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New 3D scanning technology could capture data from a video in real time

December 1, 2019

Our entire world is 3D, while our cameras generally capture image in 2D. This is mostly not a…
Sight unseen: Novel method detects evidence of unmarked human graves

August 14, 2018

A new approach to find unmarked gravesites could help narrow the scope and potentially speed up the search…
Laser Ranging Can “See” 3D Objects Melting in Fires

August 9, 2018

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have used a laser detection and ranging (LADAR)…
Artefacts in the classroom with Museum in a Box

April 10, 2018

Museum in a Box bridges the gap between museums and schools by creating a more hands-on approach to…
Dissatisfaction in three dimensions: Researcher finds link between 3-D body scans, feelings of dejection

February 7, 2018

If you’ve made a habit of sidestepping mirrors and shunning your reflection, new research from Florida State University…
Virtual Twin in Ten Minutes

January 3, 2018

In order to create avatars for the ICSpace system, the researchers “scan” people. The computer scientists use a…
Queen’s wedding cake resurrected with scanning tech for 70th Anniversary

November 16, 2017

Cutting-edge technology has brought Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding cake back to life in time for hers and Prince…
Portable 3-D scanner assesses patients with elephantiasis

October 18, 2017

An estimated 120 million people worldwide are infected with lymphatic filariasis, a parasitic, mosquito-borne disease that can cause…
Sensor-loaded Toothbrush Maps Your Mouth

June 14, 2016

Philips introduced its Sonicare FlexCare Platinum Connected, a toothbrush with sensors that track brushing on a 3D mouth-map to…
The First Project Tango Phone

June 10, 2016

Tango is Google’s effort to bring hardcore computer vision capabilities to phones, giving a sense of where they…
3D-printed guide helps regrow complex nerves after injury

September 21, 2015

A national team of researchers has developed a first-of-its-kind, 3D-printed guide that helps regrow both the sensory and…
Printing the Past: Putting a Prehistoric Mystery Lizard Back Together Again

September 18, 2015

The size, shape, and solidity of an egg can tell us a lot, but until we can see…
Energy-Efficient Depth-Sensing Camera Gleans 3-D Information In Bright Sunlight And Darkness

August 11, 2015

Depth-sensing cameras, such as Microsoft’s Kinect controller for video games, have become widely used 3-D sensors. Now, a…
3-D scans of mating fruit flies uncovers female biology

June 29, 2015

Following in the footsteps of Leonardo Da Vinci’s 1493 anatomical sketch of a man and woman, “The Copulation,”…
SWEEPER Demonstrates Wide-Angle Optical Phased Array Technology

May 25, 2015

Non-mechanical approach could open the door to a new class of miniaturized, extremely low-cost, robust laser-scanning technologies for…
Automated 3D object model creation from sets of photos

April 29, 2015

SentiSculpt technology is designed for rapid creation of 3D object models from series of regular photos made with…
Measurement of components in 3D under water

April 2, 2015

Conveying systems for oil and gas, operated in the sea have many important underwater components. The maintenance of…
3D object model creation from regular images

February 24, 2015

A new product for rapid creation of 3D object models from regular images has been introduced yesterday by…
Modern technology monitors World Heritage forests

February 23, 2015

Drones, laser scanners, planes and sharp shooters have been put to work in the Tasmanian forest to better…
FLUX – A Modular 3D Printer

December 16, 2014

FLUX is a modular 3D printer which combines printing, scanning and laser engraving. The KickStarter campaign has raised over $1.3…
Laser scanning accurately ‘weighs’ trees

November 28, 2014

A terrestrial laser scanning technique that allows the structure of vegetation to be 3D-mapped to the millimetre is…
3-D scanning, with your smartphone

January 31, 2014

Traditionally, 3-D scanning has required expensive laser scanner equipment, complicated software, and technological expertise. But MIT spinout Viztu…
What price our fascination with cheaper 3D printing?

January 21, 2014

3D printed hat – just the thing for Melbourne Cup. Flickr/ Hindrik S The future of 3D printing is firming up…
Little, low-priced 3-D scanner from Toronto part of CES draw

January 14, 2014

Toronto-based Matterform showcased a 3D scanner at this year’s CES with two attention-drawing features: It is easy to…
Resurrecting dinosaurs with medical scanners and 3D printers

November 29, 2013

Accurate copies of fossilised bones can now be made from the combined use of computed tomography (CT) scans…
Cadillac Elmiraj sculpted with 3D scanning

November 27, 2013

Mike Nolan of General Motors’ Design Fabrications Operations uses a blue light scanner to capture s 3-D image…
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