3d scanners

3d scanners

Virtual tape measure could find you the perfect jeans with just a webcam

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Finding clothes that fit just right is surprisingly tough for a sizable amount of the population, especially when shopping online. E-tailers have used everything from 3D scanners to mailable mannequins to ensure that customers find the best sizes for them, and the truly picky have probably had a friend...
Virtual tape measure could find you the perfect jeans with just a webcam
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Insert Coin semifinalist: Moedls brings 3D scanning to your phone

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3D scanners are kinda old hat at this point. But, while we've seen more than our fair share of Kinect hacks, we haven't come across too many phone-based systems. Moedls actually puts the power to create models like the one above in the palm of your hand... sort of....
Insert Coin semifinalist: Moedls brings 3D scanning to your phone

Sketchfab Is A Unique Way To Show DIY 3D Content On The Web

techcrunch.com
Sites like Thingiverse offer ways for 3D makers to display and upload their 3D models for the world to peruse but there’s never been a way to really “see” the models in real space. That’s where Sketchfab comes in. This WebGL-based tool allows 3D modelers to show almost any object...
Sketchfab Is A Unique Way To Show DIY 3D Content On The Web
Matterform crowdfunds a simple, well-designed 3D scanner that could arrive this summer

Matterform offers low-cost 3D scanning, finds crowdfunding success

venturebeat.com
With a little over 24 hours left on its fundraising campaign on crowdfunding site Indiegogo, Canadian startup Matterform has substantially surpassed its goal for its low cost 3D scanner called the Photon. The company has raised over C$400,000, more than quadrupling its goal of C$81,000 when the campaign started a...
Matterform offers low-cost 3D scanning, finds crowdfunding success

The future: MakerBot's badass 3D scanner prototype lets you replicate real-world objects

thenextweb.com
MakerBot has announced a new Digitizer 3D Desktop Scanner prototype that analyzes real-world objects and generates designs compatible with its 3D printer line. A preview page for the scanner, which uses lasers and cameras to to essentially create a 3D CAD model, is up on the MakerBot site, but the...
The future: MakerBot's badass 3D scanner prototype lets you replicate real-world objects
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