Real World Application
Making a copy has profound consequences. How about ownership, who is responsible, what happens with the copies?.. Science fiction showed us the ability to 'copy' objects. If you are curious about a possible world in which copying is affordable for everybody, just read Damon Knight's "Gismo". Written in '59. (real science fiction from the 60-ties).
For demonstration purposes, I copied one object; just curious to see what is possible in 2015.
Using a scanner from Artec the 4C organisation (www.4cccc.nl) did a good job: fast, high quality, no errors and full color.
The digital version was enhanced by 123D producties (www.123dproducties.nl), based in The Netherlands. They also printed the copies. Good service.