• Project: Shapify
  • Client: Artec Group, Люксембург
  • Year: 2014
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Shapify scans a person full height for subsequent 3D-printing of the figurine on a smaller scale. The cylindrical frame on which 4 scanners, lighting and white background are fixed, rotates 360 degrees around a stationary podium where a person stands. The entire scanning procedure takes 12 seconds, during which the person stands still.

Shapify can be transported from place to place (the technical support team of 2 people assembles and disassembles Shapify in 4 to 5 hours) due to its collapsible structure. Together with the customer's engineers we came up with the framework and layout scheme. The engineering was on the client’s side.

High-quality scanning requires a uniform white background and a soft lighting by reflected light. This function is performed by two cylindrical backgrounds, reflecting the light from the side lighting. 3D figure is printed on a scale of 1:12, 1:10, and 1:8. The scanner can scan one person or a group of 2-3 people.

At the exterior side of the structure the pictures are printed, thus it performs the function of an advertising banner. Between the two layers of the background construction frame and switching are hidden.

Dimensions of the equipment are 3.3m x 3.3m x 2.8m.

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