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Handheld scanner makes it easy to print your own 3D bust

3D printing is all the rage this holiday season. One company wants to make it easier to recreate objects using a 3D scanner.

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Every existing smartphone and tablet can now be a 3D scanner

Microsoft research team claims it has devised a way to turn 2D images into a 3D renderings in less than two minutes.

Beyond the basement, 3D printing evolves into big business

3-D printing may have an image problem. It's sometimes seen as a hobbyist pursuit -- a fun way to build knickknacks from your living room desktop -- but a growing number of companies are giving serious thought to the technology to help get new ideas off the ground.

3D printing comes of age

Boeing, NASA, Lockheed Martin and GE are among the large corporations that for decades have used additive manufacturing, known more popularly as 3-D printing.

Xerox releases patch for scanning error issue

Xerox has issued the first software patch intended to fix a problem in some multi-function printers that causes characters to be incorrectly reproduced when scanned.

MakerBot Digitzer turns real objects to digital models

We've already seen 3D printers, so why not 3D scanners as well? MakerBot's new $1400 Digitizer lets you scan 3D objects, converting them into digital models you can manipulate and then print on your 3D printer.

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Impact of Xerox character-substitution bug wider than thought

Xerox says a fix it offered for the software problem last week doesn't totally eliminate the bug.

Xerox to patch scanner glitch that can alter numbers

Xerox will disable a scanner setting in some of its WorkCentre products that can sometimes result in figures being altered in scanned documents.

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Casio shows Android combo scanner-tablet for business

Japan's Casio is preparing to launch a new Android tablet for businesses that acts as a personal scanner.

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Gorgeous Tech: 25 Award-Winning Designs

The international red dot awards program recognizes outstanding product designs across numerous categories, including tech.

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Japan's Fuji Xerox Sends Staff to Tsunami-Hit Area to Digitize Damaged Documents

Japanese copy machine maker Fuji Xerox on Tuesday sent a group of employees to a city hit hard by last year's killer tsunami, to help digitize documents damaged...

ScanBooth Turns Your Phone Into a Scanner

This Kickstarter project keeps your smartphone in the perfect position for taking scan-quality photos of documents.

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Ion Docs 2 Go Lets You Scan Docs and Photos Directly to iPhone, iPad

Got a shoebox of old photos that you want to view on your iPad or iPhone? These two new gadgets from Ion might make your life a little easier.

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Android Edges RIM, Apple as Most Popular Smartphone OS

Operating system choices are split roughly in thirds, with Android slightly ahead of its competitors.

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