3D imaging

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

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 year ago, the company released its second handheld scanner, the wireless Drake scanning system, which can capture both small and large objects. The body of […]

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 year ago, the company released its second handheld scanner, the wireless Drake scanning...
Cappasity Announces Development of ARToken-Powered Blockchain Ecosystem for Quick and Easy AR/VR/3D Content Creation

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 online retail, and introduced its Easy 3D Scan software in 2015; it was released a year later. Cappasity aims to develop an easy, scalable platform […]

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 online retail, and introduced its Easy 3D Scan software in 2015; it was released a...
3D Images of 20,000 Vertebrates Open Source with oVert Museum Specimen Initiative

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 not just talking about recreating pieces of artwork: scientists and researchers all over the world are using CT scan 3D imaging to scan museum specimens […]

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 not just talking about recreating pieces of artwork: scientists and researchers...
Researchers Develop New 3D Imaging Method as a More Cost-Effective, Accurate Way to Visualize Cells in Tumors

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 appearance, and even provide earlier breast cancer detection. A team of researchers with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the […]

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 appearance, and even provide earlier breast cancer detection. A team of researchers with...
Making History Accessible: 3D Scanning, 3D Printing and Forensics Archaeology Recreate the Face of the Lady of Cao

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 has been used to give faces to a plague victim from the 17th century, an Egyptian mummy, the man behind the Neolithic Jericho skull, Scottish king Robert […]

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 has been used to give faces to a plague victim from the 17th century, an Egyptian mummy,...
Materialise's 3D Printing and Imaging Technology Helps Medical Professionals in Clinical Trials

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 expensive process to bring a new medical product to the public, but several medical professionals in the United States have found that process to be […]

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 expensive process to bring a new medical product to the public, but several...
Body Labs Launches Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence Platform SOMA

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 the provider of advanced technology used to analyze body motion and shape – it collects, digitizes, and organizes all of the data and information related […]

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 the provider of advanced technology used to analyze body motion and shape – it...
3D Printing Among Advanced Technologies Newly Appointed Ford President & CEO Looks to for Motor Giant's Future

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 I drove Baby until it couldn’t drive anymore, may it rest in peace. It was a great car, which is to be expected from the […]

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 I drove Baby until it couldn’t drive anymore, may it rest in peace. It was a great car, which is to be...
Texas Researchers to Use 3D Imaging and 3D Printing to Help Pelvic Surgery Patients Recover Faster

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 building computer models that predict how patients will function after surgical or rehabilitation treatments. Using motion capture technology similar to that used by the film […]

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 building computer models that predict how patients will function after surgical or rehabilitation...
Researchers in Guatemala Use LIDAR 3D Scanning in Mirador Basin, Discover Ancient Network of Superhighways

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, but it’s quite another to 3D scan something that can’t be seen with the naked eye. 3D scanning can reveal hidden cities beneath dense jungle […]

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, but it’s quite another to 3D scan something that can’t be seen with the naked eye. 3D scanning can reveal hidden...
3D Imaging Solutions Provider FARO Acquires mwf-technology, Increasing Mobile Virtual and Augmented Reality Footprint

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. Technology from mwf allows for large, complex 3D CAD data to be transferred over to another device, like a tablet, and used for a mobile […]

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. Technology from mwf...
Philips IntelliSpace Portal 9.0 Includes Enhanced 3D Imaging and 3D Printing Features

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 world, as well, inventing everything from 3D printed customizable electric shavers to 3D printed MRIs. Now Philips is introducing a new, sophisticated platform that uses 3D […]

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 world, as well, inventing everything from 3D printed customizable electric shavers to 3D...
The Beastcam Will Use 3D Imaging to Document Every Animal Species on Earth

The Beastcam Will Use 3D Imaging to Document Every Animal Species on Earth

You may be surprised to know just how often 3D technology is able to help in saving the lives of innocent animals. Whether you are an all-out vegan, PETA-loving activist for animals, or just a more laid-back lover of all creatures, we can all generally come together to agree that if testing on animals could be […]

You may be surprised to know just how often 3D technology is able to help in saving the lives of innocent animals. Whether you are an all-out vegan, PETA-loving activist for animals, or just a more laid-back lover of all creatures, we can all generally come together...
Duke Researchers Use Metamaterials to 3D Print Acoustic Holograms

Duke Researchers Use Metamaterials to 3D Print Acoustic Holograms

Technology futurists have been talking about holography for decades now and while we would have thought it would be front and center for image display by now, that hasn’t exactly been the case. We’ve seen holographic effect technology, gaming and conference tools, and DIY concepts, but the world is still waiting to see 3D printing […]

Technology futurists have been talking about holography for decades now and while we would have thought it would be front and center for image display by now, that hasn’t exactly been the case. We’ve seen holographic effect technology, gaming and conference tools, and...
Siemens: 3D Imaging Increases Breast Cancer Detection Rate by 93%

Siemens: 3D Imaging Increases Breast Cancer Detection Rate by 93%

$95 billion company Siemens, the world’s largest Europe-based engineering company, recently revealed that 3D imaging technologies can detect breast cancer and tumors significantly earlier and more efficiently compared to traditional 2D mammography methods. Mammography is a particular medical imaging method that is utilized to create an x-ray model of the breast. According to the American […]

$95 billion company Siemens, the world’s largest Europe-based engineering company, recently revealed that 3D imaging technologies can detect breast cancer and tumors significantly earlier and more efficiently compared to traditional 2D mammography methods. Mammography...
3D Imaging Utilized in Study to Prove Genes Influence Facial Appearance

3D Imaging Utilized in Study to Prove Genes Influence Facial Appearance

In modern morphology studies, 3D Imaging is one of the very few technologies that grant researchers the ability to conduct in-depth analysis of human facial structures. According to a new study entitled “Genome-Wide Association Study Reveals Multiple Loci Influencing Normal Human Facial Morphology,” researchers have successfully utilized the 3D technology to investigate phenotypic structures and formation […]

In modern morphology studies, 3D Imaging is one of the very few technologies that grant researchers the ability to conduct in-depth analysis of human facial structures. According to a new study entitled “Genome-Wide Association Study Reveals Multiple Loci Influencing...
uDISCO: New 3D Imaging Technology Allows for Close Study of Internal Body Structure

uDISCO: New 3D Imaging Technology Allows for Close Study of Internal Body Structure

A team of researchers at the Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research at Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich led by Ali Ertürk has recently discovered a new revolutionary 3D imaging technology that enables scientists and researchers to observe entire bodies with a greater level of transparency. The technology is called Ultimate DISCO (uDSICO), which is […]

A team of researchers at the Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research at Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich led by Ali Ertürk has recently discovered a new revolutionary 3D imaging technology that enables scientists and researchers to observe entire bodies with...
Thor3D Unveils New “Drake” Wireless and Handheld 3D Scanner

Thor3D Unveils New “Drake” Wireless and Handheld 3D Scanner

Started by ex-employees of the professional-grade scanning system producer Artec 3D, the Moscow-based 3D imaging company Thor3D has swiftly become a household name in the 3D scanning industry. Earlier this year, the startup shared a demonstration of their first handheld 3D scanner, simply named the Thor 3D Scanner, as well as their advanced marker system, […]

Started by ex-employees of the professional-grade scanning system producer Artec 3D, the Moscow-based 3D imaging company Thor3D has swiftly become a household name in the 3D scanning industry. Earlier this year, the startup shared a demonstration of their first...
3D Technology Plays Major Role in Finally Uncovering Secret Holocaust Escape Tunnel at Ponary

3D Technology Plays Major Role in Finally Uncovering Secret Holocaust Escape Tunnel at Ponary

Details emerged recently regarding the secret tunnel found in a small Holocaust camp area at Ponary, near Vilnius, now the capital of Lithuania. This was the site where 100,000 were brutally killed in the woods—a mixture of Jews, Poles, and Russians, lined up in pits and then shot and buried in enormous piles, and then […]

Details emerged recently regarding the secret tunnel found in a small Holocaust camp area at Ponary, near Vilnius, now the capital of Lithuania. This was the site where 100,000 were brutally killed in the woods—a mixture of Jews, Poles, and Russians, lined up in pits...
DARPA Develops Virtual Eye That Captures a Real Time Virtual Reality View Using Two Cameras

DARPA Develops Virtual Eye That Captures a Real Time Virtual Reality View Using Two Cameras

During a disaster situation, first responders benefit from one thing above anything else: accurate information about the environment that they are about to enter. Having foreknowledge of specific building layouts, the locations of impassable obstacles, fires or chemical spills can often be the only thing between life or death for anyone trapped inside. Currently first […]

During a disaster situation, first responders benefit from one thing above anything else: accurate information about the environment that they are about to enter. Having foreknowledge of specific building layouts, the locations of impassable obstacles, fires or...
Pre-Register Now! 3DPrint.com Hosts Free Body Labs Webinar: ‘How to Use 3D Body Imaging to Innovate In the Apparel or Footwear Industry’

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 June 23rd from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. EDT. Not too long ago I read some rather logical but also concerning information regarding kids and their […]

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 June 23rd from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. EDT. Not too long ago I read some rather logical but also...
Greece: 3D Life Makes High-Quality 3D Printed Medical Models So Doctors Can Save Lives

Greece: 3D Life Makes High-Quality 3D Printed Medical Models So Doctors Can Save Lives

3D Life is certainly aptly named. This Greek startup isn’t promoting a fun new lifestyle or arts and crafts in the 3D printing industry—they are involved in the serious business of helping to save lives. Recognizing the value that 3D printing has in the medical arena, the team at 3D Life is committed to making […]

3D Life is certainly aptly named. This Greek startup isn’t promoting a fun new lifestyle or arts and crafts in the 3D printing industry—they are involved in the serious business of helping to save lives. Recognizing the value that 3D printing has in the medical arena,...
Almost a Spider: Advanced 3D Imaging Reveals a New Type of Arachnid that Lived 305 Million Years Ago

Almost a Spider: Advanced 3D Imaging Reveals a New Type of Arachnid that Lived 305 Million Years Ago

The ancestors of spiders started to appear more than 318 million years ago. There are 45,000 different species of spiders alive today and they can be found on every continent save Antarctica, making them one of the oldest, diverse and most successful life forms ever to exist on the planet. Not only do they predate […]

The ancestors of spiders started to appear more than 318 million years ago. There are 45,000 different species of spiders alive today and they can be found on every continent save Antarctica, making them one of the oldest, diverse and most successful life forms ever...
Doctors Use 3D Models of Conjoined Twins to Prepare for Complex Separation Surgery

Doctors Use 3D Models of Conjoined Twins to Prepare for Complex Separation Surgery

There is perhaps no surgical procedure more daunting or complex that the separation of conjoined twins, even with the use of advanced 3D technology. Not only is the surgery being performed on a tiny infant, which is always delicate and dangerous, but there really is no rule book for separating these children because they are […]

There is perhaps no surgical procedure more daunting or complex that the separation of conjoined twins, even with the use of advanced 3D technology. Not only is the surgery being performed on a tiny infant, which is always delicate and dangerous, but there really is...
$60 Million Merger Completed with 3D Medical, Mach7 Technologies Formed

$60 Million Merger Completed with 3D Medical, Mach7 Technologies Formed

A new business merger has just been completed within the 3D printing industry, with a real power couple joining together via Mach7 and 3D Medical. Just announced as a done deal, the merger will allow for quite the solid and symbiotic combination of services and products as they begin acting as one, offering advanced medical imaging solutions […]

A new business merger has just been completed within the 3D printing industry, with a real power couple joining together via Mach7 and 3D Medical. Just announced as a done deal, the merger will allow for quite the solid and symbiotic combination of services and...