Navigating through this site in Google Translate mode, it appears that this site will offer a reservation system to allow folks to buy 3D portraits of themselves and their families via this two month long pop-up store experience in the Gyre in Omotesandō, Tokyo. From a crude translation:
Using a 3D printer and 3D scanner,
it is the world’s first attempt to leave the family portrait in the form of a figure of 10’s.
By 10’s, they are referring to 10cm high figures — one of the standard art toy/miniature sizes popular in Japan. It looks like they offer 15cm and 20cm sized figures as well — pretty large printed portraits!
Check out their instructions (I apologize for my use of auto-translation!) for what will and won’t work for scanning:
- Children under 6 years old, pet photography is not recommended.
- We recommend that you take pictures in the pose without unreasonable.
- Fine patterns and complex patterns can not be taken.
- You can not take a picture of the material is shiny costume accessory.
- I can not shoot with a mesh material materials and fluffy.
- You can not take a picture material is thin and fine material.
- Irregularities can not shoot heavy material.
- Customers are wearing glasses, you will be disconnected shooting glasses.
- Accessories such as bag, the picture can not be taken.
This is solid advice, typical for 3D scanning — but rendered into poetry via the dubious translation.
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