Mathew Cappel, Berding 3D Scanning
Giles Gaskell, NVision
Rick Moore, US Army Edgewood RDE Center
Michael Raphael, Direct Dimensions, Inc.
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tech Group Meeting: 3D Data Capture/Reverse Engineering
The 3D Data Capture/Reverse Engineering Tech Group focuses on processes that combine hardware and software technology to capture 3D spatial measurement data to create 3D digital representations of physical objects for downstream applications. This meeting will provide updates on activities including:
3D Scanning conference development
Standards sub group
Brainstorming ideas for member benefits
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
A second reception on the show floor that gives you another opportunity to relax and make contacts that could help you solve your next rapid related challenge.
Sponsors of 3D Scanning include CGI, Faro Technologies, Geomagicand, Direct Dimensions, NextEngine, RapidForm, InnovMetric and Datakit. For further information on 3D Scanning, including conference line-up, exhibitors, travel and lodging and online registration, visit
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