RAPID + TCT 2021 Day 1: FormAlloy, Protolabs, Dyndrite, & More
Finally, after what felt like a very long, long time, North America’s largest, most influential additive manufacturing (AM) event got back to business! The 30th edition of RAPID + TCT…
LiDar and Its Applications Part 14 – Watershed and Stream Delineation
This is an article that focuses on interesting applications within LiDar and stream delineation. This field requires specific usages that differ from other applications of LiDar and 3D visualization.
LiDar and its Applications Part 11 – Solar Planning
This article talks about the value of solar planning and resource management. The way LiDar technology can be used to help in urban development along with solar energy planning is vital for a Circular Economy thought process.
LiDar and its Applications Part 10 – Flood Prevention
In this article, we talk briefly about how we can use LiDar to inform our risk analysis for floods.
LiDar and its Applications Part 8 – Tourism
This is an article that briefly talks about managing and creating large National Parks that will account for tourist management as well as resource management. We as technologists are able to effect our environment heavily.
LiDar and its Applications Part 7 – Precision Forestry
In this article, we talk about precision forestry and how we utilize LiDar to make intelligent decisions on the future growth of a forest.
LiDar and its Applications Part 6 – Forest Fires
This is a brief article on how we can use LiDar and 3D environment data to manage the risks of forest fires.
GE Research: Need for Speed in Computing to Integrate Artificial Intelligence and 3D Printing
“I feel the need…the need for speed!” That iconic line was spoken by US Navy fighter pilots Maverick (Tom Cruise) and Goose (Anthony Edwards) in the 1986 action movie…
Interview with Senvol’s Annie Wang on Data for 3D Printing
A few years ago when Senvol started, it sounded like what they wanted to do was boring. A database of machines and properties, yawn. Surely this wasn’t a start up…
Industry Experts Interviews: Aaron Trocola on 3D Printing Fashion & Wearable Tech
This is an interview done with Aaron Trocola. He is an industrial designer with expertise in 3D printed fashion. This article goes through some of the practicality laid within fashion and 3D printing as a whole.
South Korea Turning World’s Oldest Book of Movable Metal Print into 3D Data for Cultural Celebration
I remember the amazement I felt when, three years ago, I got to see the Latin translation of the Gutenberg Bible, known as the Vulgate, on display at the Library…
University Researchers Creating Intelligent System to Support Hybrid Manufacturing for Industrial 3D Printing Applications
Hybrid manufacturing combines both additive and subtractive manufacturing technology in a single machine system, like equipping a CNC machine with 3D printing capabilities, to make things like propellers and advanced nuclear…
CES 2018: Shining 3D Introduces Two New Accessories for EinScan 3D Scanner Series
The new product announcements coming out of CES 2018, which opened yesterday in Las Vegas, continue to roll in. It’s always an exciting show that gives companies the chance to…
Identify3D is a formnext Startup Challenge Winner and Announces Two New 3D Printing Data Security Partnerships
Like just about everyone who’s anyone in the 3D printing world, digital supply chain software provider Identify3D is at formnext in Frankfurt this week. In addition to demonstrating its technology…
3D Images of 20,000 Vertebrates Open Source with oVert Museum Specimen Initiative
While 3D scanning has been used to solve a murder case and recreate a metal passenger aircraft, among other things, it’s really making a positive impact for museums. But I’m…
3D Data Shows What Makes the Heart Beat – in High-Resolution Detail
I’ve often read the phrase “my heart skipped a beat” in novels where it was used to describe a giddy, romantic feeling. I understand what authors are going for, but…
Carmera Officially Launches to Gather Real-Time 3D Mapping Data for Autonomous Vehicle Makers…and Everyone Else
While it’s true that social media connects pretty much everyone these days, on a different level, roads are what physically connect us – to the grocery store, to school and work,…
3D Imaging Solutions Provider FARO Acquires mwf-technology, Increasing Mobile Virtual and Augmented Reality Footprint
3D measurement and imaging solutions provider FARO, whose valuable services in the field of forensics we’ve written about before, recently announced its acquisition of German augmented reality (AR) solutions company mwf-technology GmbH….
3D Technology Reveals New Information about Citizens of Pompeii
Despite the fact that the village of Pompeii was wiped off the face of the Earth nearly 2,000 years ago, it continues to hold the popular imagination in thrall. One reason…