This $15 3D scanner consists of a tub of milk and a smartphone

This $15 3D scanner consists of a tub of milk and a smartphone

Here’s an article you can probably afford to skim-read: Instructables user yenfre has developed a low-cost (~$15) 3D scanner that can be assembled with a smartphone, two containers, and milk . The unusual contraption received the runner-up prize at Penn State’s 2016 HackPSU hackathon. There are many ways to build a low-cost 3D scanner, whether using photogrammetry , infrared sensors , or dairy products. Wait a minute…what? That’s right: an Instructables user has used your favorite calcium-rich liquid to create a somewhat messy, ultra low-cost 3D scanner, which—much to everyone’s surprise—works! If the thought of using milk to create […]

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