The studio making the 3D adventure film ‘Life of Pi’ hired 3D scanning service bureau LeaderTek to occupy itself with the many amazing special effects.
LeaderTek used a FARO Focus 3D laser scanner to digitally capture the lifeboat and floating raft. They used Rapidform XOR reverse engineering software to merge and optimize the massive point cloud scan data into a mesh STL file.
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For those who haven’t seen the film yet, here’s the trailer of the film!