KODAK Full Body 3D Scanner Now Available in the US & Canada

Berkeley, CA, Thursday, March 29th, 2018- Today Twindom, brand licensee of Kodak, announced that the KODAK Full Body 3D Scanner is now available to start shipping to customers in the U.S. and Canada. The new KODAK 3D scanner will have a base price of $29,995 plus a monthly cloud subscription.

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NASCAR Drivers Monetize Through 3D Scanning

While 3D printing is becoming an increasingly common concept in the consumer landscape, businesses and personalities are just now beginning to realize the opportunities of 3D scanning. Of all the groups that could stand to benefit from the application of this technology, celebrities and sports figures may have one of the largest untapped potentials.
 
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3D Scanning For AR and VR

To most, augmented reality may seem like a superficial idea on the surface. However, AR has the potential to change the way that we interact and experience life on a day-to-day basis. AR developers are continually finding new methods to enhance what they can do with AR, and 3D scanning is proving to be quite effective. Thyng, a recent Twindom customer and leading AR developer, shows just how valuable 3D scanning can be in terms of developing an AR application.
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3 Unexpected Ways to Use Full Body 3D Scanners

When our founders first started building full body 3D scanners, it was certainly with 3D portraiture in mind. But thanks to the hundreds of emails and phone conversations with passionate members of the 3D printing community at large, we’ve discovered several unconventional use cases for the Twindom platform that we are excited to explore and develop further. Find a roundup of our top three unconventional full body 3D scanning use cases below: 

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Three Reasons Why 3D Printed Portrait Photography Will Withstand the Test of Time

As evidenced by the Google Arts and Culture portrait app that recently went viral,  the practice of portraiture will always be alive and kicking for as long as human beings remain sentient on this planet. As the social media boom of the past two decades transformed how we present ourselves both online and off, the desire to remain in control of our own narratives through digital storytelling remains one of the most pervasive and impenetrable social forces at work in today’s world.

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Four Moments of Every Love Story That Should Be Told in 3D

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Twindom and Kodak Announce the KODAK Full Body 3D Scanner

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Top Reasons to Invest in a 3D Portrait Business [Infographic]

 

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Is 3D Scanning Technology a Catalyst to Augmented Reality’s Growth?

Imagine a company printing 211 million copies of a product catalog. That is more than 20 times the population of Sweden.What would happen if you added augmented reality to the mix? IKEA, a Swedish home furniture company, valued for offering good design and functionality at affordable prices, just started utilizing this strategy. They recently launched their augmented reality shopping app, called IKEA Place, which can overlay 3D models of furniture onto floors and other surfaces in a customer’s house in real time. Customers have been extremely excited because it has allowed them a sneak peek into how furniture would look in their house before committing to a purchase.

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3D Printed Figurine of RX-78-2 Gundam Costume

One of the most popular usecases for Twindom's full body 3D scanners is people who take them to cosplay and halloween-themed events. The above is an image of a 3D printed figurine from someone who dressed up in a RX-78-2 Gundam suit at an event that Seattle-based Holodeck 3D Studios did with a Twinstant Mobile full body 3D scanner. The full color 3D print was fulfilled using Twindom's full color 3D printing service on a Projet 660 3D printer.

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