Blog

04 Sep 2019
WE ARE REBRANDING

Over the next year Thor3D will slowly transition to the Calibry brand. This will include changes to our website and to our software.

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03 Sep 2019
SHIPPED THE FIRST CALIBRY THIS SUMMER!

We did it! This summer we shipped our first Calibry scanner. It took almost a year, but we did it. A huge weight has been lifted off our shoulders.

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16 Jul 2019
HOW CALIBRY IS DIFFERENT FROM ALL OTHER THOR SCANNERS…

We are often being asked, “Why is Calibry called “a Thor3D project” instead of just being another scanner in a product line”?

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27 Feb 2019
FOLLOWING THE EXHIBITION

Last weekend, a large exhibition of modern additive technologies TCT Asia 2019 ended in Shanghai. It was obvious how significant the 3D scanning theme is for those...

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26 Feb 2019
WHY DID WE NAME OUR NEW 3D SCANNER AFTER A BIRD?

There is a cute little bird called Colibri (also known as Hummingbird). One of its variants, the Bee Hummingbird...

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07 Feb 2019
A CANDID BLOG ENTRY OF THE 3-MONTH-OLD CEO

I’ve been the CEO of Thor3D for three months now. Time to take stock. The good… Having concentrated all my time...

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31 Jan 2019
WHEN WILL A 3D SCANNER APPEAR IN YOUR PHONE?

Every year for the past 10 years the media, consulting agencies in our field and even our clients predict our demise...

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07 Dec 2018
TIPS AND TRICKS TO SCANNING A HUMAN BODY

We are frequently asked by orthopedic manufacturers how to scan a human body properly...

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30 Oct 2018
REMESHING

Users experienced with CAD files know the importance of a quality polygonal mesh of a model for careful and successful work with the data.

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29 Aug 2018
Message from our new CEO

Today I am proud to accept the nomination from the Board of Directors to become CEO of Thor3D.

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02 Jul 2018
MSI vs ASUS 

When you work with 3D scanners, top-notch technology is all around. This time we had a chance to test MSI laptops and compare how they cope with post-processing! The result turned out to be interesting…

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29 May 2018
Scanning with Drake: Little Tricks

We continue to acquaint our readers with tips that can facilitate the scanning process and get the desired results with no headache. Today, we'll talk about how to scan small objects of simple geometric shapes or with repetitive geometry...

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17 May 2018
Five simple rules for working with markers

When faced with the need to digitize a middle- or a large-sized object, flat or having a repetitive geometry, in a regular scanning mode one can encounter the problem of loss of tracking...

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01 Feb 2018
What is “resolution” in a 3D scanner and why is it important?

The two most important criteria for a 3D scanner is “accuracy” and “resolution”, but these two specifications are frequently misunderstood. So, let me clarify “resolution” in this post and “accuracy” in a future article.

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02 Oct 2017
3D scanning helps a local art college

Scanning large statues for budding sculptor with the help of Drake Maxi scanner.

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18 Sep 2017
What is calibration and why is it a “good thing”?

But what is “calibration” and how will it benefit our customers?

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07 Jun 2017
What is the difference between Thor3D and Drake Maxi scanners?

We hear this question often and decided it was time to address it. Both Thor3D scanner and

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26 Jan 2017
HOW DO I CHOOSE A 3D SCANNER? WHERE TO BEGIN?

So, a knowledgeable person told you that you need a 3D scanner…but where do you start?...

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12 Jan 2017
LIFTING THE VEIL OF SECRECY: WHY ARE GOOD 3D SCANNERS SO EXPENSIVE?

I get asked this question all the time: why are your scanners so expensive? After all, it’s...

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23 Nov 2016
DRAKE WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

Last week, at the annual 3D Print Expo in Moscow, Thor3D was presented with the most prestigious award, “best innovative product

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23 Sep 2016
ANOTHER LOOK AT THE THOR3D TURNTABLE

Not much has been said by us about one of our accessories: the Thor3D turntable. Frankly, that’s because it has...

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16 Sep 2016
THE NAMING CHOICE – REVISITED

“To err is human, to forgive divine” — Alexander Pope About a week ago I posted, on our corporate website and...

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14 Sep 2016
HOW TO PICK A COLOR FOR A NEW 3D SCANNER?

A few weeks ago, at 5:30am on a gloomy Tuesday morning, I receive a text...

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08 Sep 2016
HOW TO NAME A 3D SCANNER

Lifting the veil of secrecy, I will tell you that our team has been working day and night on a brand-new, never-before-seen...

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26 May 2016
THE INDUSTRY LIKES US!

Ok… so maybe we’re tooting our own horn a bit, but we’ve had such positive feedback over the last two weeks, we can’t help ourselves...

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