Category Archives: 3D Printing

Laser Scanner Provides Quality Control for 3D Printing

Suppose your 3D printer malfunctions in the middle of a project. Continue reading

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Reality Computing

Autodesk is promoting what they call “reality computing” as the integration of 3D laser scanning, 3D modeling, 3D printing and augmented reality.¬†According to Rick Rundell, Technology and Innovation Strategist at Autodesk, we are only at the beginning of a long … Continue reading

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Documenting Whale Fossils in South America

In a few months the Smithsonian is slated to unveil a 30-foot-long skeleton of one of the Caldera whales in the National Museum of Natural History. Continue reading

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Ike is Taking Orders for Spike

I blogged about this smart phone add on that allows you to make measurements with laser accuracy and create 3D models Continue reading

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3D Printing sUASs

Now why didn’t I think of that? Take the two hottest technologies and combine them. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning This Old House

My brother saw a recent episode where they used laser scanning and 3D printing to recreate a plaster medallion for a project they are working on. Continue reading

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Sketchfab

So the next time you want to share that 3D model with your client or friends give it a try and let us know what you think. Continue reading

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3D Scanner for the iPhone

It’s quite amazing and just more evidence of the impact that scanning and 3D are going to have in the consumer market. Continue reading

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3D CAD in the Cloud

From what I understand these two key 3D players see each other as major competitors in this space. Continue reading

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Disney Granted 3D Model Patent

As we know that is something that both Microsoft and Autodesk are also doing, but the challenge is to do this at high resolution in cluttered environments. Continue reading

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