3D scanning

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Lenovo announces Modular Thinkpad X1 Tablet with 3D Scanning Module

Excited about CES 2016 in Las Vegas? Lenovo have announced a modular Thinkpad X1 tablet with a 3D scanning module to digitally capture physical objects.

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How 3D Scanning Can Optimize Food Packaging

Swiss specialists Bachmann Forming use Artec 3D scanners to digitize handcrafted chocolate bunnies, so they can create custom food packaging.

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Ultimaker Integrates HP Scanning Software into Cura Slicing Software

Ultimaker has announced it will integrate HP scanning software into Ultimaker Cura, optimizing the workflow between 3D scanning and 3D printing. 

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LiDAR Scanning Technology Helps Archaeologists Uncover Forgotten Cities

LiDAR scanning technology offers tremendous potential to help archaeologists discover lost cities across the world.

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NFL Uses HP 3D Scanning Technology to Create Customized Cleats for Players

This week, HP revealed a new partnership with the National Football League, stating that all 32 teams will adopt its FitStation 3D scanning platform to create customized cleats next season.

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Shining 3D Upgrades EinScan Scanning System, Partners With TechMed 3D

This past week at CES 2018, Shining 3D unveiled new accessories and software for its EinScan 3D scanning system. The company also announced a partnership with TechMed 3D, a leader in human body scanning technology. 

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Shapeways Founder Launches Service That Allows You to 3D Scan and Print Yourself

The new startup Beheld, founded by former Shapeways CEO Peter Weijmarshausen and Kat Kinkead, allows people to 3D scan and print themselves. 

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The Kinect is Dead: Microsoft Discontinues Xbox Motion Sensor

Microsoft ceases production of its Kinect motion tracking sensor for the Xbox. Herald of a gaming future that was never to be, it lives on as an cheap and efficient scanning tool. So grab one quick.

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3D Printing Helps Blind “See” Civil War Artifacts at Virginia Museum

The Virtual Curation Laboratory in Virginia is 3D scanning and 3D printing Civil War artifacts to offer a "touch tour" for blind visitors.

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Ultra Rare Braille Globe to be Scanned and 3D Printed

The State Library Queensland in Australia plans to recreate a rare and delicate Braille Globe using scanning and 3D printing technologies.

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Missing Bones in Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton Provided by 3D Printing

The Naturalis Biodiversity Center in the Netherlands used 3D scanning and printing to complete the third most complete T-Rex skeleton.

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Sony Xperia XZI Smartphone Will Include “3D Creator” Scanning App

Sony is launching the Xperia XZI smartphone, which includes a 3D scanning app called 3D Creator that allows you to capture reality in 3D.

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3D Scanning the Statue of Christ of the Pacific Using a Drone

Jeff Cremer is a wildlife photographer who used a drone, a camera and modeling software to 3D print a replica of Christ of the Pacific.

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British Museum Embarks on New Dimension in Home Shopping

Thanks to the wonders of 3D scanning and printing, you'll soon be able to buy a perfect replica of your favorite item from the British Museum.

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British Museum Shares 3D Scan of the Rosetta Stone

View the Rosetta Stone in 3D from the comfort of your home, with a 3D scan based on 228 photographs taken by the British Museum in London.