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Artec Spider™ Artec Spider™ 3D resolution, up to:  0.1 mm
Weight:  0.85 kg / 1.9 lb
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Artec Eva™ Artec Eva™ 3D resolution, up to:  0.5 mm
Weight:  0.85 kg / 1.9 lb
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Artec L™ Artec L™ 3D resolution, up to:  1.0 mm
Weight:  2.3 kg / 5.1 lb
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Artec M™ Artec M™ 3D resolution, up to:  0.5 mm
Weight:  1.9 kg / 4.2 lb
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Artec MHT™ Artec MHT™ 3D resolution, up to:  0.5 mm
Weight:  1.6 kg / 3.5 lb
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Artec MH™ Artec MH™ 3D resolution, up to:  0.5 mm
Weight:  1.4 kg / 3.1 lb
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Artec S™ Artec S™ 3D resolution, up to:  0.2 mm
Weight:  1.6 kg / 3.5 lb
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Our special summer offer! 1 August 2013 Don't miss our bright summer offer! Add more color to your life and get your Eva Lite upgraded to Eva for a special price! Visit our online shop or contact your sales manager for more details. Offer valid from August'01 through October, 31 2013.
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Artec integrates AICON’s photogrammetry solution 16 April 2013 Artec integrates AICON’s photogrammetry solution Artec Group is proud to announce the integration of AICON 3D Systems' photogrammetry tool with Artec 3D scanners. Artec will integrate AICON's ScanReference photogrammetry solution with Artec Eva and Spider 3D scanners. This will allow users to attain higher accuracy in their results which then can be used in such industrial spheres as quality assurance, mass production and metrology.
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Artec on NBC news 21 March 2013 Artec on NBC news Artec was featured on NBC Bay Area nighty news. The NBC crew visited our office in Palo Alto, California and interviewed Artem Yukhin, Artec President.
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Winter Fun with Kinect contest 28 January 2013 Winter Fun with Kinect contest Having celebrated Christmas and New Year, we'd thought why can't we extend those festive feelings and ask the most creative folks out there to do something extraordinary.Today we’re announcing Winter Fun with Kinect contest inviting the Kinect owners around the world to create their own 3d models with our free fabulous Artec Studio software, designed specifically for Kinect, ASUS Xtion, Primesense sensors or our Eva 3D scanner. The main theme for scanned objects is winter. Snowmen, Santa and his elves, Xmas trees - think of winter to get inspired.
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Artec Group and OpenNI are proud to announce the joining of forces 28 January 2013 Artec Group and OpenNI are proud to announce the joining of forces Artec Group released Artec Studio and Artec Welcome - two free demo applications that turn affordable 3D sensors (PrimeSense, MS Kinect or Asus Xtion) into a powerful 3D scanner or precise biometric device correspondingly.
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Accuracy improvement through temperature adjusting algorithm in Artec Studio 9 14 November 2012 Today, I wanted to talk to you about Artec Studio 9’s (AS9) temperature adjustment algorithm. This new feature is not well understood, so I would like to clear things up.  
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Announcing release of Artec Studio 9.0 31 October 2012 Announcing release of Artec Studio 9.0 Artec is proud to announce the release of its latest software package: Artec Studio 9.0. Support for Kinect and other Primesense sensors Support for Eva Lite Improved interface and new features Lower price
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Artec scanners at the Olympics 20 August 2012 Artec scanners at the Olympics Great Britain officials decided to celebrate the Summer Olympics with a dozen of large-scale projects representing arts of different regions of the country. One of these projects is a 6 meter high puppet of Lady Godiva who is considered as the symbol of Coventry. Artec scanners were used during the creation of this gigantic puppet.
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Release of Artec Studio 8.1 8 August 2012 Release of Artec Studio 8.1 We are pleased to announce the release of the latest version of the Artec Studio 8.1 software. In this version new functions were added based on the requests of our partners and customers. These functions speed up the scanning process and improve the quality of the result. Here are some of the most interesting features:
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Beyond: two souls. Coming soon 6 August 2012 Beyond: two souls. Coming soon Artec scanners have helped to create surprisingly realistic models of the main characters of the new game for PS3 "Beyond: two souls", which should appear for sale in 2013.
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Battery for Artec scanners 1 August 2012 Battery for Artec scanners Do you often work with a scanner and wish you didn’t have to always be near a power source? Then this news will certainly delight you. Artec has released a special portable battery to make the process of working with our scanners even easier and more efficient.
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Artec in Wonderland 18 July 2012 Artec in Wonderland When Lewis Carroll wrote about the adventures of Alice, he could not have imagined that the technology of the 21st century could bring to life even the most daring of his fantasies. Today the Artec 3D scanner and an ordinary milling machine enable anyone to feel like Alice through the looking glass and, for example, play chess with giant pieces several times larger than a human being. Modern 3D technology makes it possible to digitize practically any 3D object, and then carve it on a milling machine, making it 10 times bigger or smaller.
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Artec scanner immortalized famous hat maker 11 July 2012 Artec scanner immortalized famous hat maker The company SolideXpress, which specializes in prototyping, conceived a project to create sculptures of famous personalities on the basis of their 3D models. They decided to begin with David Shilling, perhaps the most well-known hat maker in the world. His plastic figurine, created with the scanner Artec MH and a 3D printer, would be an excellent gift for any style-conscious man or woman who is crazy about unusual hats.
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Artec creates memories 9 July 2012 Artec creates memories As part of Design's days, which recently took place in Paris, a group of designers from SISMO, together with Artec’s authorized reseller in France 3D AVENIR, staged a real show. The goal of the presentation was to demonstrate the possibilities of new technologies and their role in contemporary design. And they chose a very clever way of doing this – they played to the human weakness of narcissism.
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Main masterpiece of metallurgical exhibition 2 July 2012 Main masterpiece of metallurgical exhibition Metallurgy. Litmash 2012, the industrial international exhibition devoted to metallurgy, has just ended at Moscow’s Expocenter. And although the company Artec did not officially take part, its 3D scanners shone at several display stands.
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Artec scanners at Eurographics 2012 20 June 2012 Artec scanners at Eurographics 2012 Cagliari is the capital of the amazing Italian island of Sardinia. This town was the site of the 33rd annual international conference Eurographics, dedicated to computer graphics and animation. Artec has become the main sponsor of the event, and also participated in the exhibition taking place within the framework of the conference.
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Everything is Under CONTROL 4 June 2012 Everything is Under CONTROL Artec participated for the first time in the exhibition Control 2012, devoted to controlling production quality. It’s time for some conclusions.
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Artec welcomes brilliant minds of the future 16 May 2012 Artec welcomes brilliant minds of the future Recently the offices of the company Artec were visited by a rather unusual group. Children? No, it would be difficult to call them children, since their heads are occupied with thoughts and ideas that not every adult‘s brain could accommodate. Students of the ”Logos” educational center – not an ordinary school - came to become acquainted with the technologies and traditions of Artec.
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Artec™ Unveils the Next Generation of 3D Scanning Technology 8 May 2012 Artec™ Unveils the Next Generation of 3D Scanning Technology May 08, 2012 – Artec Group, the leaders in 3D imaging and scanner technology, today announced the unveiling of their new Artec™ Eva 3D Scanner at the CONTROL Expo in Stuttgart, Germany (Hall5, Stand 5530). Light, fast, simple to use and priced for businesses of any industry, Eva represents the next generation of 3D scanners.
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Eva – a new scanner by Artec 16 April 2012 Eva – a new scanner by Artec On May 8, 2012, at the Control show in Stuttgart, Germany, Artec will be unveiling “Eva” – a much anticipated, new 3D scanner in our model line-up. Come visit us at our stand and be the first one to see our beautiful Eva in person. Hall 5, Stand 5530
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All existing clients receive a 10% discount 3 April 2012 All existing clients receive a 10% discount Do you already own an Artec 3D scanner? Do you plan to purchase another one? Receive a 10% discount on your next purchase, by sharing with us how you use your scanner. For more details on this offer, please contact your reseller or Artec directly.
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August. Eighth 2 April 2012 August. Eighth Main Road|Post, a visual effects production studio, was set up in 2006. The studio worked on visual effects for well-known movies and series like Wanted, The Inhabited Island, The Admiral, The High Security Vacation and others. One of the studio’s latest projects is a movie called ‘August Eighth’, a film by Dzhanik Fayziyev. Main Road|Post used an Artec 3D scanner for special effects in this movie.
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Artec scans “Romanian Pamela Anderson” 26 March 2012 Artec scans “Romanian Pamela Anderson” When the Romanian online magazine CANCAN discovered Artec’s 3D scanning technology, they knew exactly what they were going to make of it: clone the Romanian superstar Simona Trasca. Knowing readers would love to see a miniature copy of this femme fatale, CANCAN published an article about scanning and printing Simona.
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Artec at the Acropolis Museum – Chicago Tribune 19 March 2012 Artec at the Acropolis Museum – Chicago Tribune What goes on behind closed museum doors? Like all museums around the world, the Acropolis Museum in Athens closes on Mondays to allow for cleaning and restoration of its exhibits. The Chicago Tribune discovered how statues from the archaic period were digitalized with an Artec MHT.
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Artec brings art home 7 March 2012 Artec brings art home Have you ever wanted to bring fine arts closer to your living room? Wouldn’t it be great if you could stroll along a virtual museum while lounging on your sofa? Or even get yourself an authentic miniature replica of your favorite sculpture? With Artec now you can!
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What country is this Artec 3D scanner from? 29 February 2012 What country is this Artec 3D scanner from? Artec 3D Scanners are being used all over the world! One of the most exotic places our scanners wound up in, is New Caledonia… yeah, well, we weren’t sure that we could place it on the map, either. Now we can! It’s a French island off the coast of Australia. We thought it would be fun to have a few pictures that show where Artec 3D scanners live! So we are announcing a competition to award the best photo of an Artec 3D scanner in your home country. The winner receives a prize worth 1000€!
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Birthday discount on all scanners 22 February 2012 Birthday discount on all scanners On February, 27th Artec turns 5! We are super excited about this anniversary and want to share the joy with our partners and clients by offering a 5% discount on all Artec 3D scanners. This offer will be valid from February, 27th till March, 11th 2012.
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Artec captures remains of Roman wreck 25 January 2012 Artec captures remains of Roman wreck It is said that human kind knows more about the mysteries of the universe than about its own deep waters on the planet. The wondrous underwater element hides some real sunken treasures. And once found, it’s best to keep them save. Last year Artec helped preserve wooden artifacts of a Roman wreck from the 5th century found in the Tunnel of Olbia in Italy.
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Artec welcomes a year of Dragon 22 January 2012 Artec welcomes a year of Dragon It seems like not long ago, we raised our glasses to the sound of popping champagne corks to celebrate the beginning of a New Year. But just around the corner is another Chinese New Year – the year of the Dragon. In honor of that, we have scanned a dragon statue, which made its way into the Viewshape 3D model gallery for iPhone.
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Artec creating awards 9 January 2012 “And the winner is…” - these words generate a whole lot of excitement all over the world. In Russia specialists use Artec to preserve historical excavation findings, while in Japan our L scanner helps create small statues for trophies and awards.
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Artec scans fully body-painted model 21 December 2011 In military combat scenarios, it is usual for soldiers to paint their faces in natural colors for camouflage reasons. The fully body-painted model at the Forma Tool fair in Slovenia, certainly wasn’t looking to hide herself. Being captured with an Artec MHT, she was the centre of attention.
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Artec at the CG Event 12 December 2011 Artec at the CG Event Everybody in Russia interested in computer technologies has heard about the CG Event – the year’s greatest techie gathering in Moscow. Artec simply couldn’t miss the chance to showcase its 3D scanning technologies at this essential Computer Graphics happening. The annual event is a demonstration platform for developments in computer graphics and animation that have emerged in the past year.
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Two is sometimes better than one 7 December 2011 Two is sometimes better than one With the first snow starting to fall, it’s best to cuddle up in front of a fireplace. Recently, Artec employees found themselves in front of one but instead of cuddling, they scanned it. The idea was to replicate the masterpiece so that more people could warm up in front of beautiful fireplaces. Playing on the strength of Artec MH and S scanners, they produced an exact 3D model of the ornamented fireplace.
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Artec and the Chronicles of Narnia 28 November 2011 Artec and the Chronicles of Narnia When written words make their way out of children’s books onto the movie screen, it’s the whole family that rushes to the cinemas to meet their courageous heroes. With our Artec L scanner being used to scan some actors on the set of The Chronicles of Narnia in 2010, we experienced a genuine children’s dream come true.
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NVIDIA and Artec bring 3D content to life in Armenian monastery 14 November 2011 NVIDIA and Artec join forces to demonstrate scanned models of ancient religious memorial stones in 3D stereo, enabling spectators to dive into medieval culture at the Tatev monastery in Armenia.
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Ekaterina Gamova – Artec scans international volleyball star 14 November 2011 Summers are best spent at the seaside. While most of us are dizzily lying at the beach, others prefer a friendly game of Volleyball.
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Artec makes the perfect Doctor Who 31 October 2011 Artec makes the perfect Doctor Who Only very few TV series manage to enthuse its viewers over generations. BBC’s famous «Doctor Who» knows how to do exactly that: broadcasting since 1963, the series have grown to become a widely known brand. Doctor Who mugs, t-shirts, towels, bed linen — fans can even purchase a Doctor Who Monopoly version!
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Artec unites a hospital in Wales 31 October 2011 Artec unites a hospital in Wales The Rehabilitation Unit and the Maxillofacial Laboratory at the Morrison Hospital in Wales have joined forces and now both use the Artec MH scanner to solve two very different problems. The Rehabilitation Unit initially purchased the scanner to design customized wheelchair cushions. A bean-bag imprint of a patients’ body was scanned and a more comfortable wheelchair cushion was made.
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Artec, Old Navy and a plastic mannequin 24 October 2011 Who would like to see themselves displayed in a shopping window? If you ask Tiffany, Kelsey and Maggie, they’d say that’s what they dream of.
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Artec digging deep in Moscow 10 October 2011 One of Artec’s projects earlier this year will let you travel back to the time of the Tsars. Together with the Moscow Department of Cultural Heritage fundamental Russian history was preserved.
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Artec helps create a virtual pop idol in Japan! 20 September 2011 This summer our Artec MHT scanner played a major role in Tokyo in creating a virtual Japanese beauty — Eguchi Aimi.
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Artec and a brave scientist! 26 August 2011 Artec and a brave scientist! Recently Artec got a chance to meet and work with a world-renowned daredevil and the bravest scientist we’ve ever met: Olav Zipser, the founder of the FreeFly Astronaut Program. Olav plans to make a series of jumps from, literally, astronomical heights in order to conduct vital scientific research.
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Apple thinks Viewshape is “New & Noteworthy” 8 July 2011 Apple thinks Viewshape is “New & Noteworthy” Artec Group is proud to announce that its free viewer for 3D content is now available for download from www.viewshape.com. This software can be used to view, save and share 3D models on both your computer and your mobile device. To top everything, the Viewshape application for iPhone was featured in the prestigious «New & Noteworthy» category of Apple’s AppStore — how exciting!
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Artec and the making of a music video 4 March 2011 Take the latest music video, from Dutch singer «Krause». Gone are the days of boring 2D videos, as Krause opted for the high-tech 3D variant with the help of Artec’s technology.
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Is it Greek or Celtic? 14 January 2011 Is it Greek or Celtic? Modern 3D technologies have helped underwater archeologists from the Institute of Oceanology identify the origins of an ancient artifact — a lead anchor — that has lain at the bottom of the sea for more than two thousand years. The created three-dimensional, color model will allow archeologists to study the anchor in greater detail.
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21st century high-tech meets 13th century culture 19 November 2010 21st century high-tech meets 13th century culture It was a beautiful day, on a beautiful mountain, near a beautiful medieval monastery, as Artec employees continued their work on a pilot project that began earlier that year at the Erevan city history museum a few months earlier.
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Artec and Leios 8 October 2010 Artec and Leios Artec Group Inc and E.G.S. are pleased to announce that the two companies have joined forces to bring to market an affordable and complete 3D reverse engineering solution.
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Dinosaurs in 3D 16 July 2010 Dinosaurs in 3D For a while, we’ve known that archeologists have been using our technology successfully to scan excavation sites and fossils. We always wanted to try it for ourselves and recently got that chance. We made our way down to the Moscow Paleontology Museum. There, we were asked to scan a large scull of a big Tarbosaurus — a creature that roamed the Earth about 70 million years ago.
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