Japanese company iGUAZU has started selling 3D Systems' personal 3D scanner for iPad - iSense - in Japan on August 18.
Set iSense to an iPad with the dedicated application installed and scan an object to make its 3D data. It's a very compact device (119.2x27.9x29mm, 99.2g) so that you can bring it with you anywhere you go and use it easily.
In addition, the accompanying software allows you to convert scanned data to STL data for shaping the form in a 3D printer.
Sanwa Supply released a cabinet that allows you to store a maximum of 10 iPad/tablets for ¥79,800.
There are USB ports in each space so that you can charge them and you can synchronize all of the tablets at the same time with just a single touch of a sync button. It has a lock on the door and also you can use a security wire for double security. It has a built-in fan at the back of the device to pull the warm air outside.
It could be a great tool to manage and keep tablets for business use. Up to 3 cabinets can be stacked to conserve office space.
This is the teamLabBody, co-developed by teamLab and Professor Sugamoto, in Osaka University's department of orthopedics. It is a 3D human anatomy app, based on the joints and natural range of movements of the human body.
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