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Would it be possible to make a 3D scanner using 4 flatbed scanners in a square setup and custom software? Answered

I was just wondering...

3D colour scans possible using old, spare or salvaged flatbed scanners?

I have little knowledge about how it works and am purely curious.

Thanks :)

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Faceripper4D

4 years ago

Yes, now it looks like it can be done but just need one scanner... how i know because im the inventor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Gnl61yzVoc

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Re-design

7 years ago

No. scanners don't have lenses so they won't focus and image more than half an inch or so off the glass.

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FoolishSagelshoesmith

Answer 7 years ago

There are several software packages out there that convert several 2d pictures to a 3d model. Re-design points out that flatbeds wont work but a jig with a digital camera could.