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Thursday, October 22, 2015

3D Scanning

Aluminum Tube Turns iPhone into a 3D Scanner (+Video)

Evan Killham | October 19, 2015

The 3D-printing future is here, but unfortunately it’s still cost-prohibitive for many people who want to get in on the newest making revolution. But an upcoming project just launched on Kickstarter may just have the solution to that problem.
The Eora 3D scanner connects to your smartphone to create precise and accurate models of just about anything you can put in front of it, and it will do it for way less money than you’d expect.


<more at; related links: (3D Scanning powered by your Smartphone. "We have reached our goal and are currently over 200% funded!...In early 2013 we were trying to verify the specifications of a parabolic dish we used in Concentrating Solar PV Applications. The cheapest 3D Scanner that was reliable cost $20,000. So we set out to build our own, and four prototypes later, we decided that this was an important problem to solve and in the process became obsessed about Point-Clouds.") and (Eora 3D Unveils $199 iPhone-powered 3D Laser Scanner. August 3, 2015)>

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