Google’s 3D-Scanning Project Tango

Google 3D-Scanning Project Tango What is the Project Tango? As we walk through our daily lives, we use visual cues to navigate and understand the world around us. We observe the size and shape of objects and rooms, and we learn their position and layout almost effortlessly over time. This awareness of space and motion is fundamental to the […]

Big 3D Printing Needs To Stop The Bullying

elasto_3d_print_shapeways Stratasys, one of the two giants in the 3D printing market (the other is 3DSystems), is on a roll. This summer it bought one of the biggest and beloved home 3D-printer makers, MakerBot, and watched its printers churn out the first 3D-printed gun. Now it’s back in the news for suing printer reseller Afinia for infringing on its patents. […]

Occipital Raises $1M On Kickstarter To Bring 3D Scanning To The Masses

Occipital App Boulder & SF-based startup Occipital is probably still best known for its Red Laser and 360Panorama apps, but it confirmed today that it raised over $1 million on Kickstarter to bring its Structure 3D sensor to market. The Structure isn’t just any 3D sensor though. It’s an incredibly small one – so small, in fact, that it can […]