Author Archives: Daniel Leaderman

Daniel Leaderman covers health care, higher education, and technology.

Immersive, 3D scanner comes to UMBC

The new 3D-scanning room at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County uses 90 cameras to create digital models of objects – and people. (Photo by Marlayna Demond for UMBC).

A cage-like structure adorned with dozens of cameras, the device looks a bit like a transporter from “Star Trek.”  But instead of scrambling your atoms and zapping you through space, it will take numerous high-resolution pictures of you and zap ...

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