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Tag: 3D Scanning

Snapchat Quietly Acquires Computer Vision Startup Seene: 3D Selfies Coming Soon

3D snaps can now be a thing for Snapchat users as recent reports point to the company’s acquisition of Seene, a 3D photo-making app. Reports conclude that this could initiate a new line of Snapchat filters built specifically for VR.

Apps/Software June 6, 2016

A Close Look At Hasbro's 3D Scanner Patent That Lets Kids Digitize Their Toys With A Smartphone

Hasbro plans to bring 3D scanning to kids. The company has filed for a patent for the design of a manual platform and software that lets kids use a smartphone to scan 3D images of their toys.

Gadgets March 15, 2016

This 3D Scanner Could Give Us Custom-Built Sports Equipment

A graduate student by the name of Pieter Smakman has built a 3D scanner that is able to scan a user's hand simply by having them place their hand inside of a scanning ring.

Gadgets February 8, 2016

Microsoft's Kinect Allows Researchers To Improve 3D Scanning By 1,000 Times

Researchers from MIT have developed a system that relies on the Microsoft Kinect, and that is able to produce 3D scans that are 1,000 times more accurate than scanning techniques previously used.

Gadgets December 21, 2015

Adventurous Professor 3D-Scans The World’s Oldest Ham And Peanut

The replicas will help museum curators to track their aging, as well as provide a hands-on experience for visitors.

Arts & Culture December 15, 2015

The Pixelio Turns Your Smartphone Into A 3D Scanner

A device called the Pixelio is set to make 3D scanning much easier and will allow users to use their phone as a 3D scanner. The system will make 3D scanning far more accessible.

Gadgets September 30, 2015

HP Sprout Brings 3D Scanning, Stop Motion Capture To Your Desktop Computer

HP showed off their Sprout all-in-one 3D printer and computer at CE Week in New York. The Sprout uses a 3D camera to transport physical on a touchpad into the digital world.

Computers June 24, 2015

3D Scanning Can Now Reveal How Fast A Person Is Aging

Studies show that the analysis of 3D scans made on faces can accurately estimate a person's biological age and overall health.

Life April 3, 2015

Extinct dodo bird resurrected with help of 3D laser scanning and here's what scientists found

Dodo birds are seen in 3D images for the first time, revealing new information about one of the world's most famous extinct species.

November 8, 2014

Scientists bring the dodo back to life with 3D imaging

The dodo bird went extinct in the late 1600s with few traces left of its existence. However, scientists were recently able to make a 3D scan of a dodo skeleton, learning much about the bird.

November 7, 2014

HP sprouts an all-in-one PC housing 3D scanner, projector. What? No kitchen sink?

HP has unveiled an all-in-one computer that adds both a projector and a 3D scanner. The Sprout is aimed at developers who could find interesting ways to use the new technology.

Computers October 29, 2014

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