Kodak and Twindom launch 3D scanning booth at CES 2018

Continuing our coverage of 3D printing at CES 2018, 3D body scanning technology company Twindom and Kodak have launched the KODAK Full Body 3D Scanner, a mobile scanning booth for 3D printing full-colour figurines. The news follows Kodak’s first exhibition of its full 3D Printing Ecosystem at CESÂ...

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Posted on Jan 11, 2018

New home of Dr. Dre university school to include 3D printing and scanning

Iovine and Young Hall is the new home for the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation, a new institute at the University of Southern California (USC). The facility, Supported by music producer Jimmy Iovine and rapper and entrepreneur Dr. Dre (Andre Young)...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2017

Eerie or expressive? iPhone X and Xperia XZ1 released with AR features and 3D scanning

After teasing integrated 3D scanning and 3D printing features in the lead up to launch Sony has released the Xperia XZ1 smartphone. Now Sony has revealed a partnership with French 3D printing service provider Sculpteo, integrating with the phone’s 3D Creator app. Apple have also released a ne...

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Posted on Sep 15, 2017

Concept for 3-in-1 3D scanning, printing and cutting cube unveiled

In a recent research paper, a group of eight scientists from the Universidad AutĂłnoma de Nuevo LeĂłn, Mexico, have proposed a “multifunctional cube like system” that combines scanning, dual-depostion 3D printing, stereolithographic laser treatment, and UV laser engraving. Emphasising th...

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Posted on Sep 11, 2017

3D scanning objects by dipping them in water

New research has identified a novel way of 3D scanning objects by submerging them in water. The researchers based their method on Archimedes’ ancient principle of displacement. By measuring changes in water volume, the team can reconstruct the shape of 3D objects. In contrast to laser 3D scann...

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017