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3D Scanning for the Holidays

Posted By Pauline Tang on December 21, 2012 at 4:00 PM

As we approach the end of the year 2012, we want to wish you and your family happy holidays and a great start to the new year in 2013!

In continuation with our holiday festivities from Halloween, we decided to scan a few of our favorite Christmas tree ornaments using the HDI Advance R3 3D Scanner using color cameras and the rotary table system.

3D Model of Snowman

3D scan of snowman 

(Left) 3D model of a snowman in black and white, (Middle) 3D model of a snowman with color texture, (Right) Actual photo of the Christmas ornament

3D Model of Fox

The actual fox ornament is made from Natural Sisel Fibers. It is more complicated to capture the true likeness the texture on the fox which has a bristle-like quality compared to a flat surface. The texture ressembles hair so our team used the new hair scanning mode with 3D scanning software, FlexScan3D, that is included with the HDI Advance R3 3D Scanner. 

3D scan of fox

(Left) 3D model of a fox in black and white, (Middle) 3D model of a fox with color texture, (Right) Actual photo of the Christmas ornament

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


This blog post was previously posted on Fri, Dec 21, 2012 on 3D3 Solutions blog. LMI Technologies acquired 3D3 Solutions on
May 1, 2013. 3D3 Solutions website will be redirected to LMI Technologies website.

Posted by Pauline Tang