Category Archives: 3D Modeling

Buttercup – African Slave Doll

In this video, Dr. Gwen Graham of EKU shows of her family heirloom – a slave doll named Buttercup. She wanted to share this doll with her f2f and online students without bringing in the physical doll, and perhaps damaging it in … Continue reading

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Google’s Project Tango and Augmented Reality

Google recently announced project Tango – a 3D mapping framework that will allow for simple scanning and virtual generation of a real world 3D environment. This project falls in the category of several sensing applications that utilize sensors such as … Continue reading

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Generating 3D objects – Part 2

It’s been a year since we described how to create an accurate 3D models  by using ReconstructMe. A lot of things have changed in our little shop, and we reflected a bit on the work we created for the past 3 … Continue reading

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Generating 3D Models for Augmented Reality Projects with Xbox Kinect – Part 1.

Creating 3D models often requires hours of labor and knowledge of complex 3D modeling software. There is no way around it; if you want to create a 3D model of a specific object, you have to search for the model, … Continue reading

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