Marc Olano has been working with 3-D technology for decades. Join him on a walk through the years to see just how far 3-D technology has come and learn about the future of 3-D printing.
Dr. Olano is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He leads the room-sized 94-camera 3D scanning facility at UMBC, which can create detailed 3D scans of people and objects for science and entertainment. Related labs at UMBC support virtual reality and 3D printing. Dr. Olano has been doing research in 3D graphics, games, and virtual reality for over 25 years, including work on several major computer games and invention of graphics technology found in every PC, game console or smart phone today.
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