STUDIES into helping governments verify nuclear non-proliferation treaties have led the EU's Joint Research Centre to develop new technology, which allows the creation of three-dimensional images of high clarity and accuracy. A spin-off company 3D Veritas, based in Sesto Calende, northern Italy, uses software which enables the speedy production of photo-realistic 3D models of the interior and exterior of buildings and other large objects. The image is created using laser-based range finders in combination with surface colour information from ...

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