Advanced 3D Laser Scanning processes have developed over the last decade and are now available and affordable for medium to large companies as well as education. This study examines the overall efficiency of the 3D scanning process and potential value for use in design education. The potential effectiveness of the 3D laser technology for education […]
Reverse engineering allows companies to create accurate, 3-D computer models using laser scanners to record the tiniest of details, saving old statues and monuments from the ravages of age and disaster.
The limitations of instrumentation can be overcome through the replication of the human vision process in a computer program that analyzes photos of the objects.
A vintage de Havilland Vampire jet fighter was returned to flight capability for display at an air show. In some cases, components were designed to replace originals that had the same appearance, but were made of different materials.
Here’s how Brown & Sharpe has integrated this once denigrated practice to benefit its design process.
With the assistance of a measuring system, photogrammetry and optical scanning, Ford was able to greatly reduce its design to manufacturing cycle for the new GT40 concept car.