3d scanning

Macotakara 3D Prints iPhone 12 Mockups

Sucking up hours of attention from users around the world since 2007, the iPhone has been a huge source of profit for Apple. The Cupertino-based company, founded in 1976 by…

Thor3D Updates Calibry Nest Software, Improving Workflow for 3D Scanning

Moscow-headquartered Thor3D continues to refine its software and hardware, allowing customers around the globe to continue scanning items at every range, from smaller industrial parts to facial prosthetics, and larger-scale items…

Sustainable Cabin Built on 3D-Printed Concrete Stilts from Infested Ash Wood

Our house had several ash trees in the front and back yard while I was growing up, and we lost three of them due to various acts of nature. Ash…

3D Systems Streamlines Software for Reverse Engineering

3D Systems has announced the latest versions of its Geomagic Design X and Geomagic Wrap  software, this time claiming “first-to-market capabilities” for streamlining workflows and improving design precision. New features…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 28, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, AMUG has announced the recipients of its two scholarships, Ultimaker is marking a milestone with a new online marketplace and new Cura features, and…

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Optical Metrology: The key to quality control in additive manufacturing

While 3D printing has been around for quite some time, it has only recently come of age as manufacturers are realizing that the technology can be used for more than…

3DPOD Episode 18: Handheld 3D scanning with Anna Zevelyov

Today Max and I return to the world of 3D scanning. We have a guest, Anna Zevelyov who is a co-founder and CEO of Thor3D. Thor3D’s is a 3D scanning…

What is Metrology Part 23 – Error and Perception

Margin of Error After a significant amount of time dedicated to this series, I have made some interesting insights.  When you think of metrology and measurement, humans need to understand…

What is Metrology Part 19 – Moire Effect in 3D Printing

This is a short excerpt on an interesting phenomena within visual perception known as the Moire Effect. We will address this in how it operates within the realm of 3D printing as well as metrology.

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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….

What is Metrology Part 7: GOM

This is an overview of the organization GOM and what it does in terms of 3D technology as well as scanning. It has an interesting value proposition in the way it wants to position itself within the market.

What is Metrology Part 6: Perceptron

This is a brief summary on the company Perceptron. We will analyze the company in terms of its metrology products, but also look a little bit more indepthly to their 3D scanning.

What is Metrology Part 5: Creaform

This is a brief business summary of Creaform. They are a major private business that is doing important things for the metrology industry. They have been in the industry for so long, but there may be room for disruption.

What is Metrology Part 3: FARO

This is an article highlighting the organization FARO. FARO is a major organization within the metrology field and especially within the 3D metrology field.

What is Metrology?

3D Metrology  What is 3D metrology? Metrology is the science of measurement. It establishes a common understanding of units, crucial in linking and understanding human activities. When we apply metrology…

Exploring the Future of 3D Technology & Virtual Reality in the Academic Library

Authors Zack Lischer-Katz, Kristina Golubiewski-Davis, Jennifer Grayburn, and Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati discuss the future of 3D printing and virtual reality in libraries around the world, outlining their findings in ‘3D/VR in…

Artec 3D Announcing Release of Artec Studio 14; Enhancements Support All Artec Scanners

Artec 3D, headquartered in Luxembourg (with offices in Santa Clara, CA, and Moscow, Russia), has announced the release of Artec Studio 14, a new 3D scanning package that offers multiple…

Overcoming Daylight 3D Scanning Limitations with RealSense and Dot3D

When the Massachusetts Department of Transportation began an extensive rehabilitation of the historic Longfellow Bridge from Boston to Cambridge in 2012, Swedish multinational construction and development company Skanska began using…

3D Pod Episode 7 3D Scanning & Interview With Direct Dimensions CEO Michael Raphael

MIchael Raphael is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable 3D scanning people worldwide. For years he and his company Direct Dimensions have been asked to 3D scan important buildings,…

3D Scanning Buying Guide 2019

3D scanning has always shown a lot of promise for widespread use. The various 3D scanning technologies have had a difficult time deliverig on this promise. Whereas 3D scanning is…

Artec3D Scanning: Exact Metrology Works with Reading Historical Society to Preserve First World War I Monument in the US

The Exact Metrology team is continuing the ongoing preservation of history via 3D scanning with the Artec3D Eva 3D scanner. In their most recent project, they worked with the Reading…

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Interview with Leo Liang and Go Say Tiam of Siemens PLM Software: Our joint efforts with SHINING 3D to promote popularization of 3D digital design and manufacturing

SHINING 3D was honored to have the leading industry media 3D2013.com to interview Leo Liang, Go Say Tiam of Siemens PLM Software and Li Tao of SHINING 3D in Hangzhou,…

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Enjoy 3D VirtualFurniture Shopping with the EinScan Pro 2X

Online shopping is quite common everywhere, E-commerce sites have now become an important platform for sellers to display their products. Currently, pictures, videos, and texts are the visual tools widely used…

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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…