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28/04 15:38 | POSTED IN Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality is at our doorstep!

Well probably not literally. But close! Virtual reality (VR) is no longer the sci-fi dream promised to many for decades, but never quite delivered. In fact, 2016 could even be the year of VR. CNN Money, among others, named it one of its only two biggest tech trends this year. ...

29/03 14:07 | POSTED IN 3D Printing

3D Printing: How the Diversification of Materials is Always Pushing the Limits

Think all 3D printers produce plastic parts? Well, (you know what’s coming…) think again! From 3D printing human tissue to metal, glass and even mashed potatoes, new materials seem to come up nearly every day! Here are a few that caught our attention lately.   Looks Good enough to Eat! The folks...

09/03 22:05 | POSTED IN 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Human Body

3D printing human tissue… coming soon to a hospital near you

One of the most surprising and promising applications of 3D scanning and 3D printing is happening as we speak, as far away as possible from engineering labs. Wait for it… Medical researchers are currently experimenting with the technology to 3D print  human tissue. 3D printing : Ears, bones, and muscles, made of...

27/10 17:11 | POSTED IN 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Human Body

The Creaform Health Care Partner 3D Scanner makes life easier for doctors and patients alike!

A recent article published on the 3DPrint.com opens a new window on the world of prosthetics… It highlights the work of Lizbeth Lopez, a biomedical engineer from Mexico City, who uses the Creaform Health Care Partner 3D scanner to create artificial legs for patients. For those of us lucky enough...

07/10 15:44 | POSTED IN 3D Printing, 3D Scanning

The World of Wearable Art… in 3D

The current revolution brought by 3D printing extends to the most surprising applications, even the ones as far removed as possible from the traditional “geek” sphere. One example: fashion! The seemingly ‘niche’ market of 3D printing in fashion is growing rapidly and presents a very refreshing and interesting counterpoint to...

20/05 11:25 | POSTED IN 3D Scanning, Digital Preservation

The Scanner Go!SCAN 3D used to digitize a national archaeological discovery

Early in 2014, Creaform was contacted by representatives of the Quebec Ministry of Culture and Communications for a quite unusual task: scanning an ancient vase. The Native historical artifact, which was of high archeological interest, was a rare and serendipitous find.   The antique vase In late October of 2013, a recreational...

11/05 6:55 | POSTED IN 3D Scanning, Digital Preservation

Can the Go!SCAN 3D scanner help resolve the 200 year-old Oak Island mystery?

Presented above are screen captions from the History Channel series Curse of the Oak Island. It clearly shows a Creaform Go!SCAN 50 handheld 3D scanner used to digitize a mysterious petroglyph, or rock engraving.   The Curse of the Oak Island Oak Island is located just off the Atlantic Coast of...

21/12 9:42 | POSTED IN Uncategorised

Go!SCAN 3D Test Drive

As our newest technology, we, application engineers in the Scan & Inspection department, are still getting to know the Go!SCAN 3D. And as with any new “toy", we particularly like to test its limits. We decided to try the Texture Mode and scan the entire passenger compartment of a Honda...

01/11 9:37 | POSTED IN 3D CAD, Digital Preservation

Upcoming SPAR Europe Conference to Share the latest in 3D

The upcoming SPAR Europe Conference on End-to-End 3D is to be held between November 12 and 14, 2012 and is expected to unveil the latest advances and technologies in 3D capture, processing and delivery. All in all, a total of 55 lecturers from 17 countries will be speaking as...

01/11 8:58 | POSTED IN 3D Scanning

Ray Tracing Used to Create 3D Model of Molecular Cloud B68

A group headed by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) succeeded in using ray tracing in order to create a 3D model of molecular cloud B68. The latter is believed to be an area that could be conducive to the birth of a low-mass star. The...