3D scanner?

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Eric
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3D scanner?

Post by Eric » Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:54 pm

I see bunch or 3D scanners hitting the market lately. Anyone have any experience with one of them?

A while back I did the XBox Kinect hacked version with pretty great results but it is definitely not user friendly :)
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Re: 3D scanner?

Post by Eric » Thu Feb 19, 2015 11:22 pm

FYI currently the Kinect is working great with the program Skanect. Loving it.

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Re: 3D scanner?

Post by Glytch » Mon Mar 02, 2015 12:51 am

I've worked with the Kinect setup a bit myself. However if 3d scanners are gonna be a real thing, we need to see them hit a much lower price point. Most that I've seen are comparable pricing to actually buying a small 3d printer :P However 3d printers have hit a much lower price point too. But to answer the question, other than the Kinect, I havent messed with much of anything, unless you count the Autodesk 123D capture program that allows you to take pictures with a smart phone or tablet and it uses an online service to stitch them together and make a 3d model out of them. I've played with that quite a bit with varying degrees of success.
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Re: 3D scanner?

Post by Eric » Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:00 pm

I think the photo-stitching will be the way forward. No special hardware and it does work incredibly well. Time will tell though.
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Re: 3D scanner?

Post by Glytch » Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:43 pm

Couldnt agree more. Why do something with expensive hardware if it can be done with a common camera and software.
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