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Cairowest Report – The Source Book of 3D Scanning, Imaging, Reality Capture, and Digital Vision

The Cairowest Report – The Source Book of 3D Scanning, Imaging, Reality Capture, and Digital Vision is the most comprehensive book ever produced that covers all aspects of 3D scanning.

This unique book will be available as a PDF or eBook, and will be offered as a one-time purchase or an annual subscription, since the book will be updated twice a year. The subscription option is a special value because of the rapid evolution of 3D scanning techniques, applications, and products.

Table of Contents

Foreword

  • A brief introduction to the book written by a well-known 3D scanning industry luminary

Part 1. History/Background of 3D Scanning

  • Basic principles of 3D scanning
  • Evolutionof 3D scanning technologies and applications

Part 2. 3D Scanning Techniques/Methods

  • Survey of different 3D scanning techniques and methods, including:
    • Air Gage
      Computed Tomography (CT)
      Hybrid
      Infrared
      LADAR
      Laser
      LIDAR
      Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
      Photography/Photogrammetry
      Video/Videogrammetry
      Red Light
      Blue Light
      White Light
      Structured Light
      Touch Probe
      Ultrasonic
      X-Ray
      Other
  • Advantages/benefits and disadvantages of each technique/method

Part 3. 3D Scanning Applications

  • Applications for 3D scanning, including:
    • Archeology (Historical and Industrial)
      Architecture
      Civil Engineering
      Dental
      Facility Management (FM)
      Forensics/Crime Scene Analysis
      GD&T Assessment
      Hobby
      Industrial
      Medical
      Metrology
      Paleontology
      Quality Control/Inspection
      Reverse Engineering
      Other

Part 4. 3D Scanning Research and New Developments

  • Commercial
  • Academic
  • Open Source

Part 5. 3D Scanning Hardware Vendors

  • Comprehensive listing of 3D scanning hardware vendors with detailed descriptions of products

Part 6. 3D Scanning Software Vendors

  • Comprehensive listing of 3D scanning software vendors for point cloud processing, inspection, and CAD with detailed descriptions of products

Part 7. 3D Scanning Service Providers

  • Comprehensive listing of 3D scanning service providers

Appendices

A. Glossary
B. Physics of Optics (optical principles)
C. Hardware/Scanner Specifications (by technology)
D. Software Specifications (by function)
E. Vendor Contact Information (alphabetical by Hardware, Software, and Services)

Index