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October 25, 2016

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Augmented Reality and AI: Gartner Predicts Tech Trends
By 2020, the company says, 100 million consumers will shop in AR. Some of their predictions are even more dystopian.

Ai Build Unveils Daedalus Pavilion, 3D Printed by Robots Using Artificial Intelligence
The 3D-printing service company is working on machine learning and industrial 3D printing to bring about a future “in which on-demand 3D printing services can provide architects and designers with a unprecedented range of construction opportunities.”

Artec 3D Scanners Used for Historical Preservation at the Sit of China’s Famous Terracotta Army
The handheld scanners were recently put to work capturing skeletons at the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang.


How the Westworld Laboratory 3D Prints Robots and Realism
The production team used the technology of today to build the technology of tomorrow.

Fly Above San Francisco’s Mission with this 3D Drone-Made Map
Hivemapper has mapped San Francisco by drone, making them the “Google Maps of the near-skies.”

3D Imaging Utilized in Study to Prove Genes Influence Facial Appearance
“Various data sets from the observational study led to a conclusion that certain genes play crucial roles in the development of craniofacial features, significantly affecting facial structures and features.”

Researchers are Using 3D Motion Capture to Document Kung Fu Before it Disappears
Kung fu is dying out—but archivists are racing to capture it in 3D video before it disappears completely.

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