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03/08 1:54 | POSTED IN 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Education, Manufacturing

Creaform Technologies… Take the Road!

Here is (another) way our 3D scanning technology is reaching people in ways we would have never thought of… As part of educational caravans, riding on the roads to reach people wherever they are. Our Go!SCAN 3D technology is currently included in two such projects: one in the US, and one...

31/05 19:17 | POSTED IN 3D Scanning, Digital Preservation

The Go!SCAN 3D: Official Scanner of the Scorpion Squad!

Are you familiar with the American hit TV show SCORPION? Airing Monday night on CBS since 2014, it draws an average of 13.6 million viewers per episode. Highly addictive to watch, the show features a team of computer experts who solve complex, global high-tech problems and threats. The show is additionally...

18/05 15:53 | POSTED IN 3D Scanning, Human Body, Virtual Reality

Augmented Reality: Virtual Fitting Room for Retail Fashion

We all have to buy clothes eventually, but truth be told, not everyone likes having to try them on. So wouldn’t it be wonderful if we didn’t actually have to? That’s the customer-end of the promise made by virtual fitting rooms with augmented reality, popping up in more and more...

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...

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...

23/10 10:01 | POSTED IN 3D Scanning

3D Scanning Used for Lower Radiation Levels

The applications of 3D scanning are limitless and it has been discovered that it could be used towards lower radiation levels in breast examinations. Indeed, a team of physicists, mathematicians and radiologists came up with the idea of a computed tomography (CT) scan that uses 3D scanning in order...