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Getting There, One Bit at a Time April 12, 2011

Posted by stuffilikenet in 3D Printing, Awesome, Publishing Tools, Toys, Video.

Trimensional, a 3D scanning application for the current incarnation of iPhone (the one with the user-facing camera), can create a 3D model of an object held close to the phone using the light from four corners of the screen and assembling the video images into a 3D model in STL, OBJ, or PLY format.  It’s an app you have to purchase and it’s only for iPhone right now.

Still, it’s another important (because it’s among the first easy to use) application in the chain of innovative methods to create or copy 3D objects with 3D printing.


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