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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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