• The scanner is called Eora 3D, and it projects a green laser beam that sweeps across an object, collecting several images per second that map the contours of the object. You sync it to your smartphone -- iPhone only for now -- using Bluetooth.
  • According to the creators, the laser beam-based process is much more precise than creating a 3D scan from photographs. One potential use is scanning clay models that are difficult to recreate in CAD.
  • You'll be able to get your hands on one next month, when the company launches its Kickstarter to cover manufacturing costs.

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