Structure Sensor Review: A Tiny 3D Scanner With Huge Potential

Structure Sensor, the world's first iPad 3D scanner, is the sixth highest-earning project ever funded on Kickstarter and one of the most highly-anticipated gadgets of the year. Does it deliver on the promises that made thousands of backers feel like they were seeing the technology of 2020? It definitely feels like a… » 7/09/14 12:00pm 7/09/14 12:00pm

Young Engineer Uses Webcam, Laser to Build Budget 3-D Scanner

Using little more than a webcam and a laser, a young engineer has built a cheap 3D scanner that dovetails perfectly with the Makerbot and other desktop fabricators. » 8/09/10 9:20am 8/09/10 9:20am