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

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Cloning an archaeological artifact

This article explains how Creative Tools cloned a thousand-year-old archaeological artifact using a Color Handyscan 3D scanner and a ZPrinter 650 3D printer from Z Corporation. This project stemmed from a fascinating…

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Getting the HandyPROBE and Handyscan 3D to collaborate

Since the introduction of the HandyPROBE, this device has been functioning in a third-party inspection software, such as PowerInspect or Polyworks. This requirement made it hard to combine both the…

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The Winter Olympics, the Creaform way!

Check this out! Louis-Philippe Gendron, Computer Graphics Artist at Creaform, has produced a short animated film featuring a full-size 3D scan model of the Inukshuk that served as inspiration to…

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Science Fiction of 3D Laser Scanning

ACCURACY AND RESOLUTION IMPROVEMENT When we think of future laser scanning, the first thing that comes in mind is an accuracy and resolution improvement. But this is not the big…

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Creaform’s acquired long range scanner

Boats fabrication has always been very traditional using well established processes and has always been reluctant and slow to incorporate new technologies. However we recently see a bloom of interest…

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The ”see-trough” goggles a.k.a. the millimetre wave scanner

Who would have thought that these mythical glasses would ever actually come to life? The true Simpsons fans like I will of course remember Bart bearing in mind ordering a…

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HP, Stratasys and what it means for 3d

Last week, computer giant Hewlett-Packard has announced a partnership with the 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys. Under this agreement, Stratasys will develop and manufacture for HP an exclusive line of 3D…

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Creaform’s new tool for human body scanning!

What a great news! Creaform is confirming today the acquisition of InSpeck: a company that manufactures and markets 3D scanning system specialized in human-body scanning. This will enlarge (and complement)…

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3D is ready to take center stage

You’ve all heard the buzz over Avatar over the Holidays for a number of reasons, the sheer budget of the film being one. However, what’s directly interesting us is the…

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Supercar: follow-up!

Remember in september when we scanned the HTT plethore.   They published a video on youtube, have a look.

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