Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas has brought many interesting and exciting news for 3d printing world. Acer revealed it’s new laptop The V 17 Nitro Notebook, that has unique features including Intel RealSense 3D cameras, improved battery life of eight to ten hours.
The PC is outfitted with Intel's Realsense 3D camera, an advancement of the webcam which has a conventional camera, an infrared camera, and an infrared laser projector that can sense profundity and measurement, permitting slick traps like 3d scanning of items, as well as motion tracking, signal controls in mid-air, and many more. All these features enabled to play games, surf internet, open application without touching the keyboard or mouse.
"Acer believes three-dimensional computing offers unlimited potential for both professional and consumer uses,". "Business applications include 3D modeling, mapping and architectural design, while the most popular consumer uses will likely include augmented reality gaming, and simple PC navigation and control." said Jerry Kao, president of Acer Notebook Business Group.
We can scan the real object using the Intel Real sense camera in 3D, convert them into 3d modeling and send the .stl file directly to printer. The laptop has been promoted as a gaming system, perfect of 3d scans and other 3d related.
Intel is very much interested to bring the 3d camera in all other laptop that includes top brands later this year might make 3d scanning and 3d printing available for all.