Crave Ep. 138: 3D-mapping the great indoors with laser scanners

3D-mapping the great indoors with laser scanners, Ep. 138

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The Zebedee LIDAR laser scanner reminds us of that scene in “Prometheus” where David laser-scans the inside of those creepy caverns. Well, Australian scientists are doing that in the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Iran wants to launch a poor Persian cat into space, while Volvo is training hamsters to drive trucks with the automaker’s new power steering technology. This is the world we live in. All that and more on this week’s episode of Crave.

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