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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. Christopher Jones:

    This leaves open the possibility that, in a boring fMRI scanner they have nothing to do to keep them awake and thus fall asleep.

  2. Jeff Anderson:

    That’s tantalizing because it suggests that maybe one of the things the short sleepers are doing in the scanner is performing memory consolidation more efficiently than non-short sleepers.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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