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Thor3D Releases Calibry Mini 3D Scanner for Digitizing Small Objects

Made up of about 50 engineers and mathematicians, Thor3D has been creating and developing handheld 3D scanners since 2015. The international 3D imaging and complex data processing experts that make…

Formlabs Tells Us How to Make Good Looking 3D Printed Dentures

More than 36 million Americans do not have any teeth, and 120 million people in the US are missing at least one tooth. With these numbers expected to grow in…

Aitiip: The Kraken 3D Printer Is A 20 by 8 by 6 Meter Manufacturing System

Whether you are a fan of pirate movies or not, most likely you know the Kraken as a fearsome but common sea creature of the deep, bearing eight legs and…

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.

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: May 16, 2019

We’ve got plenty of business news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with Additive Manufacturing Technologies’ impressive growth as of late. ExOne has announced a collaboration with…

Artec 3D Introduces Automated Desktop 3D Scanner Artec Micro

International 3D hardware and software manufacturer Artec 3D, which is headquartered in Luxembourg with subsidiaries in Russia and the US, just announced the launch of its new desktop 3D scanner,…

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A New 3D Scanning Technology is now Live on Kickstarter Scoobe3D

Scoobe3D is a novel 3D Scanning technology that is now available on Kickstarter. Scoobe3D aims to make 3D scanning and easy to use technology that can let anyone get accurate…

XYZprinting Showcases da Vinci Color mini 3D Printer, Announces UK Launch of da Vinci Color AiO, at IFA 2018

One of the oldest industrial exhibitions in Germany opened its doors to the public in Berlin on Friday as IFA 2018 began. Many additive manufacturing companies choose to showcase their latest…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 23, 2018

We’re starting off with some major medical news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – Materialise is the first company in the world to receive FDA clearance for 3D printed…

Fraunhofer IGD Develops Real-Time Autonomous 3D Scanning System

Vintage cars are cool, but they can also be troublesome, particularly when one of their parts breaks. When a car is no longer being manufactured, that means its parts are…

3D Printed Bust of Cheddar Man Shows Early Britons Had Dark Skin and Light Eyes

3D printing and scanning technology has been used many times to provide a face for modern human remains that can’t otherwise be identified. But researchers also use 3D printing to…

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…

Researchers Use Inkjet 3D Printing to Create Fast, Accurate, Inexpensive Diagnostic Tool

From whirligigs and models to printers and smart bathrooms, 3D printing technology has definitely made an impact on diagnostics. Healthcare workers use diagnostic tools to detect and determine the severity…

3D Scanner Buying Guide 2017

3D scanning is no simple trick. I know it; I designed a full-body 3D scanning system for iMakr’s New York store in 2014, and though it wasn’t my first foray…

Using 3D Technology to Recreate the Lost Faces of Herculaneum

After 800 years of silence, Mount Vesuvius came dramatically to life in August of 79 CE, belching forth deadly gas, molten rock, and searing volcanic ash onto those unfortunate enough…

The Latest 3D Printers, 3D Scanners, and Software: So Much to See at Hannover Messe 2017

While we’re currently focusing on the Materialise World Summit taking place this week in Belgium, next week it’s all about Germany, and the Hannover Messe trade show. Hannover Messe will run from…

Formlabs Announces New Dental Resins and Dental 3D Printing Solutions Partnership with 3Shape

While the majority of people may list their top fears as spiders, small spaces, or heights, many are also afraid of going to the dentist. There’s just something about essentially…

RangeVision Introduces the New Spectrum 3D Scanner: Sub-$5K Professional Quality

For six years, RangeVision has been in the 3D scanner business, and they’ve been doing quite well, to say the least. The Moscow-area-based company leads Russia in the sale of…

NextEngine & Shapeways Partnership Offers Seamless 3D Scanning & 3D Printing

Whether the 3D scanner appeals to your professional or hobbyist needs, thanks to the amazing new technology we find in the marketplace today, you barely have to lift a finger…

Wolfprint 3D Launches Business Initiative to Integrate Humanity Within Virtual Reality

Two and a half years ago, a group of childhood friends from Estonia joined together to form Wolfprint 3D, a startup that is now on a dedicated mission to use 3D scanning…

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…

3D Tech Eases Children’s Fears, Streamlines the Process During Ear Implant Procedure

Undergoing even a routine medical procedure can be unnerving, no matter your age. But for children, whose understanding of rules and confidence in strangers is just developing, it can be…

Thor3D Demonstrates Their Handheld 3D Scanner and Marking System

If you’re at all familiar with the 3D scanning industry, chances are you’ve heard of Artec 3D, the Luxembourg-based producer of professional-grade handheld 3D scanning systems. The company has spawned…