Category Archives: Consumer

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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Laser Scanning Errors as Art

it actually foregrounds all the errors, where the equipment went wrong: a world of “mistaken measurements, confused surfaces and misplaced three-dimensional reflections Continue reading

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Handheld Consumer-Grade Laser Scanner

At $400 it is going to be interesting to see if this consumer-grade laser scanner is going to take off. Continue reading

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LiDAR-Lite Gets Funding

This lightweight, compact sensor could be disruptive especially in the consumer 3D space. Continue reading

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60 Minutes on Drones

There is no doubt this is a revolution in process. Continue reading

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Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

As we have noted in a number of previous blogs autonomous cars are coming. It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when. 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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Time Scanners Video Released

An episode of the BBC National Geographic Time Scanners series is now available on You Tube. Continue reading

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How a 3D Smart Phone Works

explains in simple terms how a smart phone can be used as a scanner to capture 3D geometry. Continue reading

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Time Scanners Update

It’s really bringing 3D scanning to the masses and should be airing in quite a few places – here’s a link to the schedule. Continue reading

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