Smithsonian museums latest to use 3D printing

History is being lost all of the time, artifacts slowly turning to dust, some have already been studied, others have either never been studied due to being locked away in a museum’s vault somewhere or because they are simply too delicate to examine in detail. Opportunities to understand history better and for more people to … Read more

The robust Comet l3D 5M entry-level scanner

3D scanning is actually a lot harder technically than 3D printing, 3D printing technology is expensive but the levels of accuracy are high. With 3D scanning getting high accuracy is difficult and requires expensive equipment. The Comet Sensor Systems L3D 5M though is the first entry-level system to come out that offers a high degree … Read more

Steinbichler Releases Comet L3D 5 Megapixel Blue Light 3D Scanner

PRESS RELEASE COMET L3D 5M – The new dimension of efficient 3D data acquisition from Steinbichler Optotechnik Steinbichler Optotechnik GmbH, the worldwide leading supplier of optical measuring and 3D scanning technology presents the new 5 Megapixel Sensor COMET L3D 5M 3D Scanner. “In comparison to the basic model COMET L3D, the “5M” offers improved camera … Read more

EMS To Distribute Steinbichler 3D Scanners

Tampa, Florida – January 25th, 2012 EMS Inc., the premier provider of rapid product development equipment and services including 3D Printers and 3D scanners announced today that it will be distributing Steinbichler’s new Comet L3D – 3D scanners. Steinbichler based in Neubeuern, Germany has long been known as the premier provider of structured light, high … Read more

Luxury Florida mansion scanned by EMS

The uses for 3D scanning services seem to keep expanding, 3D scanning often is used alongside 3D printing to recreate items but this isn’t always the case. Scanned items can be used within larger designs or parts can have dimensions measured for other manufacturing methods or in the case of recent work by EMS: 3D … Read more