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Researches from MIT have used a Kinect scanner to immortalize the famous T. rex fossil displayed in Chicago's Field Museum. Known as Sue, the enormous skeleton's jaw was found to be too large for a team of forensic dentists' denta [...]

With news that Sony is set to unveil its latest 3D scanning smartphone technology at Mobile World Congress Shanghai this week, we take a look at some of the other recent developments in this field. Californian company Scanse has a [...]

Today, our thought leadership series looking at the future of 3D printing takes a detour with a look at another important part of the additive manufacturing ecosystem, 3D scanning. Andrei Vakulenko is Chief Business Development Of [...]

Professor Cho Sung-ho's research team at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed an algorithm that creates 3D models of large areas in a short amount of time. Used on a drones, the technology c [...]

Apple has just been granted almost 70 new patents, including new 3D mapping technology. The latest batch of technical documents gives some insight into what the Cupertino, California based company has in store for the future. The [...]

This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing industry, we’ve invited industry leaders and 3D printing experts to give us their perspective and predic [...]

British car restoration team, Redesign Sports Ltd (RSL) have used 3D scanning and CAD modelling to reverse engineer a 1952 classic Ferrari. Based in St Albans, RSL have implemented 3D scanners in order to perform repairs on rare c [...]

The 3D Printing Industry Awards are both nominated and voted on by our readers. The winners of each category will be announced on May 20th at our awards event, this year taking place in London, UK. Tickets are available here. In t [...]

New York based startup GeoCV has received $1.8 million in seed investment for their 3D capture technology. Founded in 2014, the company is currently applying the technology within the real estate market. Scanning interior spaces w [...]

Swedish-Swiss tech corporation ABB has acquired Spanish 3D scanning and metrology equipment producers NUB3D. The acquisition of the 3D scanning enterprise will ensure that ABB are prepared for a "smart future" where 3D scanners re [...]