Direct Dimensions SME 3D Imaging 2009 Conference Keynote Presentation V2c Release

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This is Michael Raphael's Keynote Presentation given May 14, 2009, called "A Perspective on the 3D Imaging Industry," at the SME 3D Imaging Conference in Schaumburg, IL. This presentation describes the 'state-of-the-industry' in terms of the technology, manufacturers, applications, and adoption of 3D imaging. Raphael is considered one of the leading experts in the field.

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  • Direct Dimensions SME 3D Imaging 2009 Conference Keynote Presentation V2c Release

    1. 1. A Perspective on the 3D Imaging Industry Michael Raphael President & Chief Engineer SME 3DI 2009 Chairperson [email_address] www.directdimensions.com 3D Imaging Keynote Presentation: Chicago, May 14, 2009
    2. 2. <ul><li>Why me for the 3D Imaging Keynote? </li></ul><ul><li>Who and what is the 3D Imaging industry? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the challenges? </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses 3D Imaging? </li></ul><ul><li>How can 3D Imaging impact our world? </li></ul>Introductory Questions
    3. 3. Why Me for the 3DI Keynote? <ul><li>B.S. in Engineering; Masters of Engr. Admin. </li></ul><ul><li>Aero Engineer at Martin Marietta Corp. (Thrust Reversers) </li></ul><ul><li>Found & contacted FARO in 1989; began co-development </li></ul><ul><li>1 st FaroArm trade show at AutoFact in 1991 in Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>Founded Direct Dimensions in 1995 as 3D metrology shop </li></ul><ul><li>Began laser scanning & point cloud processing in 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Test and use most all scanners & 3D metrology systems </li></ul><ul><li>We represent, sell, support, train many 3D HW & SW’s </li></ul><ul><li>Employ over 20 and perform 100’s of projects every year </li></ul><ul><li>Deeply committed to the 3D industry & technology </li></ul>
    4. 4. Types of 3D Scanning Technology <ul><li>Portable CMM Arms </li></ul><ul><li>White Light </li></ul><ul><li>Optical Trackers </li></ul><ul><li>Confocal </li></ul><ul><li>Touch Digitizers </li></ul><ul><li>CMM-based Scanners </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial CT </li></ul><ul><li>Micro CT </li></ul><ul><li>Cone Beam CT </li></ul><ul><li>Spherical Scanners </li></ul><ul><li>Dental Scanners </li></ul><ul><li>Body Scanners </li></ul><ul><li>Light Polarization </li></ul><ul><li>Image Correlation </li></ul>
    5. 5. 3D Scanning Technology Mfgs With new firms coming... Zystum SkyScan Neptec GOM Zeiss Shapegrapper Micrometric Vision FARO Technologies Z&F ScanTech Metronor Dim. Photonics Xradia Roland Metron Dage Wolf & Beck Riegl Metris Cyberware Wilks & Wilson PulseTech MetricVision Creaform Werth Polhemus MDI CGI Vitronic Opton Leica Breuckmann Vialux Optimet Laser Design Basis Software Varian Optech Konica Minolta ATI Trimble Nub3d Keyence API TC2 Northstar Inspeck AICON Steintek Northern Digital Imtec 3Shape Steinbichler NextEngine Immersion 3rd Tech Solutionix Nextec Hamano 3D Digital
    6. 6. 3D Scanning Project Parameters From SME 3D Imaging Tech Group – “Technology Matrix” Project touch resolution ergonomics threads reporting/deliverables environment texture reliability ease of use temperature reflectivity destructive standoff portability depth of field stability occlusions cost speed noise color size/volume material certification sharp features maintenance calibration set-up time internals automation secondary metrology holes ambient light safety fixturing accuracy
    7. 7. Scale of 3D Scanning Technology Sweet Spot
    8. 8. “ Reverse Engineering”
    9. 9. “ In-Line Inspection”
    10. 10. What Is Driving Growth of 3D Industry? General Purpose Scanning Small Large Dental Buildings Opposite Ends of Size Spectrum!
    11. 11. Market Trends <ul><li>Primary mid-range core is competitive </li></ul><ul><li>Micro-CT scanners entering market </li></ul><ul><li>Human body scanning is growing </li></ul><ul><li>Dental market scanning is exploding </li></ul><ul><li>Long range scanning is expanding </li></ul>
    12. 12. Core 3D Imaging Products
    13. 13. MicroCT Scanners Enter Market
    14. 14. Human Body Scanning is Growing
    15. 15. Dental Scanning is Exploding
    16. 16. Long Range Scanning is Expanding
    17. 17. Growing Adoption Segments <ul><li>Digital Heritage </li></ul><ul><li>Museums </li></ul><ul><li>Medical </li></ul><ul><li>Forensics </li></ul><ul><li>Arts & Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Mass Customization </li></ul>
    18. 18. Digital Heritage
    19. 19. Museums
    20. 20. Medical
    21. 21. Facial Imaging New camera-based 3D imaging technology from Dimensional Imaging
    22. 22. Forensics
    23. 23. Arts & Entertainment
    24. 24. Radiohead - House of Cards
    25. 25. Mass Customization
    26. 26. Facilities & Infrastructure
    27. 27. Ways To Connect & Communicate
    28. 28. Ways To Connect & Communicate <ul><li>Trade Magazines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3D Scanning Technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time Compression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop Engineer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Surveyor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>eNewsletters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trades Magazines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TenLinks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vendors & OEMs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service Providers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SME 3DI/CMSC/SPAR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vendor User Meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Events: CAA2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Forums </li></ul><ul><ul><li>forums.sme.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.laserscanning.org.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.3dlaserscanning.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linked In Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Laser Scanning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Portable CMM </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Associations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SME/ASTM/CMSC/IAFSM </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Searches </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs/RSS Feeds </li></ul>
    29. 29. Conclusions for 3D Imaging Industry The industry grows! <ul><li>Our Challenges : </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of diverse applications </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow inconsistencies </li></ul><ul><li>Many deliverable options </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of workflows </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of tools! </li></ul><ul><li>Our Opportunities : </li></ul><ul><li>3D is emerging all around us </li></ul><ul><li>Technology evolving rapidly </li></ul><ul><li>Information is available immediately </li></ul><ul><li>Market-based applications pull us </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation happens </li></ul>
    30. 30. A Perspective on the 3D Imaging Industry Thank You! 3D Imaging Keynote Presentation: Michael Raphael President & Chief Engineer SME 3DI 2009 Chairperson [email_address] www.directdimensions.com

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