Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

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Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

The Structure Sensor turns iPads into 3D scanners.

(Credit: Occipital)

The new Structure Sensor from startup company Occipital promises to convert iPads and iPhones into 3D scanners. Launching today on Kickstarter, the device is designed to create accurate three dimensional images of objects in the real world.

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Occipital CEO Jeff Powers and some of the team behind the Structure Sensor to demo the gadget first hand. Essentially the Structure consists of a bracket-style clip that attaches to the camera side of Apple ‘s iPad.

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Connecting to the iPad via its Lightning cable, the Structure then works in unison with its own infrared sensor and black and white camera (for depth perception) along with the tablet’s on-board imaging system. Commanded by mobile apps living on the iPad, this setup then has the power to “sense” a wide range of o… [Read more]

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects


Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

 

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

 

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

 

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

 

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

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