timothy from the end-platen-nudity dept.
An anonymous reader writes "A research scientist at Georgia Tech has created a 3D scanner app for the iPhone which uses the phone's screen as a light source to quickly capture digital 3D models of faces and other objects. The app, called Trimensional, can output directly to a 3D printer to make physical copies of objects, which a few people have alreadytried. An Android version is in the works."
The reason that every major university maintains a department of
mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.