3d scans

Ancient Cephalopods Swam Vertically, 3D Printed Replicas Reveal

There are multiple examples of 3D printing, 3D scanning, and other related technologies being used to help shed light on, and answer questions about, creatures that walked this planet long…

MIT: Speaking with Spiders Could Improve 3D Printers and Materials

A group of MIT scientists reported that they could transform spider’s silk threads into musical instruments. The long-standing experiment involves an innovative method that uses data sonification to convert 3D…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: April 17, 2021

From automotive 3D printing stars and SLS 3D printing to combining 3D scans and more, this week we’re covering an array of different topics in our 3D Printing Webinar and…

Artec 3D Scanning Results in Perfect Ear Implants for Microtia Patients

About one in every 8,000 children is born with microtia, a birth defect that causes a missing, or malformed, ear. For many years, surgeons have used auricular reconstruction to fix…

Texas Researchers Find Success with 3D Printed Oral Stents

Texas researchers recently conducted a study regarding the use of 3D printed stents, outlining their findings in ‘Creating customized oral stents for head and neck radiotherapy using 3D scanning and…

Three Suits of Armor 3D Scanned by Metropolitan Museum of Art for Artist’s Public Installation

Normally, the first thing that pops into my head when someone mentions 3D printed suits of armor is the beautiful work by Melissa Ng…unless, of course, we’re talking about armor…

Microsoft Documentary Series Chronicles Young Engineer’s Work Toward Affordable 3D Printed Robotic Prosthetics

3D printing technology can do many things, but one of the best, in my opinion, is inspiring people to make the world a better place. We first heard about young…

Body Labs Secures Exclusive Licenses and Patents for 3D Body Modeling and Virtual Reality Technologies

Manhattan-based 3D capture and 3D modelling company Body Labs is already one of the leading names in capturing and analyzing the human body’s shape and transforming it into fully-manipulable 3D…

Bend, Oregon: High Desert Maker Mill & Digital Scan 3D Present Shapify Booth & Artec 3D Scanners

Bend, Oregon is not just all about tourists headed to the snowy slopes or backpackers making tracks on scenic trails–just as their High Desert Maker Mill is not just about a…

Google Art Project Adds 3D Scans to Its Database of Viewable Artifacts & Art

We are all too well aware of what’s going on in parts of Africa and the Middle East. Terrorists, more ignorant, brutal, and senseless than one can even imagine, have…