3D Scanners
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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Spider 3D Scanner Targets Small, Intricate Objects   16 May, 2013

Priced at $20,500, the new model from Artec Group is designed for CAD users in the manufacturing market. More>>


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