Alessandro Grossi, a creative mechanical engineer based in Italy, designed and developed DIMBODY 3d scanner, a digitalizer tha allows you to make a digital copy of physical objects on your computer.
"DIMBODY is based of triangulation between laser plane and a CMOS monochromatic sensor, it acquires point coordinates of an object (point cloud). The point cloud is then transformed in a 3d surface by the software and saved as a STL file. Then you can print it in your 3d printer, or scale, transform, modify it in a CAD software." explains Grossi.
DIMBODY 3d scanner is still under devleopment. Currently the team is looking for funding on indiegogo for finishing development, buying new tooling and moulds. The price of the DIMBODY 3d scanner is set to 899€ (1,198$) and it will be delivered around February 2014.
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tusz wrote at 9/2/2013 10:15:43 AM:
Problem is, one can have this for peanuts. Proof for this is david 3d. One webcam + a 5$ laserline, turntable is also a cheapo. What we are paying for? For them to have a huge profit??? Thanks ill pass.
Jd90 wrote at 9/2/2013 12:47:50 AM:
The moving scanning head to supplement the turntable could be beneficial, but it's a lot of money for a machine to back sight unseen.
Joe Larson wrote at 9/2/2013 12:11:26 AM:
Wow, it does less than the Makerbot scanner at 2/3 the price.
Peter wrote at 9/1/2013 11:12:54 AM:
man another scan a trinket scanner.When is there a company who sees the big picture .Engineers wanna scan cars,rooms and other big stuff.Thats were the difficulties lie