Creaform’s Blog – News, Tips & Tricks about 3D technologies

Galileo looking to the universe with his telescope

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The history of metrology from Galileo to optical systems

Metrology originates from antiquity. The first forms of measurements were established to facilitate commerce and record human activity. Time, weight and length were the first standards formulated.   Over the…

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An Engineering Student Formula SAE team from Japan that is not lost in translation !

The least we can say is how pleasantly surprised we are to see how much how student sponsorship program is growing and spreading its wings… Every year, it enables us…

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New 3D scanner: What to expect from the new MetraSCAN 3D

  It’s true: we have completely reengineered our MetraSCAN 3D laser scanner, in order to help Quality Control and reverse engineering experts face the increasing quality standards brought forward by…

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE NEW PCMM HANDYPROBE NEXT

  As you may have heard, we just proudly launched the newly redesigned HandyPROBE Next, our new portable coordinate measuring machine (CMM). And you may be wondering: what’s in it…

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A domed shape brain coral, an example of the corals Kyle plans to study in his 3D documentation project

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Unravelling the mysteries of the ocean… with 3D scanning

So is the fascinating mission of Kyle Zawada, student at St-Andrews University in Scotland. To be more specific, he proposed to use portable scanning techniques to 3D document and measure characteristics…

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Intake Flow Simulation

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A bright engineering team part of a smart competition!

Being born in Quebec inevitably means growing up connected to winter sports and activities. Every second person here goes skiing or snowshoeing on weekends. The place is covered in snow…

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SLASH 3D printer displayed at CES 2016

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The engineering catalyst: Bringing 3D printing to your home

In the past few years, we have heard a lot about 3D printing in mass media, as if it was something that just came fresh out of the oven. For…

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Rely on Creaform's Testing and Prototyping Services to Get the Job Done

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Rely on Creaform’s Testing and Prototyping Services to Get the Job Done

In December 2014, Creaform’s engineering services team set up a test and prototyping workshop to complement its offering. Spanning 2500 sq. ft. and located near Creaform’s offices in Laval, Montreal,…

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3D scanning a fencer

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A Little Bit of Paralympic Glory for the Creaform Portable 3D Scanners

Photo: Latrèche winning his individual bronze medal in London against Italian fencer Marco Cima, in September 2012. Credit: L’Équipe   Alim Latrèche is a 36 year-old paralympic fencing champion, with…

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HAWKS racing: an international element to the Creaform Student Sponsorship Program!

Maybe because we’re a North American company, when we first launched our Student Sponsorship Program, we sort of expected to receive mostly applications from teams located either in Canada or…

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