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Yesterday my wife and I had an appointment for a 3D ultrasound. We wanted some better images of our new daughter, who we’re expecting in the fall, and this technology seemed like the best way. If you’re unfamiliar with 3D ultrasound, it’s essentially a machine which broadcasts the same ultrasonic waves used in a traditional 2D ultrasound but on multiple planes to simulate a 3D effect.
I thought it was super cool tech, but I could tell the nurse didn’t know how to respond to questions like “What formats can this thing export the spacial data?”. But really, playing around with 3D imagery of my unborn daughter is just too good an opportunity to pass-by. Luckily they gave us a CD of JPG’s.
Here’s an image from the set: