Occipital Raises $13M in Series B Funding to Advance Structure Sensor & ‘Spatial Computing’


3D printing and 3D scanning go hand in hand. 3D Printing 3D Scanners 3d scanner ipad kickstarter occipital series b funding spatial computing structure sensor structure sensor scannerWhile up until recently, 3D scanning technology was either too expensive, or just did not provide for enough quality in order to easily go from... View the entire article via our website.

Occipital Raises $13M for 3D Scanning & Spatial Computing

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Occipital, Inc. The investment community seems to be among those enamored by the technology, as, today, Occipital has announced the closing of a $13M Series B funding round that includes Intel Capital, Shea Ventures, and Grishin Robotics, along with the firm’s previous investor, Foundry Group.… … The original post Occipital Raises $13M for 3D Scanning & Spatial Computing appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Michael Molitch-Hou.

Shapeways & Occipital Design Challenge: iPhone 6 & 6 Plus Phone Case Bracket for Structure Sensor


As 3D printing becomes ever more ubiquitous, the associated technology will be ever more at our fingertips. 3D Printing 3d printed iphone 6 case 3d printing design challenge 3d scanner design contest iphone 6 occipital shapeways structure sensor And what could be more at your fingertips than your own smartphone? Most people these days seem... View the entire article via our website.

Occipital Unveils New 3D Sensor & Mixed Reality Engine at CES

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As the original company to bring 3D scanning to mobile devices with a killer Kickstarter campaign, Occipital is seeking to be a pioneer in the mixed reality space. News 3D Software 3D Printing 3D Scanners 3D Scanning Reality Computing virtual reality VR Augmented Reality Mixed Reality

Occipital & Lynx Join Forces to Make Portable 3D Scanning Even More Precise

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Occipital is among the first, if not the first, firm to create a low-priced, portable 3D scanner. While an amazing Kickstarter campaign got their iPad/iPhone-powered Structure Sensor off the ground, a recent $13 million funding round, gave Occipital the cash to make their powerful device even better, through the acquisition of Lynx Laboratories. By Michael Molitch-Hou.

3D Printed Temporary Helmet Protects Young Patient Waiting for Cranioplasty


3D printing has been used many times to fabricate helmets, but not just ones to protect your head during sports like cycling and baseball. Custom 3D printed helmets for adults. The post 3D Printed. 3D Printing Featured Stories Medical 3D Printing 3d printed helmet acrania ct scan DICOM neurosurgery occipital patient-specific printing photopolymer rehabilitation solidworks Tec de Monterrey

iPad 3D scanning puts modelling and design in the hands of the masses

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Colorado based startup Occipital Inc. 3D Printing 3d print 3D Scanning Alex Schiff CAD canvas ipad occipital structure structure sensorshave just unveiled a new iPad app, Canvas, that will enable an iPad to be transformed into a fully functioning.

3D Printing Industry Awards 3D Scanning Company of the Year

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The 3D Printing Industry Awards are both nominated and voted on by our readers. 3D Scanners 3Shape artec 3d Creaform FARO® GOM HP occipital Scan in a Box Shining3DThe winners of each category will be announced on May 20th.

3D Printing News Briefs: March 28, 2017


In this Tuesday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from 3D printers, printing materials, 3D scanning software, and virtual reality to business partnerships and future. View the entire article via our website.

Sliced 3D Printing Digest: BAE Systems, Bloodhound SSC, Concept Laser, KFC

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In this edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced, we feature: BAE Systems, Bloodhound SSC, Air Force Institute of Technology, Concept Laser, CRP Group, atum3D, ERM. 3D Printing Air Force Institute of Technology Atum3D BAE Systems Bloodhound SSC Concept Laser CRP Group ERM Fab & Test KFC occipital

3D printing news Sliced, adidas, Android, EOS and Ultimaker

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What does levitation have to do with 3D printing? This edition of our 3D printing news digest, Sliced features the latest stories from adidas, Android, Ultimaker, Carbon, Continental, […]. Applications adidas Alejandra Mora-Sanchez android BLB Industries Cameron Haight Carnegie Mellon University CMU Continental EOS FUTURECRAFT 4D Learning Crossroads NorDan occipital Rahul Panat Red Dot Design Museum.

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Structure Sensor 3D Scanner Update is ‘Like Autofocus for Still Photography’


” That’s what Occipital says about the launch of their Structure SDK 0.4 3D Printing 3D Scanners 3D Software 360 Panorama 3d scanning 3d scanning devices mobile 3d scanning Occipital Structure Sensor structure sensor structure sensor update “It is to 3D scanning what autofocus was to still photography.” and a new tracker update for their Structure Sensor scanner. The... View the entire article via our website.

Engineering Student Creates Inexpensive 3D Printed Eye Prosthesis


While some researchers have worked on 3D printed eyes that could reverse blindness and connect to WiFi, the possibility of a 3D printed eye prosthesis that looks real represents a major advance in. View the entire article via our website.

2019 3D Printing Industry Awards update 3D Scanning or Metrology Company of the Year

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There are only two days left to make your nominations for the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards. 3D Scanners 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards 3D Systems 3DPI Awards artec 3d B9Creations EinScan FARO® GOM Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence occipital Renishaw shining 3d T3DMC ZEISSThough on track to exceed 2018’s submissions, we want to make sure that your company, and your award winning application, technology, research or innovation doesn’t miss out.

Jamás: 3D Printing is Central in Moenia Rock Video as Band Comes to Life via Technology


It’s always refreshing, and exciting, to see the uses of 3D printing switched up a little. 3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Scanning 3d printed figures 3D printing in music video Dimensión N meshmixer Moenia occipital PLA 3D printing filament Skanect UP Plus 2 3D printerWhile we spend a great deal of time focused on the latest innovations, with many sure to change lives. View the entire article via our website.

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3D Scanning to Print Just Got Easier With This Skanect Upgrade

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Occipital has been our go-to scanning hardware and software company for a while, so we’re super excited to share that they’ve just released an upgrade to their scanning software Skanect that not only means higher-resolution scanning, but also easier click-to-print options.

3D Scanner Buying Guide 2017


I know it; I designed a full-body 3D scanning system for iMakr’s New York store in 2014, and though it wasn’t my first foray into 3D printing, it led to. 3D scanning is no simple trick. View the entire article via our website.

The Pixel Academy and Shapeways Mark Holiday Season with Free 3D Scanning for 3D Printed Selfies


When you see the different ways that 3D printing technology is growing, many people point to how the technology will be increasingly used by consumers who want to design and/or purchase 3D printed. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Scanners Business 3d printed selfie 3d printed selfies Brooklyn free 3d scanning manhattan new york city occipital pixel academy shapeways Skanect the pixel academy

Wear This Print: How 3D Printing Is Disrupting Fashion Design

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But 3D printing is positioned to change all that. From shoes to hats and everything in between, 3D printing is allowing for mass customization — plus reduced waste. As I’ve written about previously , footwear is taking advantage of 3D printing in a big way. print your design.

Shapeways Challenges 3D Printing Community to Design Structure Sensor Case for iPhone 6

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Up until now, the Structure Sensor from Occipital was only available for later generation iPads, with computing power capable of driving the high-end, low-cost 3D scanner. 3D Printing 3D Scanners 3D Scanning Consumers By Michael Molitch-Hou.

3D Scanning that “Just Works” with Structure’s New Motion Tracking Feature

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Occipital, the start-up behind the low-cost Structure Sensor, believes that they’ve refined the ability of their 3D scanner to keep a lock on its subject with an motion tracking feature. As 2015 ushers in an era of ubiquitous 3D scanning devices, Occipital’s motion tracking is, the company suggests, to 3D scanning what autofocus was to photography.… 3D Printing 3D Scanners 3D Scanning 3D Software Consumers By Michael Molitch-Hou.

Strap a Structure Sensor to Your Face for Immersive, 3D Sensing VR & AR

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Occipital has been making headway into the reality computing space with their low-cost, high-resolution Structure Sensor. Though its 3D scanning ability makes for a perfect tool for creating 3D printed replicas of real world objects, the company has also been expanding its virtual reality and augmented reality capabilities, releasing, earlier this year, a VR game to demonstrate the device’s positional tracking feature. By Michael Molitch-Hou.

STAR Ops VR Game Demos Structure’s New 3D Positional Tracking Feature

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Just this week, Occipital released SDK 0.4 Today, Occipital has expanded those capabilities even further. … The original post STAR Ops VR Game Demos Structure’s New 3D Positional Tracking Feature appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Michael Molitch-Hou. for its powerful Structure Sensor, giving the 3D scanner the ability to track objects like never before.

LinkBits: 3D Printing News for the Week of February 14th

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Despite drowning stocks, the 3D printing is really booming. … The original post LinkBits: 3D Printing News for the Week of February 14th appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. 3D Printing LinkBits By Michael Molitch-Hou.

Tested Reviews the Structure Sensor for 3D Scanning

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Earlier this year, my wife and I had the opportunity to review the Structure Sensor from Occipital. The device, which can be connected to the latest generations of iPads and iPhones, is capable of creating high resolution 3D scans for augmented reality and 3D printing applications.

Free 3D Printable of the Week: iPhone 6 Plus VR Headset

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So, unless you’re planning on shelling out for a complete 3D scanner/VR system from Occipital, re:3D, the makers of the large format Gigabot 3D printer, has designed a 3D printable headset. Print with a raft, no support.” By Michael Molitch-Hou.

Intel Gives VR Depth with RealSense 3D Camera at CES 2016

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IonVR is a $229 3D printed, Google Cardboard-style headset, powered by smartphones between 4.5 … The original post Intel Gives VR Depth with RealSense 3D Camera at CES 2016 appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Michael Molitch-Hou.

3D Systems Releases iSense 3D Scanner for iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

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At last year’s CES, 3D Systems announced a partnership with Occipital, the makers of the Structure Sensor, that would see a 3D Systems version of the 3D sensor hit the market. Now, the iSense has been formatted to fit the latest Apple iPhone, with a specially 3D printed iPhone case from Cubify, along with a major upgrade for the free iSense app.… By Michael Molitch-Hou.

Scanning Stories: 3D Selfies Are All Around You… and They’re Amazing

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But lately, miniature clone-like 3D printed figurines — better known as 3D Selfies — are taking the world by storm. Tips for using handheld scanners: At the moment, we use the occipital handheld scanner. We also use software (Skanect) that works well with the occipital sensor.

New York Comic Con Cosplay Roundup

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Folks dressed in crazy gear, including a 10 foot tall Overwatch Outfit were 3D scanned using the Occipital Scanect. We found Sarah Awad and Dhemerae Ford of The Laser Girls showing off their amazing Final Fantasy-inspired costumes, complete with full-sized, 3D printed Buster Swords.

Our Newest 3D Tool: Scaling Your Models for 3D Printing

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Simply download the model like this from Sketchfab, upload it to Shapeways, scale it down – and we will 3D print it! Printability plays a key factor in determining what size to print a scanned model.

3D Scanning With the Structure Sensor

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It is made by Occipital, which licensed the technology to 3D Systems as the iSense. Skanect: Skanect is a PC and Mac scanning software (by Occipital). Using the Structure Sensor to scan a Yeti microphone To scan object you can use Occipital''s Scanner app.

Oculus Medium Sculpting the Beast

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While the Structure Sensor from Occipital works well on people, pigs are wiggly and aren’t the best subjects for a physical scan. 3D Modeling 3D Tools Apps Design 3D Printing News 3D Selfies miniatures Oculus MediumThe adorable Beast and mini Beast, courtesy Facebook.

Get your 3D Selfies from Pixel Academy

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They offer a unique learning experience for kids and teens and utilize a project-based approach encourages exploration and creativity with cutting-edge technologies – like 3D printing!

Shapeways at Dutch Design Week 2016

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We’ll then choose 10 designs to be 3D modeled by CHIL-DISH designers, turning the kids’ drawings into 3D printed porcelain objects. (11:00 We’ll take a scan of your head and shoulders using Occipital’s Structure Sensor and an iPad. Dutch Design Week is here!

Scanning Stories: Making 3D Selfies with Itseez3D for iPad

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In addition to the iPad camera, Itseez3D also requires an external camera: either the Structure Sensor (which we’ve written about before , in concert with Skanect, also from Occipital) or the Intel RealSense camera.

More detailed Information Regarding iSense for the iPhone

Cubify 3D Printing Fans & Fun

I expect we could even print the brackets for the iPad 4, iPad Air and iPad Mini; but, don't quote me. ) The intuitive interface makes it simple to edit 3D files and prepare them for 3D printing, making it easy to convert the physical world into digital before returning it to physical again.

Guide to 3D Scanners


It’s often necessary to take the information gathered by the scanner and import it into a 3rd party software for further tweaking and scanning (and optimizing for a 3D print). Occipital Structure Sensor. A 3D scanner is a machine that gathers digital information of a given object.

Scanning Stories: 4 Steps to a Perfectly Printable 3D Selfie

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In this fourth entry in the series, we’ll show you four steps between a full-body scan and printing that you’ll want to take to make sure your 3D selfies are true-to-life. These are the colors that are what the computer is referencing to give texture to the print.

Best Handheld and Desktop 3D Scanners of 2018

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We can summarize the 3-step scan-to-print process like this: Pick a person or thing to scan. Export your model to a 3D printer and print it out. Now you can just scan it, smooth out the damaged areas on a computer, and print out a brand new part in various materials. 3D Printin

Capture full-color 360' 3D prints with Scandy Sphere, now on Kickstarter


A new Kickstarter campaign launched today wants to make full-color 3D scanning and printing as sweet as can be. Scandy Sphere takes 360° panoramas—either from your own camera, or from a selection of online favorites—and transforms them into vibrant, durable 3D printed keepsakes that go beyond your average framed photo. The company has also developed an iPad app that works with an Occipital Sctructure Sensor 3D scanner, and plans to release the Scandy app 2.0,