By on February 5th, 2009 in blog

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ZCorp, the makers of that very popular line of 3D Printers, does more than just that – they also make 3D scanners. While the ZScanners are not exactly newly announced, we still think they’re worthy of discussion. It fascinates us how one could wander through the real world with a handheld device (and laptop trailing behind on a Firewire cable) and capture a highly accurate digital model of whatever, simply by waving the scanner correctly.

We believe ZCorp’s interest in scanners is predictable – more elderly readers may recall the early days of Microsoft Windows, where Microsoft, a software company, deemed it necessary to build and market a computer mouse in order to stimulate interest in their mouse-oriented software. The same thing is happening here.

But it’s way cooler!

Via ZCorp

By Kerry Stevenson

Kerry Stevenson, aka "General Fabb" has written over 8,000 stories on 3D printing at Fabbaloo since he launched the venture in 2007, with an intention to promote and grow the incredible technology of 3D printing across the world. So far, it seems to be working!

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