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  1. 3D scanner(Noun)

    A device that analyzes a real-world object or environment to collect data on its shape and possibly its color.


  1. 3D scanner

    A 3D scanner is a device that analyzes a real-world object or environment to collect data on its shape and possibly its appearance. The collected data can then be used to construct digital, three dimensional models. Many different technologies can be used to build these 3D scanning devices; each technology comes with its own limitations, advantages and costs. Many limitations in the kind of objects that can be digitized are still present, for example, optical technologies encounter many difficulties with shiny, mirroring or transparent objects. Collected 3D data is useful for a wide variety of applications. These devices are used extensively by the entertainment industry in the production of movies and video games. Other common applications of this technology include industrial design, orthotics and prosthetics, reverse engineering and prototyping, quality control/inspection and documentation of cultural artifacts.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 3d scanner in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 3d scanner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kedlin Company:

    I have to say I was a bit surprised at first, that Airport Scanner would be used to actually improve airport security, using game data for research is such a novel idea that I was thrilled to participate and be on the forefront of the research community.

  2. Radiologist Steffen Ross:

    The first step would be to do the data acquisition which we use a 3D scanner for, we scan the crime scene and we are also able to scan the dead body, if there is a dead body involved, and then we can put all the data together in the computer and create a virtual crime scene, which is a 3D model of the crime scene, so a re-enactment of the crime.

  3. Colleague Robert Breitbeck:

    We have our Virtobot system with an industrial scanner and with this equipment we can scan the skin with the pattern injury in color and true to scale so we can store it, and later we can combine it with 3D data which the police scans together with us and with this 3D data we have a basis we can do the 3D reconstructions or visualizations of murder cases or traffic accidents.

  4. Simon Cherry:

    So we are going to collect effectively more signal with this scanner than we do with current devices. And that lets us do a couple of things. We can either image much more quickly and collect our signal in 1/40th of the time so we can do scans in 30 seconds that currently take 30 minutes. Or we can drop the radiation dose significantly and do scans at a fraction of the radiation dose that we currently do them at.

  5. Toby Norman:

    Getting patient application right is absolutely essential, at Simprints we do three things to get that right. First we don't work with patient medical records, so we never store or hold access to patient data. That's all held by the organizations we work with. Second we never transmit raw fingerprint images, so we actually do the extraction process where we take a fingerprint image and turn it into a template. We do that on the scanner itself, meaning that the fingerprint image never leaves the scanner. Third we use the same level of encryptions that we use in online banking or financial transactions that secure any data that passes between the phone and the server.

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