3D scanner helps create record-breaking art sculpture

Nov. 29, 2013

In order to recreate art Jeff Koons' original balloon dog stainless steel sculpture, 3D scanning company NVision laser-scanned the art piece and produced a 3D computer-aided design (CAD) model of the dog, which Koons used to create several full-size sculptures in different colors, one of which just sold for $58.4 million! NVision's early model 3D scanner, the Digibot laser scanning system, was used to create scans of the dog, which were used to provide the exact dimensions needed to create the final series of full-size balloon dog sculptures >>>Read more.

About the Author

James Carroll

Former VSD Editor James Carroll joined the team 2013.  Carroll covered machine vision and imaging from numerous angles, including application stories, industry news, market updates, and new products. In addition to writing and editing articles, Carroll managed the Innovators Awards program and webcasts.

Voice Your Opinion

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Vision Systems Design, create an account today!