Moedls: Mobile 3D scanning for everyone!

A project in Neche, ND by John Fehr

Cancelled by Creator

Help fund the production of a Custom Laser Scanning System to make Mobile 3D Scanning available for everyone!
Backers: 123
Average Pledge Per Backer: $338

Funded: $41,548 of $105,000
Dates: Mar 18th -> May 2nd (45 days)
Project By: John Fehr
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Latest News

Moedls will rise again!

April 19th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

How accurate is Moedls?

April 16th - via:
Getting the final prototype is taking longer than expected (although well within my timeline), and since I only want to post scans that are scanned using what backers will actually receive, I thought I'd take some time explaining the accuracy in... (Read More)

Aluminum prototype rendering

April 4th - via:
Please take this with a grain of salt, as its a product rendering from the manufacturer.  I'll post real pics when the prototype arrives at my door. :)  I just wanted you to see how much better the final aluminum version will be than the... (Read More)

New models for your printing/enjoyment

April 2nd - via:
Hello everyone! Sorry for the delay. I've been working on the iOS version so I can get an update on the app store ASAP so everyone can load/view/etc the models I upload. I've updated/added a few STL models scanned with the Moedls iOS software and the... (Read More)

Moedls' Manifold destiny: Watertight & Open Source

March 29th - via:
Instant 3d Copier! I've been quiet for a few days, and its because I've been working very hard on making exported models Manifold/Watertight. (IE No holes.) This means you should be able to take the model directly from the scanner and output it to... (Read More)

Entering Gnome-man's land

March 26th - via:
You asked for another model, so I scanned one for you. It's at: I have hole filling working, so now all I have left to do is detecting the top (and closing it), and detecting the bottom (and flattening/trimming it... (Read More)

Alternative scan visualization

March 25th - via:
I'm working on filling holes, and it keeps occuring to me that the scan (before being processed into a point cloud) could be represented by a 16 bit greyscale image, with the rotation being the x coordinate, the original y coordinate on screen being... (Read More)

Dual laser scans, PC/Mac versions, Makerbot compatability, oh my!

March 24th - via:
Hello everyone! One of the biggest questions and/or concerns have been with the holes in the models, and I've usually answered with 'when dual-laser scan merging is finished, many of these should go away.'.  I promised to work on the merging when I... (Read More)

Expand Event report! (Yay, 20% there!)

March 21st - via:
First, I apologize to everyone about not responding quicker.  My family flew into CA after the conference for a much needed mini-vacation, and engadget told me we should launch the day after the Expand event, so the first few days of the kickstarter... (Read More)

dual laser vs single and holes in model

March 18th - via:
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