Technology company BQ has this week announced they have released the open source Horus Software for their Ciclop 3D Scanner to provide extra functionality for users to enjoy and provides a scanning area of 205 x 205 mm.
The Ciclop 3D Scanner is equipped with laser triangulation technology together with a rotating turntable, and has been created to be the first DIY 3D scanner allowing user to create it and modifiy the design to meet their needs and improve upon the design if possible adding the community.
The DIWO website explains : “Ciclop is an Open Source 3D scanner kit. Being Open Source allows the user to study and modify it and being sold as a kit permits the user to buy all the components at once and at a fair price. Ciclop’s structure is composed of 3D printed pieces, M8 threaded rods, M8 screws, M3 screws, nuts and washers.
It has a 20 cm radius methacrylate rotating platform on which the piece to be scanned is placed. It is covered with an anti-slip surface to prevent the objects from moving during the scanning. The sensor is composed of a Logitech C270 HD webcam in the middle, two class 17 line laser modules on both sides and a ZUM BT-3288 board, which is located in the interior of the body.“
For more information on the new Ciclop 3D scanner jump over to the DIWO website for details via the link below.