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Performing quality control in the Gobi desert with photogrammetry

Tianwei New Energy’s mission is to build modern, large-scale photovoltaic facilities to supply usable solar power throughout China. It researches, manufactures, sells and services midstream and downstream products related to PV solar energy, including crystalline silicon wafers, PV cells, modules, and PV systems engineering.

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Koenigsegg cars: Combination of Swedish Design with visionary technical solutions.

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How 3D Measurement Technologies Can Improve Quality Control in the Hypercar Market

The day Koenigsegg got in touch with Creaform, the company was using rental services for measurement tasks. A four-meter Romer Arm with scan and probe heads or a Leica Tracker together with PolyWorks were employed.

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How 3D Scanning Improved the Performance of a Red Bull Race Plane

Launched in 2003, the Red Bull Air Race is globally renowned. By taking the existing model of Formula One Racing, and combining it with extreme aerial challenges, the sport has grown into one of the most exhilarating and fastest races on the planet.

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How 3D Scanning Reproduced a Farm Tractor 3D Model

Formerly called MAILLEUX, MX is a family company that was founded in France in 1951. The company specializes in the design, manufacturing and marketing of handling equipment for farm tractors. MX can fit over 6000 tractor models, which makes MX a worldwide leader in its market.

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How 3D Scanning Is Used for Redesigning Olympic-level Boats

Creaform brings its reverse engineering knowledge for the creation of an Olympic level trimaran prototype that will be adapted for athletes with disabilities. Thanks to MetraSCAN 3D and to reverse engineering, Creaform and the students of Cachan’s École Normale Supérieure (France) are working on the metamorphosis of a new type of trimaran: the Kiteboadspeed (KBS).

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How 3D Scanning Helps to Manufacture Parts for the Aerospace Industry

EADS (European Aeronautic Defense and Space company) is a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense, and associated services. The company has been using Creaform portable 3D measurement products for several years.

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How 3D Scanning Improves Quality Control for Heavy Equipment

Atlas Weyhausen has produced wheel loaders for the construction industry, garden and landscaping works, agriculture, materials handling and recycling for more than 40 years, with an emphasis on quality and innovation.

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How High-end 3D Scanners Help Mould Making Companies

CADMAN is a United Kingdom-based company founded in June of 1989 to supply NC cutter paths and other mould-related services to mould making companies. After a while, as well as moving more into 3D modeling and design work, the company started offering 3D digitizing and reverse modeling using a CMMs to capture points.

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How can 3D scanning scan a jumbo jet in less than 24 hours?

Scanning the world’s longest airplane in just 18 hours is a challenge, especially if the airplane, the scanning experts and the equipment have to be brought together. In this case the plane, a Jumbo 747-8, was in the US, the scanning team and the equipment in Europe.

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How 3D Scanning Helped to Optimize a Street Luge

Holders of the Guinness speed record in street luge (157 km/h), luge enthusiasts from Québec City decided to take up a new challenge: pass the symbolical mark of 100 mph, with no engine! Among these thrill seekers was Louis-Étienne Bouchard, account manager at Creaform.

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