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Creaform Academia webinar with Tom Vine from Staffordshire University

Creaform Academia is an educational solution suite designed to introduce students to the exciting world of 3D scanning, it combines hardware, software and online training courses, that bring 3D metrology and reverse engineering to life.

We were delighted that Tom Vine from Staffordshire University joined our recent Academia webinar, Tom is a Technical Specialist in Immersive Technologies, covering both XR tech and 3D scanning, previously in Games Tech and comes from one of Staffordshire University’s own Games courses.

Tom and his colleagues help students and staff with 3D Scanning requirements for a wide variety of courses, in addition to carrying out external work for museums, with new and interesting challenges coming up all the time.

The HandySCAN Black Elite is Staffordshire University’s most popular scanner and it has been used for many projects ranging from Engineering and Automotive to Product Design, Games Art, VFX, Ceramics, Fashion, and Forensic Archaeology, with the largest item scanned to date being a Spitfire in the Potteries Museum.

Watch the video to see Tom discussing a selection of the applications that he has worked on, he provides valuable insight into how Students are benefitting from 3D Scanning at Staffordshire University.

An essential skill for students

3D scanning is an essential tool that engineering students must learn in order to succeed inthe industry. By mastering 3D scanning, they can take any object from the physical world and create an editable model in the digital world.

This is a valuable skill that will help students stand out from the crowd.  Creaform ACADEMIA can help deliver the hardware, software and content you need to get there.

What’s included?

Benefit from the unprecedented speed, remarkable portability, and unrivalled accuracy for which Creaform 3D scanning solutions are renowned. Your ahead-of-the-curve research projects and teaching curricula will only be enhanced with our innovative and award-winning 3D scanners.

  • Selection of metrology-grade 3D measurement technologies from the Creaform line-up
  • 50 x licences Creaform ACADEMIA software covering reverse engineering and inspection
  • 5-year ACADEMIA Customer Care Plan Optional accident coverage, warranty extension, and calibration services
  • E-learning courses for hardware and software
  • Access to Teaching Resources, including module training presentations, workflows and images
Find out more about the 'Academia Solution'

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