Category Archives: point clouds

HoloLens gets an industrial mixed reality upgrade from Arvizio

Mixed reality is the combination of AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality). At enterprise level, it is used to add another dimension to product design and visualization. As a potential outcome of the process, and important part of industry 4.0, additive manufacturing is often linked to explorations of AR, VR and mixed reality. As […]

Multimaterial 3D printing advances by the pixel with new Neri Oxman patent

Neri Oxman and colleagues Dominik Kolb, James Weaver and Christoph Bader at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Mediated Matter group have been granted a patent for multimaterial 3D printing. Published December 28th 2017, the patent discusses a way of translating 3D scanned point-cloud data into an operational command for 3D printers. The patent was granted ahead of a potential sea-change […]

3D scanning to map the invisible cities of Italy with ScanLAB Projects

A new TV series from the BBC features London based 3D scanning company, ScanLAB Projects. For ‘Italy’s Invisible Cities ScanLAB Projects have created stunning 3D …