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Fivetide
02-09-2012, 11:52 PM
Hi, came across this tonight during my software trawling and thought .. now that’s interesting and cheap.. and I like cheap, I like free better though :love_heart:. Anyway the softwares free you can get it from here user_manual:getting_started [DAVID-Wiki] (http://www.david-laserscanner.com/wiki/user_manual/getting_started)

And here’s a few images they did

http://www.david-laserscanner.com/forum/download/file.php?id=3472&mode=view
http://www.david-laserscanner.com/forum/download/file.php?id=4123&mode=view
http://www.david-laserscanner.com/forum/download/file.php?id=3472&t=1

They look fully rendered and this is a video to show how simple it is


http://youtu.be/xK5eYhpBtQc

I might have a bash at making a rotating bed and up and down scanner, could be great for making 3d object code.

m_c
03-09-2012, 12:20 AM
As soon as I seen the title, I figured what this would be about!
It certainly looks like you can achieve good results with it.

I've got a couple things I'd like to model, but they're firmly on the roundtuit list.

Musht
03-09-2012, 02:09 AM
. Anyway the softwares free

It is in limited trial ware. 329 for full fat:

DAVID 3D Scanner - Buy (http://www.david-laserscanner.com/?section=Buy)

Laser scanning isn`t quite as simple as aome of the demos might suggest.

Kinect scanning looks like it might have some mileage, free for non commercial use

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