3D

Experimental software makes 3D head models from front-on face photos

Researchers at the Computer Vision Laboratory, The University of Nottingham have posted an online demo of their 3D Face Reconstruction from a Single …

Neural Net Constructs 3D Model of Any 2D Face Picture in Creepy Breakthrough

Remember how Apple unveiled its $1,000 iPhone X with facial recognition software that allows you to unlock your phone with your face? Well good news, …

Machine Learning

Quartz’s iPhone app now includes news stories in augmented reality

Today we’re adding a third dimension to our news coverage.<p>Quartz’s iPhone app already brings you the latest news in a quick, informative, and sometimes playful way—using a familiar messaging format that combines text, images, emoji, and animated GIFs.<p>Now, in the latest version of our app for iOS …

Augmented Reality

This ultra-fast microscope captures 3D images of organisms in real time

The instrument can be used to monitor cellular changes in living organisms as they develop.<p>Scientists have developed a microscope that captures 3D, …

Microscopes

Digital Metal Announces Commercial Availability of Its High

The Höganäs Group has been around for a long time, having been established as a coal mining company in 1797. Since then, the company has gone on to …

Manufacturing

Optimizing additive manufacturing for 3-D printing stronger, lighter parts (Video)

3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, has promise to revolutionize how we build cars, homes and just about every product in our lives. Now …

Sustainability

AI can reconstruct a picture of your face into these weird and wonderful 3D images

Tech's talk of the town is all about the iPhone X facial recognition feature that can scans your face and create the already infamous "animojis."<p>But what if you don't have $999 to invest in the next-generation smartphone but still want to play with the 3D faces?<p>AI experts from the University of …

César Pelizer’s 2D and 3D experiments are full of humour and imagination

Growing up, illustrator and animator César Pelizer was surrounded by comics, magazines and cartoons on TV, so his interest was piqued early on. “I …

Sinterit’s Lisa SLS Desktop 3D Printer Becomes Even More Accessible with Price Break

When Michał Grzymała-Moszczyński, co-founder of Sinterit, began working with FFF 3D printers four years ago, he found there were still many …

3D Printing

3D printers - a revolutionary frontier for medicine

Mission control on earth receives an urgent communication from Mars that an astronaut has fractured his shinbone. Using a handheld scanning device, …

3D Printing

knack studio transforms former museum into state-of-the-art acoustic resto-club in munich

<b>german architecture firm knack studio has transformed the former ‘forum der technik’ in munich into a concert and events venue with a restaurant and</b> …

Design

3D 'muscle' lifts 1000 times own weight

An artificial muscle that lifts 1,000 times its own weight could pave the way for lifelike robots that make Arnold Schwarzenegger's Terminator look …

Muscle

banksy welcomes visitors into basquiat retrospective with political graffiti

<b>banksy’s art enters the space of the barbican center — ‘a place that is normally very keen to clean any graffiti from its walls’ states the artist</b> …

Art

Make a 3D model of your face from a single photo with this AI tool

Just look how much Mark is enjoying the wonderful world of 3D<p>Bored? Of course you are, it’s Monday. So why not use this little AI-powered tool to turn a photo of your face into a 3D model, then idly spin it round, pondering exactly how and when super-intelligent robots will liquidate your body and …

3D Modeling

Mass customization using 3D printing to soon go mainstream: Imaginarium

With growing consumer demand, there will soon be mass scale customisation in India when it comes to 3D printing, domestic 3D printing firm …

3D Printing

When disaster strikes, this Irish-based team 3D prints medical devices

In developing nations during a disaster, quick access to medical equipment can often be left wanting, but 3D printing is trying to bridge the gap.<p>For …

Biomedical Engineering

The 5 best 3D model websites for CG, animation, games, VR, AR more

These websites offer a wealth of high-quality low and mid-poly 3D models available for purchase.<p>Whether your needs include professional 3D models for …

Graphics

Low-res Never Looked So Good! | Yanko Design

Hi-def in sound and low-res in construction, Resonance speakers are an exploration into the FDM 3d printing process. The process has historically …

3D Printing

Abandoned Warehouse

Yves Perera writes:<p>Hi guys!<p>This is a render that I've made using Blender.<br>It's a Warehouse that I've modeled, lit, rendered and composited in Blender …

3D Modeling

The Internet Is Having Way Too Much Fun With This New 3D Face Reconstruction App — See The Unsettling Memes!

The future is here… and it's terrifying.<p>PhD students at the <b>University of Nottingham</b> recently launched an app they created that transforms 2D photos …

3D Modeling

Teacher, Model, Artist Survives Deadly Fall, Skull Rebuilt with Metal 3D Printing

Francesca Burr enjoyed modeling before her accident<p>Francesca Burr is still in recovery from a serious fall that happened almost a year ago. The young …

3D Printing

POSTECH research team 3D bioprints novel treatment for Ischemic Disease

A research team at Korea’s Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) has used 3D printing to develop bio-blood-vessels (BBV) from a …

Medicine

Free Add-on: PBR Materials 3

Marco writes:<p>New:<p>All materials are Principled based except for Translucent and Volume materials<br>• Removed Light materials<br>• Added: Cloth, Particles, …

3D Modeling

Toybox One-Touch 3D Toy Printer

Give your kids the chance to pick out their perfect toys with the Toybox One-Touch 3D Toy Printer. This tabletop printer can create beautiful little …

Thor3D Introduces Calibration Kit for Drake 3D Scanner to Ensure Accurate Scans Every Time

Moscow-based 3D imaging company Thor3D has been taking the 3D scanning industry by storm since it first introduced its handheld Thor 3D Scanner and …

3D Scanners

Sketchfab Sculpting Challenge: Cartoon Characters!

Here's another cool challenge to improve your skills with.<p>This month we’re aiming for a very different visual sculpting style as we’re exploring …

Cartoons

Part Three: Inkjet

Metal 3D printing is a burgeoning area at the moment. Many companies are investing in metal 3D printing systems and the market is growing quickly. …

3D Printing

head of MINI design oliver heilmer talks new technology at IAA 2017

at the IAA 2017 in frankfurt, <b>MINI presents a double world premier of concept cars which showcase the british brand’s broad diversity, as well as</b> …

Electric Vehicles

Shore A for Footwear, Now in Beta Testing

3D printer manufacturer EnvisionTEC, which celebrated its 15th anniversary this year, is probably best known for its 3D-Bioplotter machine and its …

3D Printing

EOS Introduces Semi

3D printing is capable of amazing things, and overall it’s considered a safer technology than many other manufacturing methods. It’s not without its …

3D Printing