Re: [rp-ml] low-res 3D scanning

From: John Morewood <>
Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 16:34:20 EET

For the past three years I have been using the NextEngine 3D Laser
Scanner HD with quite a lot of success -

and it interfaces with Rapidforms XOR quite well (they even bundle
RapidWorks which is XOR)

Contact me and I'll help you out with the process.


Ian Gibson wrote:
> Dear All
> I have been contacted by a group who want to display 3D scan data
> online. This means they require low resolution 3D data with separated
> bitmap imaging. The input data is from small objects up to 300mm in
> height.
> We tried using our Minolta Vivid scanner to scan the objects but the
> mesh size was too big. Using our version of RapidForm didn't seem to
> work in reducing the size since it wasn't very intelligent.
> Furthermore, the bitmapping from the Minolta didn't work very well as
> the image resolution is linked to the mesh resolution.
> So what we think we need is a low-res scanner but with a relatively
> high res imaging.
> Does anyone have any experience in this field or suggestions on how to
> approach this? In particular, what kind of machine (arrangement) would
> work?
> IG

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