The Structure sensor by Occipital

A company called Occipital makes a 3D sensor called “Structure.” The sensor is designed for mechanical attachment and IO connection to an iPad, but they sell a USB “hacker cable” that allows for connection to a computer or other device. The sensor bundle with hacker cable is selling for $499.

structuresensorThe structure sensor

The technology looks pretty neat. They use lasers and imagers to 3D scan objects and environments, and they provide an SDK as well to grab and process the data.


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