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Bridge Building The Portland Way

ENTRY 9Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Moving a large object, for instance, a 40 foot wooden beam, might involve some brainpower, but not too much. Sliding a 1,000-foot long bridge requires a fair amount of genius. Not only did Sundt Construction propose the novel idea of tempo…

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Scanning Our Way In North Dakota

ENTRY 12Medora, NDFriday, June 20, 2014

North Dakota is a bit off the beaten path and that's a good thing -- you can experience part of America that, for some, seems to have vanished. Thankfully, the little town of Medora has kept that from happening with at least two treasures tha…

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Making On The Fourth Of July In Chicago

ENTRY 17Chicago, ILFriday, July 4, 2014

Spent some time at the famous Pumping Station: One last night (July 3rd) in Chicago. Thanks to Bart Dring for inviting me. Pretty cool spot for one of the biggest, if not the biggest, makerspace in the USA. They have a lot…

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Pumping Station One: Take 2

ENTRY 22Chicago, ILTuesday, July 8, 2014

Last week, I made a quick visit to Pumping Station One in Chicago. But we had enough interest, thanks to Bart Dring from Inventables, to make a second trip. Wow! Well worth the drive and effort to hang out with this energetic group of makers,…

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Detroit Meetup Teaches Fine Points Of Laser Scanning

ENTRY 30Troy, MIFriday, July 18, 2014

All of our stops and visits for 3DRV have something cool about them – this one in Detroit, in Troy actually, was filled with an abundance of enthusiasm and energy from the local community. That happened because of Chad Studer, who owns ADSK S…

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Slideshow: Reality Computing in Pittsburgh

ENTRY 37Pittsburgh, PAMonday, July 28, 2014

On July 24th, Autodesk, the 3DRV and Alpha Labs Gear came together to host a Reality Computing Meet Up to showcase some of the latest cutting edge technologies that enable anyone to capture the world around them, modify it to c…

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Slideshow: 3DRV Hits Toledo, OH!

ENTRY 38Toledo, OHMonday, July 28, 2014

One of Autodesk’s customers, SSOE in Toledo, OH, was eager to have the 3DRV stop by for a visit. So much so, they wanted to host an event! SSOE employees, local engineers and members of the local BIM User Group, came out to learn more …

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​Scanning Vintage Motorcycles In Sturgis

ENTRY 43Deadwood, SDWednesday, August 6, 2014

It is the quietest collection of motorcycles you will ever see, at least while they rest comfortably in the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum in Sturgis, South Dakota. In this tiny town of roughly 7,000 people, most would not put the words “motorcycl…

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Smithsonian Institution - Seal Fossil

ENTRY 108Washington, DCWednesday, September 10, 2014

This is a great new blog post by TJ McCue.

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Smithsonian Institution - T.Rex

ENTRY 108Washington, DCWednesday, September 10, 2014

This is a great new blog post by TJ McCue.

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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello: Rich for 3D Reality Capture

ENTRY 55Charlottesville, VAThursday, September 11, 2014

While the 3D RV did not make an official visit to Monticello, a visit to Virginia is not complete without visiting one of our nation's Founding Fathers. Plus, we knew that the facility was undergoing some significant renovation…

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Laser Scanning Madness In Washington DC

ENTRY 57Washington, DCThursday, September 11, 2014

Recently, there was an internal Autodesk campaign and Jessica Brill won the contest. That earned Jess a free trip to Washington DC and a few days to hang out with the 3DRV. Jess is a social media manager on the AEC team, so building…

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NBA’s Brooklyn Nets Call On 3D Experts At Gilbane

ENTRY 66New York, NYFriday, October 10, 2014

Here’s a challenge: Create a new basketball training facility from a pre-WWII building where you have little information about the structure. Oh, and do it in about a year. That’s the challenge that Gilbane Inc faces in a cool project for the…

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3D Scanning and 3D Printing with Autodesk and Geek Beat

ENTRY 68Dallas , TXFriday, October 17, 2014

Next week, the 3DRV will roll into Dallas to hang out with the Geek Beat TV team. Over two days, a team from the Autodesk Reality Computing department will head out to Dallas to laser scan (using Faro laser scanners, of course) the Geek House…

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No Limits: Observations From Ellis Island

ENTRY 75New York, NYFriday, October 24, 2014

The first photo in this post is a close-up of the ceiling within the Ellis Island immigration station. Maybe you have looked up to see it on your own trip there. Perhaps you have only heard about the place famous in American history for …

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Savvy On 3D - Motley Fool Interview Conversation

ENTRY 80Washington, DCWednesday, November 5, 2014

One of the leading publications to cover 3D (and all financial stocks) is the Motley Fool. I have long been a fan and was excited that they wanted to visit with the 3DRV. Rex Moore is a writer and analyst for the Fool and he spent a bunc…

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3DRV Visit: USAFA Reality Capture Showcase: Lt. Col. Patrick Suermann

ENTRY 108Colorado Springs, COWednesday, November 12, 2014

This is a great new blog post by TJ McCue.

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3DRV Visit: USAFA Reality Capture Showcase: Pete Kelsey, Autodesk

ENTRY 108Colorado Springs, COWednesday, November 12, 2014

This is a great new blog post by TJ McCue.

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Preserving Autograph Rock On The Santa Fe Trail

ENTRY 83Boise City, OKWednesday, November 19, 2014

While driving in Texas, we heard about a little-known historical spot a bit further north (in Oklahoma), known as Autograph Rock. It is on the Sante Fe Trail, which went from Franklin, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico. We did some resea…

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Why “REAL 2015” Is An Event You Don’t Want To Miss

ENTRY 99Los Angeles, CAFriday, November 21, 2014

Reality computing is a big new term. It reflects a lot of the work you hear about with the Google Tango phone, Amazon’s 3D phone, or a host of other smartphones that let us capture the world around us, in real time. I’m pretty excited to lear…

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