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3D Scanning a Stegosaurus with Help From Artec 3D

3D Scanning a Stegosaurus with Help From Artec 3D

All 50 US states have a state bird and a state flower, but only eight states have an official state dinosaur. Colorado is one of them, which makes it pretty special, and the Stegosaurus that represents the state isn’t just the species in general but an actual Stegosaurus specimen that was found in Cañon City, […]

All 50 US states have a state bird and a state flower, but only eight states have an official state dinosaur. Colorado is one of them, which makes it pretty special, and the Stegosaurus that represents the state isn’t just the species in general but an actual...
Classic Car Magazine 3D Scans and Restores Unique 1937 Ford Eifel with Help from Artec 3D

Classic Car Magazine 3D Scans and Restores Unique 1937 Ford Eifel with Help from Artec 3D

3D printing and scanning technology has been used many times to recreate and restore many rare objects from the past, such as cars. Online magazine Classic-Car.TV is passionate about classic cars, as you can no doubt tell by the name, and recently called on Artec 3D to use the company’s 3D scanning expertise for a unique […]

3D printing and scanning technology has been used many times to recreate and restore many rare objects from the past, such as cars. Online magazine Classic-Car.TV is passionate about classic cars, as you can no doubt tell by the name, and recently called on Artec 3D...
Working with Artec to 3D Scan the Entire Dutch Navy

Working with Artec to 3D Scan the Entire Dutch Navy

I love a good meticulous project. I once went through forty years of an academic journal creating a database of all of the references for the articles as well as any other articles that referenced the original articles. I did this for reasons which aren’t entirely clear to me now, but seemed very important at […]

I love a good meticulous project. I once went through forty years of an academic journal creating a database of all of the references for the articles as well as any other articles that referenced the original articles. I did this for reasons which aren’t...
NASA Uses Artec 3D Scanner to Build Virtual Reality Training Environment

NASA Uses Artec 3D Scanner to Build Virtual Reality Training Environment

In 2015, NASA opened the Hybrid Reality Lab, to allow NASA engineers to train in simulated environments that are as realistic as possible. The lab provides an immersive experience by combining consumer virtual reality technology with tracked 3D objects for both realistic visuals and tactile feedback. The lab uses off-the-shelf virtual reality headsets, Unreal Engine […]

In 2015, NASA opened the Hybrid Reality Lab, to allow NASA engineers to train in simulated environments that are as realistic as possible. The lab provides an immersive experience by combining consumer virtual reality technology with tracked 3D objects for both...
Artec 3D Launches New Studio 12 Software Version, Will Demonstrate at RAPID + TCT

Artec 3D Launches New Studio 12 Software Version, Will Demonstrate at RAPID + TCT

International company Artec 3D, which develops and manufactures 3D hardware and software, released its Studio 10 software suite about two years ago, and previewed its Studio 11 software at RAPID 2016, with the official release coming less than a month later. Today, the company, which is headquartered in Luxembourg with subsidiaries in California and Russia, announced […]

International company Artec 3D, which develops and manufactures 3D hardware and software, released its Studio 10 software suite about two years ago, and previewed its Studio 11 software at RAPID 2016, with the official release coming less than a month later. Today,...
3D Printing: The Stories We Missed — February 25, 2017

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed — February 25, 2017

Fabrisonic has received another patent for Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing. ‘Design your own 3D printed dolls’ startup MakieLab has been acquired by Disney. Cura, Ultimaker’s open source slicing software, has gotten a new update. 3D scanning company Artec has partnered with Threeding to digitize and make available digital paleontology models. Nanogrande and CRITIM announce a $1.6 Million R&D […]

Fabrisonic has received another patent for Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing. ‘Design your own 3D printed dolls’ startup MakieLab has been acquired by Disney. Cura, Ultimaker’s open source slicing software, has gotten a new update. 3D scanning...
3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week – February 4, 2017

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week – February 4, 2017

An inventor sends round a mailing to sell his stake in a company, GKN and EOS become BFFs, Xometry secures extra funding, Graphene 3D Lab makes more news, people from Youngstown, Ohio go to Israel and DUS Architects’ PR department is still the envy of the architecture world. It’s been a busy week in 3D […]

An inventor sends round a mailing to sell his stake in a company, GKN and EOS become BFFs, Xometry secures extra funding, Graphene 3D Lab makes more news, people from Youngstown, Ohio go to Israel and DUS Architects’ PR department is still the envy of the...
Think 3D Printing Won’t Be in the Spotlight at CES 2017? Think Again!

Think 3D Printing Won’t Be in the Spotlight at CES 2017? Think Again!

This Thursday marks the official opening of the 50th annual CES event, and 3DPrint.com is thrilled that we’re going to be in attendance this year. In 2016, we traveled around the world to report from several of the biggest trade shows in the 3D printing industry, but we’re especially excited about CES 2017, as we’ll get […]

This Thursday marks the official opening of the 50th annual CES event, and 3DPrint.com is thrilled that we’re going to be in attendance this year. In 2016, we traveled around the world to report from several of the biggest trade shows in the 3D printing...
Threeding and Artec 3D Team Up Once Again to Create Expanded Collection of 3D Printable Anatomical Models

Threeding and Artec 3D Team Up Once Again to Create Expanded Collection of 3D Printable Anatomical Models

In the 3D technology industry, we’ve seen a lot of productive partnerships between companies, universities, research institutions and other organizations. Few, however, have been as productive as the collaboration between 3D scanner and software manufacturer Artec 3D and 3D printing platform/model marketplace Threeding. The two companies have worked together on numerous projects for educational and preservation […]

In the 3D technology industry, we’ve seen a lot of productive partnerships between companies, universities, research institutions and other organizations. Few, however, have been as productive as the collaboration between 3D scanner and software manufacturer...
3D Tech Eases Children’s Fears, Streamlines the Process During Ear Implant Procedure

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 even more terrifying. When a child is born with a condition that requires medical attention, they may become accustomed to the fear, but many medical […]

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 even more terrifying. When a child is born with a condition that requires medical...
Thor3D Steps Up in Handheld 3D Scanning by Releasing Marker Kit to Scan Any Large Object

Thor3D Steps Up in Handheld 3D Scanning by Releasing Marker Kit to Scan Any Large Object

Moscow-based Thor3D is the only company effectively challenging the entry level professional handheld 3D scanning market dominance by Artec 3D. Now the young company led by Anna Zevelyov is stepping up its offensive by releasing the new Thor3D software version 1.2 for all partners and clients. Combined with markers, this update will enable the Thor3D […]

Moscow-based Thor3D is the only company effectively challenging the entry level professional handheld 3D scanning market dominance by Artec 3D. Now the young company led by Anna Zevelyov is stepping up its offensive by releasing the new Thor3D software version 1.2 for...
UK: Thames Water Uses Artec 3D Eva Scanner to Assess Corrosion Levels

UK: Thames Water Uses Artec 3D Eva Scanner to Assess Corrosion Levels

When you wake up sleepy-eyed and rumple-haired in the morning, making a beeline to fill the coffee pot while brushing your teeth at the same time (okay, maybe you don’t all multi-task like I do, but you get my drift), you are probably not thinking about water usage. You are thinking about twenty other things, […]

When you wake up sleepy-eyed and rumple-haired in the morning, making a beeline to fill the coffee pot while brushing your teeth at the same time (okay, maybe you don’t all multi-task like I do, but you get my drift), you are probably not thinking about water usage....
Shapify Booth Allows Houstonians to 3D Print Themselves

Shapify Booth Allows Houstonians to 3D Print Themselves

It’s hard to get a lot done in 12 seconds or less. If you are Michael Phelps, you can swim about 80 feet and if you are a Vine fan, you can almost watch two complete clips. Now, if you live in Houston, you can also have a full body scan at Artec’s Shapify Booth […]

It’s hard to get a lot done in 12 seconds or less. If you are Michael Phelps, you can swim about 80 feet and if you are a Vine fan, you can almost watch two complete clips. Now, if you live in Houston, you can also have a full body scan at Artec’s Shapify...
Artec & Threeding Partner Again to 3D Scan Eastern Orthodox Religious Artifacts–Available for 3D Printing

Artec & Threeding Partner Again to 3D Scan Eastern Orthodox Religious Artifacts–Available for 3D Printing

While 3D printing has been a boon, a catalyst, and the foundation for producing many enormous changes and innovations throughout the world, the progressive technology also serves great purpose in historical preservation, as well as allowing for the duplication of artifacts for use in digital archiving, studying, home and traveling exhibits, and true permanence in posterity. […]

While 3D printing has been a boon, a catalyst, and the foundation for producing many enormous changes and innovations throughout the world, the progressive technology also serves great purpose in historical preservation, as well as allowing for the duplication of...
Launch Your Own Shapify 3D Printing & Scanning Business Starting at $99,000

Launch Your Own Shapify 3D Printing & Scanning Business Starting at $99,000

Covering the 3D printing industry has its perks. You get to meet some incredible people, learn a great deal about the technology in an incredibly short amount of time, and sometimes even get 3D printed yourself. At least that was the case at 3D Print Week New York last week where we happened to be […]

Covering the 3D printing industry has its perks. You get to meet some incredible people, learn a great deal about the technology in an incredibly short amount of time, and sometimes even get 3D printed yourself. At least that was the case at 3D Print Week New York...
Artec 3D Brings Incredible Shapify Booths to New Jersey Mall & I Got to Try One Out!

Artec 3D Brings Incredible Shapify Booths to New Jersey Mall & I Got to Try One Out!

Today, Artec 3D and Mirror Image 3D have announced that they are bringing Artec’s Shapify Booth to the Freehold Raceway Mall in Freehold, NJ. This new installation will allow anyone attending the mall to have a full body scan created of themselves either by themselves or with friends/loved ones in just 12 seconds flat. That’s […]

Today, Artec 3D and Mirror Image 3D have announced that they are bringing Artec’s Shapify Booth to the Freehold Raceway Mall in Freehold, NJ. This new installation will allow anyone attending the mall to have a full body scan created of themselves either by...
Three Men 3D Print Their Very Own Custom Mount Rushmore With Their Own Faces Attached

Three Men 3D Print Their Very Own Custom Mount Rushmore With Their Own Faces Attached

When it comes to 3D printing, you have to love the customization aspects that this technology provides to artists, designers, and hobbyists. For those of us who know how to create 3D models, the possibilities are really endless when it comes to designing an object to be 3D printed. For one group of designers, at […]

When it comes to 3D printing, you have to love the customization aspects that this technology provides to artists, designers, and hobbyists. For those of us who know how to create 3D models, the possibilities are really endless when it comes to designing an object to...
Threeding Uses Artec 3D Scanning Technology to Catalog 3D Models for Bulgaria’s National Museum of Military History

Threeding Uses Artec 3D Scanning Technology to Catalog 3D Models for Bulgaria’s National Museum of Military History

Military buffs and museums of history take their artifacts very seriously, as nothing has an impact on our planet and our generations and times like war and all the many, many facets surrounding it. While time and the elements may do their best to break down physical pieces of history, digital preservation is beating mother […]

Military buffs and museums of history take their artifacts very seriously, as nothing has an impact on our planet and our generations and times like war and all the many, many facets surrounding it. While time and the elements may do their best to break down physical...
CyArk 500 Challenge Gains Momentum in Preserving Cultural Heritage with Artec 3D Scanning Technology

CyArk 500 Challenge Gains Momentum in Preserving Cultural Heritage with Artec 3D Scanning Technology

Consideration to posterity is a powerful human motivator. It’s not only that we want to give to future generations, it’s that we want to know they remember us and what was also important to our ancestors. It’s important that future generations be able to look back on the beauty, value, and significance of historical sites that may one day be gone […]

Consideration to posterity is a powerful human motivator. It’s not only that we want to give to future generations, it’s that we want to know they remember us and what was also important to our ancestors. It’s important that future generations be able to look...
Researchers Combine Robotics & Artec Spider for Unrivaled 3D Scanning of Complex Shapes

Researchers Combine Robotics & Artec Spider for Unrivaled 3D Scanning of Complex Shapes

As the new year looms and the holiday season comes to a close, we’ve all had our share of wrapping gifts that were complicated in shape, sometimes with numerous angles that poked out all over the place, or with rounded edges that made the thoughtful presentation of a gift equally challenging. Most of us do our […]

As the new year looms and the holiday season comes to a close, we’ve all had our share of wrapping gifts that were complicated in shape, sometimes with numerous angles that poked out all over the place, or with rounded edges that made the thoughtful presentation of a...
What’s Better Than One Superhero? How About Two or Three or Four, Thanks to 3D Technology

What’s Better Than One Superhero? How About Two or Three or Four, Thanks to 3D Technology

Captain America, the Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, Superman… the list goes on. There are literally hundreds of superheroes that children as young as 4 years old adore just as much as their parents and grandparents did years ago. There is something about super human powers that brings excitement even to the most pessimistic super villain. Back […]

Captain America, the Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, Superman… the list goes on. There are literally hundreds of superheroes that children as young as 4 years old adore just as much as their parents and grandparents did years ago. There is something about super...
European Museums Set to See Their Artifacts Become 3D Printable With Artec Group / Threeding Partnership

European Museums Set to See Their Artifacts Become 3D Printable With Artec Group / Threeding Partnership

Back in May, we reported on a 3D design marketplace, Threeding. They had begun scanning and uploading 3D printable models of Egyptian Archaeology to their marketplace, allowing anyone with a 3D printer to pay a fee to download and replicate these artifacts. While this move didn’t gain all that much attention in the public’s eye, […]

Back in May, we reported on a 3D design marketplace, Threeding. They had begun scanning and uploading 3D printable models of Egyptian Archaeology to their marketplace, allowing anyone with a 3D printer to pay a fee to download and replicate these artifacts. While this...
Will ‘Shapies’ Replace Selfies? Fun 3D Printed Body Scans by Artec Group in Minutes

Will ‘Shapies’ Replace Selfies? Fun 3D Printed Body Scans by Artec Group in Minutes

Last weekend I was at the movies with my kids, and on the way out they were clamoring for dollar bills to stuff into a photo booth which looked like a machine from my childhood that someone dusted off and put back out in the lobby after a long respite. Kids and parents (all certainly equipped with smartphones that […]

Last weekend I was at the movies with my kids, and on the way out they were clamoring for dollar bills to stuff into a photo booth which looked like a machine from my childhood that someone dusted off and put back out in the lobby after a long respite. Kids and...
3D Printhuset to Open Denmark’s Largest Retail 3D Printing Store in Downtown Copenhagen

3D Printhuset to Open Denmark’s Largest Retail 3D Printing Store in Downtown Copenhagen

As the 3D printing industry grows exponentially with worldwide demand, retail spaces shall unfurl and expand. My only question regarding the new space being opened by 3D Printhuset is: Will 3,000 square feet be enough? Opening October 2, the downtown of Denmark’s capital city, Copenhagen, will be the recipient of Denmark’s largest 3D printing store, being […]

As the 3D printing industry grows exponentially with worldwide demand, retail spaces shall unfurl and expand. My only question regarding the new space being opened by 3D Printhuset is: Will 3,000 square feet be enough? Opening October 2, the downtown of Denmark’s...
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