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3D Scanner Buying Guide 2020

3D scanning is now an engrained business process in industry, architecture, quality assurance and reverse engineering. It is, however, quite a difficult process to master. Many different 3D scanning technologies…

Digital Survey Technology & 3D Printing Used to Create Model of Ancient Mayan Acropolis

Located in the northern Petén Department of Guatemala near the Salsipuedes River, La Blanca is an ancient Mayan settlement, and one of its main archaeological focal points is the Acropolis,…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 3, 2019

For this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting off with a celebration – Scansite created 3D printed replicas of the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore for the 50th…

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.

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…

US Army Demonstrates Latest 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Drone Technologies

There are many military applications for 3D printing, from manufacturing grenade launchers and body armor to building drones and customizing military meals. Last year, the US Army released a report detailing its…

Giving Faces to the Unnamed Dead: Reconstructing the Identities of Bodies Found on US-Mexico Border with 3D Technologies

Despite the fact that, overall, the number of migrants entering illegally across the southern border of the US declined in 2017, deaths among that population have increased sharply from the…

Remaking Egypt: The Resurrection of the Tomb of Seti I Through 3D Scanning and 3D Printing

Egypt captures the imagination like no other place on earth, rich in ancient treasures and tantalizing mysteries. The tombs of the golden faced pharaohs preserved for eternity with their impassive…

Additive Engineering Solutions: A Small Company with a Big 3D Printer

Additive Engineering Solutions (AES) may be a small company, but it has one of the biggest 3D printers in the world. When 3DPrint.com Editor-in-Chief Sarah Goerhke and I walked into…

3D Scanning and 3D Printing Get Century-Old Delage Type-S Grand Prix Car Back on the Road

It might seem that if you’ve already managed to get over a century out of your car, that you should just be grateful and willing to move along when it…

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RAPID + TCT to Feature 3D Printed Pittsburgh Bridge Replicas

Additive manufacturing has, since its inception, forced new ways of thinking, designing and producing using an entirely new set of tools and ideas. That industry-wide disruption and its resulting advances…

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….

Take a Virtual Tour of a Wealthy Pompeii Home Before the Volcano, Thanks to 3D Technology

One of the most famous tragedies of all time is that of Pompeii, the Mediterranean village destroyed by a volcanic eruption in the year 79 AD. In mere minutes, the…

FARO Releases SCENE 6.1, Offering Superior Management of 3D Laser Scanned Data

In the much less progressive days of yesteryear where the bad guys didn’t have to worry so much about how they looked on camera or who was taking video of…

KUKA Robotics Takes Over IMTS 2016, Demonstrating Robots, 3D Printing, Software and More

This week, the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2016 is taking place in Chicago, running September 12-17. 3DPrint.com will be there, and we’re looking forward to it – one of the biggest manufacturing…

Forensic ScanArm Solution is FARO’s Newest Contribution to Solving Crime

3D measurement and imaging solutions provider FARO serves a lot of different industries and functions – but among their many services, the one that perhaps stands out most is their contribution…

3D Systems Now to Add Geomagic for SOLIDWORKS, Integrating 3D Scanning

If you are a fan of 3D scanning and using SOLIDWORKS, 3D Systems is now making life easier all around. With the addition of Geomagic for SOLIDWORKS, users will now…

RAPID 2016 Will Feature Live 3D Printing and Assembly of Large-Scale Orion Module Replica

In May, I’ll be attending my first-ever 3D printing conference and exhibition. RAPID 2016 will be taking place in Orlando from May 16-19, and I must say that I’m getting…

Today’s 3D Virtual Reality Scanners by FARO Can Be Used to Understand and Make or Break a Courtroom Case

While there often seems to be a euphoric, worldwide 3D printing party going on, resulting in one new gizmo after another that we can barely stand to pass up, the…

FARO’s new Freestyle3D X Handheld 3D Laser Scanner has Amazing Accuracy

After being announced earlier this year, 3D scanning industry leader FARO has this week officially released their ridiculously powerful Freestyle3D  X Handheld Laser Scanner. The Freestyle3D X is probably the…

3D Scanning & Printing Bring Neswaiu Mummy to Exhibit

Museums are among the leading lights in discovering the power of 3D printing to translate history into a tactile, engaging set of objects for their patrons, and now the new…