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Camera Rig for Sony

360 VIDEO PHONE RIG FOR SONY by Nathan Weston With Youtube and Facebook leading the way, 360 video is becoming the next big thing in virtual experiences (something we know a little bit about). From viewing a total solar eclipse in Svalbard to speeding through Jakku desert in the Star Wars […]

Freefly Virtual Reality Headset on display in John Lewis Oxford Street

Freefly VR Headset launches in John Lewis

FREEFLY VR HEADSET LAUNCHES IN JOHN LEWIS By Nathan Weston Well known for their emotion filled Christmas adverts, John Lewis department stores in Great Britain have become synonymous with quality products and high levels of customer service. As such we at LUMA-iD are proud to announce that the Freefly virtual reality […]

C1 Models Keyshot 5 Rendered wheels for car model kits

Wicked wheels for C1 Models

WICKED WHEELS FOR C1 MODELS By Matt Passmore We’ve been working with Chris from C1 Models for a while and have created some of our coolest CAD designs with him. Based on tuned performance cars, C1 Models produce original model kits for collectors all over the world and we get the best job […]

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Introducing the Crius

INTRODUCING THE CRIUS by Tom Sheppard The Crius, by Lightweight Engineering, a high performance single-seater road & track car designed purely for the thrill of driving and engineered to deliver the most raw, visceral and thrilling driving experience possible. One thing that we all share in common here at LUMA […]

farming drone design

Drones used for good

DRONES USED FOR GOOD by Matt Passmore Drones have received some bad press lately, largely due to the fact that they have been used in some pretty stupid ways. From filming forest fires and therefore preventing critical fire-fighting helicopters from doing their jobs, to invading personal privacy by hovering uninvited […]

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3D CAD New School: Fusion 360

3D CAD NEW SCHOOL: FUSION 360 by Mark Little Over the past couple of years we have been working with Fusion 360 from Autodesk. While we still primarily use SolidWorks, Fusion 360 has some powerful tools, and at a fraction of the price. Some Pros and Cons of Fusion 360 from […]

Glasses Concept Design by LUMA Industrial Design

3D Scanning and the SMART Glasses project

3D SCANNING AND THE SMART GLASSES PROJECT by Matt Passmore In a previous post we talk about the SMART glasses project being undertaken by Dr. Stephen Hicks. Here we look at the technique that we used to help us create the CAD models – ‘3D scanning’. Delete slide Image Slide General […]