With the 0.3 release of the structure sensor SDK from Occipital it brings 3D colour scanning to the iPad addon sensor. I scanned a womble toy for which the above image is the model that was sent by email and loaded into meshlab.
Over the past year or so there has been an explosion of electronic development boards so you can build your own DIY projects and feed the hobbyists desires. I have been no exception and have quite a few boards including the Raspberry Pi, Arduino, LaunchPad from Texas Instruments and the latest addition of the Teensy 3.0. I have added a bit about each board and how I have used them.