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Lenovo ThinkPad P52s Article
Lenovo Launches Its Smallest and Lightest Workstation Yet, Plus a Highly Expandable Midrange Desktop   29 Mar, 2018

Rounding out the company's latest professional hardware lineup, the two models are helping The Hydrous project foster understanding of the world’s oceans and the fragile coral that live within.More>>

Structured-Light Technology Expands 3D Scanning Options for AEC Applications Article
Structured-Light Technology Expands 3D Scanning Options for AEC Applications   19 Aug, 2017

For users with less-stringent accuracy requirements, Matterport looks beyond lasers, capturing spaces with infrared instead.More>>

Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In Article
Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In   19 Jan, 2017

The newly released XTract3D toolbar helps SOLIDWORKS users create parametric CAD models from 3D scan data — for less than $3,000 a seat.More>>

Autodesk University 2016, Part 2: What's New for AEC, Manufacturing Tools Article
Autodesk University 2016, Part 2: What's New for AEC, Manufacturing Tools   16 Dec, 2016

Event report: Product Innovation keynote session delivers latest software news, including a sneak peek at Project Quantum, a fully integrated, collaborative, cloud-based platform for AEC. More>>

Mesh Data Import in Fusion 360 Video
Sponsored: Mesh Data Import in Fusion 360   14 Nov, 2016

A new “mesh” workspace enables Fusion users to edit STLs and OBJs.More>>

Enclosure Manufacturer Compares Missile Skin Scans with CAD Designs Article
Enclosure Manufacturer Compares Missile Skin Scans with CAD Designs   18 Aug, 2016

To meet the exacting requirements of a supplier to the U.S. military, Buckeye Shapeform adopted laser-scanning technology that watches for any deviations from the design.More>>

Trusst Lingerie Uses SolidWorks to Engineer a New Support Structure Article
Trusst Lingerie Uses SolidWorks to Engineer a New Support Structure   14 Apr, 2016

Headed by a team of female designers and engineers, the crowdfunded startup approaches brassiere design from a user’s perspective. More>>

Reality Capture Technologies Give a Closer Look at a High-Flying Architectural Wonder Article
Reality Capture Technologies Give a Closer Look at a High-Flying Architectural Wonder   3 Sep, 2015

Laser scanners and point cloud–processing software help the United States Air Force Academy to better understand its Cadet Chapel and make a plan for its rehabilitation. More>>

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New Dawn for 3D Reality Computing   31 Dec, 2014

More sophisticated scanning hardware, easier manipulation of captured data, and shrinking costs all contribute to a bright forecast for the technology.More>>

To relieve pressure on a patient's brain, the misshapen top portion of her skull was replaced with this tailor-made plastic vers Article
Bespoke Medical Devices Suit Patients Perfectly   16 Oct, 2014

Tech Trends: CAD software, 3D scanning technologies, and 3D printing are transforming the world of medical devices and implants.More>>


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