Augmented Reality on iOS Tablets with Occipital’s Structure Sensor

3D map, scan and enter a virtual world with this device

On 1 November 2013, Occipital received $1,290,440, by way of Kickstarter, to fund the production of their Structure Sensor. Functional models began shipment in June 2014 and ever since, the brand, its software and accompanying iOS app have been in further development—advancing a first-of-a-kind service. The small sensor clasps onto an array of iPad models and offers unprecedented 3D scanning and mapping for the masses. …

Sprout by HP

Computer interaction moves back to the drawing board

Human to computer interaction is ever-changing with an ironic (though welcomed) evolution to more natural interfaces. Sprout by HP, the latest case-in-point, has just been officially unveiled. Sprout is a touch-screen Windows PC that has a touch-sensitive mat and projection surface where you’d expect to see a keyboard. The technology packed into Sprout is significant, but the resulting interface is simple. The relationship between the …

3D-Scanned Customized Protection by Bell Helmets

Customized for the perfect fit and heightened safety on (and off) the streets

Bell Helmets, the all-American helmet company—has spent the last 60 years protecting racers and enthusiasts from head injuries. In various disciplines ranging from self-powered to gas-powered sports, Bell has positioned itself at the forefront of helmet technology. Now the company is taking “custom fit” to a whole new level with their new 3D imaging which conforms helmets to each customer’s unique head shape. This process …