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Galaxy S10 release will be 3D special, like iPhone X

Galaxy S10 release will be 3D special, like iPhone X

Samsung is almost certainly set to bring their 10th Galaxy S smartphone into this world with a bang. A report from South Korea suggests this week that they'll do something not unlike Apple's iPhone X, what with its replacement of the number 10 with the letter, and the 3D scanning abilities - though from a slightly different angle than Apple.

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Kinect is dead

Kinect is dead

Microsoft's Kinect is officially out of production - neither Kinect for Xbox nor Kinect for PC shall be made henceforth. For those consumers that've been waiting to pick up a Kinect - now's the time. Once stock is gone, it's gone forever. The creators and those influenced by the original release of the Kinect, however, roll forward with projects far out-performing their predecessors.

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An iPhone 8 3D face-scanner could replace Touch ID

An iPhone 8 3D face-scanner could replace Touch ID

Tips and talk of the possibility of removing the Touch ID sensor from iPhone 8 has turned over a new rumor - one about faces. In place of a Touch ID scanner, says the rumor, Apple might employ a 3D scanner embedded within the iPhone 8. This 3D scanner would, potentially, work as a face scanner, unlocking the iPhone with the user's face rather than with their finger. This would eliminate the need for a Touch ID sensor altogether.

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Nefertiti bust secretly scanned, 3D model released to public

Nefertiti bust secretly scanned, 3D model released to public

The Bust of Queen Nefertiti has resided in the Neues Museum in Berlin since German archaeologists nabbed it from an Egyptian site in the early 1900s. It is one of the museum’s biggest bragging points, and is a hot point of contention among many: Egypt has long sought to bring it home, and many have pressed the museum to return it. Two artists have taken things a step further, though -- they secretly created a 3D scan of the bust and have made the model public.

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HP Sprout Pro hands-on: 3D-scanning PC action on another level

HP Sprout Pro hands-on: 3D-scanning PC action on another level

This week the folks at HP have revealed the HP Sprout Pro, a new version of the first HP Sprout revealed last year. This new version rolls with a 6th-generation Intel Core i7 processor inside (the newest and most top-class), and you'll have top-end graphics as well. This version of the device is aimed a bit more at the education market, coming with Skype for Business and software that lends itself to scanning documents on the fly.

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Researchers use Kinect to increase 3D scanning accuracy by 1000x

Researchers use Kinect to increase 3D scanning accuracy by 1000x

It's hard to deny the fact that the Kinect has all but failed as a gaming device. Despite their initial decisions, Microsoft stopped including the device with all Xbox One bundles, which fractured the install base. And with that, fewer and fewer developers felt the need or desire to implement its features into their games. However, the device is still being used to make breakthroughs in other, non-gaming areas.

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eora 3D scanner uses your smartphone and a green laser

eora 3D scanner uses your smartphone and a green laser

People that are heavily into 3D printing can get new things to print into their computer for the printer to work on using a 3D scanner. A new 3D scanner has debuted called eora 3D and unlike some other scanners on the market the eora aims to be inexpensive. The way it cuts the price is by using something you already own to control the scanner- your smartphone.

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