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3D Printing News Briefs: January 21, 2021

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re taking a look at some unique projects that were completed using 3D printing. A maker modified a Creality printer to try…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 10, 2020: Velodyne Lidar & Local Motors, Philament, PostProcess & Orthodent, Keyshot & Stratasys

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about business, materials, dental, and software. Velodyne Lidar has announced a multi-year sales agreement with Local Motors. Filamania has launched its Philament…

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iPhone 12 Pro’s LiDAR Scanning and 3D Printing: What will it Mean?

For years people have been speculating when or if 3D scanning will come to mobile phones. Apple’s acquisition of several 3D scanning companies and Google’s Project Tango fueled endless discussions. But,…

LiDar and Its Applications Part 14 – Watershed and Stream Delineation

This is an article that focuses on interesting applications within LiDar and stream delineation. This field requires specific usages that differ from other applications of LiDar and 3D visualization.

LiDar and Its Applications Part 12 – Glacier Volume Changes

This is a brief article on the importance of our glaciers. We can utilize LiDar and 3D data to understand the degradation of our glaciers. How do we improve our current situation?

LiDar and its Applications Part 11 – Solar Planning

This article talks about the value of solar planning and resource management. The way LiDar technology can be used to help in urban development along with solar energy planning is vital for a Circular Economy thought process.

LiDar and its Applications Part 10 – Flood Prevention

In this article, we talk briefly about how we can use LiDar to inform our risk analysis for floods.

LiDar and its Applications Part 9 – Conservation

This is an article that can implant interest in those who want to understand how we as humans alter environments through species regulation. This is done by measurements done with LiDar devices.

LiDar and its Applications Part 8 – Tourism

This is an article that briefly talks about managing and creating large National Parks that will account for tourist management as well as resource management. We as technologists are able to effect our environment heavily.

LiDar and its Applications Part 7 – Precision Forestry

In this article, we talk about precision forestry and how we utilize LiDar to make intelligent decisions on the future growth of a forest.

LiDar and its Applications Part 6 – Forest Fires

This is a brief article on how we can use LiDar and 3D environment data to manage the risks of forest fires.

LiDar and its Applications Part 3 – Micro-Topography

Topographic Map Briefly in the previous article, I brought up a topic or domain that is vital for different LiDar applications. In college, I distinctly remember in some of my…

LiDar and its Applications Part 2 – Digital Elevation Modeling

This is a quick note on the basis of LiDar technology and Digital Elevation Analysis. It is the basis for various studies and industries.

LiDar and its Applications Part 1 – The Rabbit Hole of Applications

LiDar Truly I get too excited talking about technology, and I hope it shows. Although technology is awesome, there always lies a need for it to have a function or…

Autonomous Drone Solutions Provider Apollo Robotics is Latest Techniplas Open Innovation Partner

Wisconsin-based Techniplas, with locations in Switzerland and California, is a global design and manufacturing provider of automotive products and services, and has been doggedly pursuing 3D printing for quite some time now….

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…

3D Laser Scanning Technology Reveals a Massive Mayan “Megalopolis” Hidden in the Guatemalan Jungle

Generally accepted Western conceits about the possible size and scope of tropical civilizations continue to be shattered with the help of high-powered 3D scanning technology and organizations like PACUNAM, Guatemala’s…

Bringing Hidden Caves to the Surface Through 3D Scanning and 3D Printing

Beneath the streets of Auckland, New Zealand are several geological wonders. The area is full of volcanoes, and under the ground are multiple lava caves, which are caverns that form…

Carmera Officially Launches to Gather Real-Time 3D Mapping Data for Autonomous Vehicle Makers…and Everyone Else

While it’s true that social media connects pretty much everyone these days, on a different level, roads are what physically connect us – to the grocery store, to school and work,…

3D Printing in Sri Lanka Continues to Grow with Help from RCS2 Technologies

Although 3D printing isn’t new to Sri Lanka – the technology was introduced to the country a decade ago – it’s been slow to spread. Sri Lanka is home to…

3D Printing Among Advanced Technologies Newly Appointed Ford President & CEO Looks to for Motor Giant’s Future

Do you remember your first car? Mine was a little green Ford Contour, which I adored and named Baby. My parents purchased the secondhand car when I was 18, and…

Apple: Possible 3D Laser Scanner for iPhone 8, with Facial Recognition, Augmented Reality, 3D Printing Potential

As Apple’s plans for breaking into the 3D industry continue to confound, small bits and pieces have been thrown out to tease us over the past few years. We’ve tried…

University of Nottingham Researchers Use 3D Scanning to Reveal Secrets of Hidden Priest Hole Chamber in Tudor Mansion

Two years ago, the University of Nottingham in the UK received funding for a lab filled with analysis equipment and roughly £2.7 million worth of 3D printing equipment. It’s not just…

Researchers in Guatemala Use LIDAR 3D Scanning in Mirador Basin, Discover Ancient Network of Superhighways

It’s one thing to use a 3D scanner to scan a person, animal, or object, and use the scan to 3D print an object you can pick up and hold,…