If you happen to visit the Sugar Lab website today, you’ll notice a small addition: a 3D Systems logo on the top right of the page. It’s there because The Sugar Lab is the latest acquisition by 3D Systems.
The movie industry is beginning to see how much value 3D printing offers, especially on effects-heavy films that are made with huge numbers of 3D digital models. This glove, used in ‘Iron Man 2,’ was made using a 3D printer, and is part of a full-body suit used in some of the film’s live-action scenes.
Amy Buser Reconstructed People have been using the Microsoft Kinect with 3D printing for a while now using excellent programs like Kyle McDonald’s KinectToStl . However, until recently, most programs can only capture one side of an object which creates a kind of relief sculpture. To get around this limitation, you could take multiple scans and manually merge them.