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An Arduino-controlled turntable for 3D scanning

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Arduino-controlled turntable for 3D scanning Arduino Team — August 16th, 2018 Many DSLR cameras can be operated with a simple infrared signal, making them perfect targets for Arduino control. Travis Antoniello took advantage of this with his brilliantly simple 3D scanning rig. Electronics are handled by an Arduino Uno, which commands a stepper motor […]

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How 3D Scanning Can Optimize Food Packaging

Reading Time: 3 minutes Swiss specialists Bachmann Forming use Artec 3D scanners to digitize handcrafted chocolate bunnies, so they can create custom food packaging. Easter is long gone, and your teeth may feel a little tender after scarfing down all that delicious chocolate. But spare a thought for the elaborate packaging of that confectionery, and the modern technology that […]

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Stunning 3D Printed Cathedral of St James in Transparent Resin

Reading Time: 3 minutes Croatian company Vectrino used 3D printing to create a replica of the Šibenik Cathedral of St James, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a new exhibition. A new multimedia centre is opening in Šibenik, Croatia which will provide information for visitors about the city’s cathedral. And 3D printing plays a big part in providing visitors with a detailed […]

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LiDAR Scanning Technology Helps Archaeologists Uncover Forgotten Cities

Reading Time: 3 minutes LiDAR scanning technology offers tremendous potential to help archaeologists discover lost cities across the world. Archaeologists are able to speed up their process of discovery and exploration using a high-tech laser technique originally developed to scan the surface of the moon. The technology is based on light detection and ranging scanning (LiDAR) and was created […]

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Students 3D Print Diorama of Ancient Chinese History

Reading Time: 3 minutes Using Shining 3D scanning and printing tech, students at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts have brought ancient history to life, 3D printing the appointment of Tso Tsung-Tang, a minister of the late Qing Dynasty. There have been a few exhibitions featuring 3D printed artwork over the years. But none are quite like this miniature display […]