3D Laser Scanning and Hyper-Realistic Video Game Racing

From my NASCAR ride-a-long day at Atlanta Motor Speedway

This Christmas we have the release of two new video game consoles with stunning visuals and realism along with the raw graphics power that continue to be seen in PC gaming.  Gamers are demanding more realism and the industry is delivering.  One of the places this is most evident is in sports games and the very competitive racing sector.  Unlike football or basketball, where 1-2 companies have a contractual monopoly to make games, in racing there is tons of competition and companies look for an edge. Continue reading

A 3D Printer Deal for Black Friday? Our First Poll!

Black Friday

Image courtesy of Iamnee at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

So today is “Cyber Monday” and last Friday was “Black Friday” (or really Thanksgiving Thursday, but that’s a different post for a different type of blog).  This year we have seen 3D printing become more mainstream being offered at places like Best Buy, Amazon.com, Staples, etc.  It got me thinking, when will we see the first Black Friday or Cyber Monday advertised deal by a major retailer?  Please answer our poll below.