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The iSense scanner [[Media:http://www.3dsystems.com/shop/isense]]  is available to create .obj files from sequential photos taken with an iPad camera.  It doesn't have engineering-quality resolution, but it's OK for generating a 3-d file of a head or medium-sized object.  Scanning takes 3-4 minutes.  Meshmixer can be used to edit the .obj file generated by the iSense software.
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The iSense scanner [[Media:http://www.3dsystems.com/shop/isense]]  is available to create .obj files from sequential photos taken with an iPad camera.  It doesn't have engineering-quality resolution, but it's OK for generating a 3-d file of a head or medium-sized object.  Scanning takes 3-4 minutes.  Meshmixer can be used to edit the .obj file generated by the iSense software, and Cura can read the file directly for printing.
  
 
[[File:Cup_photo.jpg|400px|thumb|left|actual coffee cup]]
 
[[File:Cup_photo.jpg|400px|thumb|left|actual coffee cup]]
  
[[File:Cup_scan.jpg|400px|thumb|right|scanned with iSense and loaded in Cura]]
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[[File:Cup_scan.jpg|400px|thumb|center|scanned with iSense and loaded in Cura]]
  
 
See Dr. Walker to use the iSense.  A higher resolution scanner [[Media:http://www.creaform3d.com/en/metrology-solutions/portable-3d-scanner-handyscan-3d]] will be available in the permanent Maker Space.
 
See Dr. Walker to use the iSense.  A higher resolution scanner [[Media:http://www.creaform3d.com/en/metrology-solutions/portable-3d-scanner-handyscan-3d]] will be available in the permanent Maker Space.

Revision as of 21:21, 31 March 2016

The iSense scanner Media:http://www.3dsystems.com/shop/isense is available to create .obj files from sequential photos taken with an iPad camera. It doesn't have engineering-quality resolution, but it's OK for generating a 3-d file of a head or medium-sized object. Scanning takes 3-4 minutes. Meshmixer can be used to edit the .obj file generated by the iSense software, and Cura can read the file directly for printing.

actual coffee cup
scanned with iSense and loaded in Cura

See Dr. Walker to use the iSense. A higher resolution scanner Media:http://www.creaform3d.com/en/metrology-solutions/portable-3d-scanner-handyscan-3d will be available in the permanent Maker Space.