental, and performance 3D printed and scanned innovations, starting with an EnvisionTEC case study on its work fabricating hearing aids…

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Customized Prosthetics Shell by 3D Scanning and Printing

Reverse Designed Prosthetic Limbs by Using the EinScan 3D Scanners In the world of 3D scanning and 3D printing, reverse engineering is the most commonly used application across multiple industries….

3D Printing News Briefs: May 22, 2019

RAPID + TCT is going on this week in Detroit, Michigan, so we’re fittingly kicking off today’s abbreviated 3D Printing News Briefs with some news from the show. Henkel is…

Researchers Use 3D Printing, Scanning, and Modeling to Make Customized Protective Gear for Field Hockey

While playing sports is great fun and can be a great workout as well, it can also be dangerous. That’s why there’s been a lot of research centered around keeping athletes…

SMARTTECH 3D Scanner Gets the Job Done for Textile Measurement Study

Unitika Garments Technology is a Japanese research agency that examines the medical impact of textiles. Its research includes measuring the human body to assess the impact of garments on it…

Amazon Acquires 3D Body Scanning Company Body Labs

Shopping for clothes can be a frustrating experience – especially if you’re a woman. Sizes are seemingly arbitrary, with every store and every brand coming up with its own sizing…

Thor3D Introduces Calibration Kit for Drake 3D Scanner to Ensure Accurate Scans Every Time

Moscow-based 3D imaging company Thor3D has been taking the 3D scanning industry by storm since it first introduced its handheld Thor 3D Scanner and marking system in 2016. About a…

Body Labs Launches Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence Platform SOMA

Manhattan-based Body Labs was founded in 2013, and in early 2015 introduced the beta version of BodyKit, a set of APIs for virtualizing and simulating the human body. Body Labs is…

From Australia to the US: The mPod Uses 3D Imaging to Give You a Complete Fitness Overview

While you may be dedicated to your exercise routine, do you ever feel like you are just shooting in the dark when you go to the gym, perhaps spending a…

Realism in Retail: Long Tall Sally 3D Scans an Actual Customer for a Mannequin that Represents Real Women

It’s not often that you see a mannequin that looks even remotely human, much less that you see yourself in the one donning the clothes being sold in the store. I…

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Pre-Register Now! 3DPrint.com Hosts Free Body Labs Webinar: ‘How to Use 3D Body Imaging to Innovate In the Apparel or Footwear Industry’

Join us this Thursday for: ‘How to Use 3D Body Imaging to Innovate In the Apparel or Footwear Industry.’ This webinar is being hosted by both 3DPrint.com and Body Labs on…