As 3D scanner maker Artec explains, 3D scanning was core to the creation of Bioshock Infinite's Elizabeth, one of the most believable characters ever created for a video game.
If you're still going after that Mad Men look, 3D body scanning may be just what you need.
MakerBot is moving into new turf with the Digitizer, a 3D scanner that will let you bring your physical objects into the digital world.
Irish forestry company Treemetrics has just signed a $1 million (800,000 EUR) deal with the European Space Agency to monitor forests all over the world.
3D printing is turning heads these days, especially with do-it-yourselfers. Y Combinator startup Matterport has invented a small scanner, pictured above, that can scan any space or object and create a 3D model.
“We turn reality into 3D models and …