3D imaging

Image-Guided Surgery Solutions from Philips Feature 3D Printing and AR

At the first online meeting of the Foundation Institute of Development and Integration of Health (IDIS) Innovation Committee in Spain, Phillips presented its latest solutions in terms of image-guided surgery,…

Finland: Studying the Impact of Medical Imaging Inaccuracies on End-Use Implants

Finnish researchers report on inaccuracies in the AM process chain, releasing their findings in ‘Cumulative Inaccuracies in Implementation of Additive Manufacturing Through Medical Imaging, 3D Thresholding, and 3D Modeling: A…

New Imaging Technique Helps to Understand Bioprinted Glioblastoma Tumors

With cancer as the second leading cause of death globally, hundreds of researchers continue their efforts to fight the disease. Years of oncology investigations have suggested that each person’s cancer…

Could Transparent Human Organs Help Create Artificial 3D Printed Ones?

Imagine being able to understand and see the complex structures of human organs at the cellular level. On February 13, a group of researchers in Germany’s Ertürk Lab, in the…

HEXWAVE: Waving Goodbye to “Threat” of 3D Printed Guns?

3D printed guns remain a controversy, despite the comparatively little threat they pose compared to mass-produced weaponry (that isn’t to say that there are no dangers to the technology). As…

Interview with Len Wanger of Deer Valley Ventures

This is an interview with Len Wagner, the Chief Technology Manager of Impossible Objects. Len has great insight into the world of technology as well as finance and gives some good thoughts on the future of the additive industry.

Bioprinting 101 – Part 12, Phantoms

3D Printed Breast Phantom Within the bioprinting area, a phantom refers to a model of the body or of a specific part thereof. Typically we are using replicas of an…

Bioprinting 101: Part 7 – Applications

We have discussed a lot about materials within bioprinting as well as different printers that are used to work on bioprinting technology. We have not had an in-depth focus on…

CT Scans and 3D Printed Model Help Kodiak the Two-Toed Sloth Fix His Smile

3D printing is often put to the test by helping out our animal friends, from furry and feathered to scaled and shelled…and now, the two-toed sloth. One-year-old Kodiak resides at Busch…

Fovia Releases Versatile F.A.S.T. Cloud Development

Fovia, Inc., a Silicon Valley-based visualization company, recently announced the launch of F.A.S.T. Cloud Development, a major addition to their XStream HDVR Software Development Kit (SDK) Suite. Fovia is a world leader in advanced…

Flinders University Uses 3D Scanning to Study Dutch East India Shipwrecks

3D scanning has proven to be a key driver in the growth of the 3D printing industry and continues to open the door for new applications and research. A team…

3D Printed Palmyra Arch Honored for Engaging the Public with Research

In 2015, the University of Oxford, Harvard University, and Dubai’s Museum of the Future came together to form the Institute for Digital Archaeology (IDA) and begin an inspirational project to preserve history and cultural heritage in the…

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…

Cappasity Announces Development of ARToken-Powered Blockchain Ecosystem for Quick and Easy AR/VR/3D Content Creation

Cappasity, founded in 2013, is on a mission: to make 3D digitizing as simple as photography. The startup is known for its in-store browsing experience, with interactive 3D images, to…

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…

Researchers Develop New 3D Imaging Method as a More Cost-Effective, Accurate Way to Visualize Cells in Tumors

Advanced 3D imaging has been used often in the medical field, for applications as varied as to study the internal body structure of humans, prove if genes can influence our facial…

Making History Accessible: 3D Scanning, 3D Printing and Forensics Archaeology Recreate the Face of the Lady of Cao

While many say that 3D printing is the technology of the future, it’s often used as a gateway to the past, making ancient history more accessible to everyone. The technology…

Materialise’s 3D Printing and Imaging Technology Helps Medical Professionals in Clinical Trials

When it comes to medical products, whether it’s a drug or a device, almost nothing gets to market without being tested extensively in clinical trials first. It’s a long, often…

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…

3D Printing Among Advanced Technologies Newly Appointed Ford President & CEO Looks to for Motor Giant’s Future

Do you remember your first car? Mine was a little green Ford Contour, which I adored and named Baby. My parents purchased the secondhand car when I was 18, and…

Texas Researchers to Use 3D Imaging and 3D Printing to Help Pelvic Surgery Patients Recover Faster

Dr. B.J. Fregly is a mechanical engineer by background, but his work has affected the medical field as much as that of some medical doctors. Dr. Fregly has spent decades…

Researchers in Guatemala Use LIDAR 3D Scanning in Mirador Basin, Discover Ancient Network of Superhighways

It’s one thing to use a 3D scanner to scan a person, animal, or object, and use the scan to 3D print an object you can pick up and hold,…

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….

Philips IntelliSpace Portal 9.0 Includes Enhanced 3D Imaging and 3D Printing Features

Philips is one of those companies that seems to have a technological solution for just about everything. The company has been a consistent and creative presence in the 3D printing…