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3D Printed Archaeological Specimens Give Distance Learners the Full Lab Experience at USQ

3D Printed Archaeological Specimens Give Distance Learners the Full Lab Experience at USQ

The Internet is great for many things, but one of the greatest things to come out of it, in my opinion, is online learning. Thanks to online and remote college courses, many students who aren’t able to attend classes on campus for a variety of reasons are able to learn from a distance. One thing […]

The Internet is great for many things, but one of the greatest things to come out of it, in my opinion, is online learning. Thanks to online and remote college courses, many students who aren’t able to attend classes on campus for a variety of reasons are able...
3D Scanner Buying Guide 2016

3D Scanner Buying Guide 2016

3D scanning is a rather broad term that includes several different types of technologies and processes, but in general it is the process of capturing real world data and converting that data into a 3D model. It has been used for years in industrial and commercial applications ranging from surveying construction sites and taking accurate […]

3D scanning is a rather broad term that includes several different types of technologies and processes, but in general it is the process of capturing real world data and converting that data into a 3D model. It has been used for years in industrial and commercial...
"Father of the Maker Movement" Visits Turkey Innovation Week, Gets a 3D Printed Selfie

"Father of the Maker Movement" Visits Turkey Innovation Week, Gets a 3D Printed Selfie

If you’ve never heard of Dale Dougherty, you’re almost certainly familiar with his work. Dougherty is the founder and chairman of Maker Media, the corporation behind Make: Magazine and Maker Faire. He could be considered the father of the maker movement, so he’s automatically a guest of honor at any maker convention or tech conference. Recently, he […]

If you’ve never heard of Dale Dougherty, you’re almost certainly familiar with his work. Dougherty is the founder and chairman of Maker Media, the corporation behind Make: Magazine and Maker Faire. He could be considered the father of the maker movement,...
itSeez3D Ports Their Mobile 3D Scanning App to New Intel RealSense Equipped Devices

itSeez3D Ports Their Mobile 3D Scanning App to New Intel RealSense Equipped Devices

Russian app development company itSeez3D announced that they have successfully ported their mobile scanner application to the Intel RealSense platform and will release a new app specifically for devices equipped with the 3D scanning technology. The 3D printing industry first got a look at itSeez3D when they released their successful mobile scanning app that worked […]

Russian app development company itSeez3D announced that they have successfully ported their mobile scanner application to the Intel RealSense platform and will release a new app specifically for devices equipped with the 3D scanning technology. The 3D printing...
Occipital Raises $13M in Series B Funding to Advance Structure Sensor & 'Spatial Computing'

Occipital Raises $13M in Series B Funding to Advance Structure Sensor & 'Spatial Computing'

3D printing and 3D scanning go hand in hand. While up until recently, 3D scanning technology was either too expensive, or just did not provide for enough quality in order to easily go from 3D scan to 3D print now we are beginning to see new scanning technologies come about which are not only affordable, […]

3D printing and 3D scanning go hand in hand. While up until recently, 3D scanning technology was either too expensive, or just did not provide for enough quality in order to easily go from 3D scan to 3D print now we are beginning to see new scanning technologies come...
Shapeways Adds a New, Easy-to-Use 3D Model Scaling Tool

Shapeways Adds a New, Easy-to-Use 3D Model Scaling Tool

Shapeways, the web-based 3D printing service and marketplace titan, just keeps improving and simplifying the process of uploading your 3D designs for printing. It’s now easier than ever to get your model just right before 3D printing it. Thanks to Shapeways’ newest 3D tool, you can scale your model to different sizes when you’re uploading it. […]

Shapeways, the web-based 3D printing service and marketplace titan, just keeps improving and simplifying the process of uploading your 3D designs for printing. It’s now easier than ever to get your model just right before 3D printing it. Thanks to Shapeways’ newest 3D...
Structure Sensor 3D Scanner Update is 'Like Autofocus for Still Photography'

Structure Sensor 3D Scanner Update is 'Like Autofocus for Still Photography'

“It is to 3D scanning what autofocus was to still photography.” That’s what Occipital says about the launch of their Structure SDK 0.4 and a new tracker update for their Structure Sensor scanner. The Structure Sensor is a 3D sensor for mobile devices which allows a user to capture the world as two-dimensional images but […]

“It is to 3D scanning what autofocus was to still photography.” That’s what Occipital says about the launch of their Structure SDK 0.4 and a new tracker update for their Structure Sensor scanner. The Structure Sensor is a 3D sensor for mobile devices...
Occipital Releases New Version of Skanect 3D Scanning Software

Occipital Releases New Version of Skanect 3D Scanning Software

In addition to the Structure Sensor, startup company Occipital makes Skanect, a 3D scanning software package, and now they’ve just launched the latest version of the tool, Skanect 1.8. Skanect says capturing a full color 3D model of an object, a person or a room “has never been so easy and affordable.” The Skanect software […]

In addition to the Structure Sensor, startup company Occipital makes Skanect, a 3D scanning software package, and now they’ve just launched the latest version of the tool, Skanect 1.8. Skanect says capturing a full color 3D model of an object, a person or a room...
Shapeways & Occipital Design Challenge: iPhone 6 & 6 Plus Phone Case Bracket for Structure Sensor

Shapeways & Occipital Design Challenge: iPhone 6 & 6 Plus Phone Case Bracket for Structure Sensor

As 3D printing becomes ever more ubiquitous, the associated technology will be ever more at our fingertips. And what could be more at your fingertips than your own smartphone? Most people these days seem to be in committed relationships with their phones, and iPhone users in particular seem to have a reputation for never being […]

As 3D printing becomes ever more ubiquitous, the associated technology will be ever more at our fingertips. And what could be more at your fingertips than your own smartphone? Most people these days seem to be in committed relationships with their phones, and iPhone...
itSeez3D Turns iPad Into "Unbelievable" 3D Scanner with Help of a Structure Sensor

itSeez3D Turns iPad Into "Unbelievable" 3D Scanner with Help of a Structure Sensor

When it comes to 3D scanning, more and more solutions are becoming available as the months go by. 3D scanning is allowing us to take photographs of people and things,  in ways that we could never imagine before. Instead of only being able to look at a flat, 2-dimensional photo, we can now interact with 3D […]

When it comes to 3D scanning, more and more solutions are becoming available as the months go by. 3D scanning is allowing us to take photographs of people and things,  in ways that we could never imagine before. Instead of only being able to look at a flat,...

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