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3D Scanner Buying Guide 2016

3D Scanner Buying Guide 2016

3D scanning is a rather broad term that includes several different types of technologies and processes, but in general it is the process of capturing real world data and converting that data into a 3D model. It has been used for years in industrial and commercial applications ranging from surveying construction sites and taking accurate […]

3D scanning is a rather broad term that includes several different types of technologies and processes, but in general it is the process of capturing real world data and converting that data into a 3D model. It has been used for years in industrial and commercial...
Thor3D Steps Up in Handheld 3D Scanning by Releasing Marker Kit to Scan Any Large Object

Thor3D Steps Up in Handheld 3D Scanning by Releasing Marker Kit to Scan Any Large Object

Moscow-based Thor3D is the only company effectively challenging the entry level professional handheld 3D scanning market dominance by Artec 3D. Now the young company led by Anna Zevelyov is stepping up its offensive by releasing the new Thor3D software version 1.2 for all partners and clients. Combined with markers, this update will enable the Thor3D […]

Moscow-based Thor3D is the only company effectively challenging the entry level professional handheld 3D scanning market dominance by Artec 3D. Now the young company led by Anna Zevelyov is stepping up its offensive by releasing the new Thor3D software version 1.2 for...
FARO’s new Freestyle3D X Handheld 3D Laser Scanner has Amazing Accuracy

FARO’s new Freestyle3D X Handheld 3D Laser Scanner has Amazing Accuracy

After being announced earlier this year, 3D scanning industry leader FARO has this week officially released their ridiculously powerful Freestyle3D  X Handheld Laser Scanner. The Freestyle3D X is probably the most advanced handheld laser 3D scanner on the market, and it certainly brings a new level of scan detail to the industrial 3D scanner market. […]

After being announced earlier this year, 3D scanning industry leader FARO has this week officially released their ridiculously powerful Freestyle3D  X Handheld Laser Scanner. The Freestyle3D X is probably the most advanced handheld laser 3D scanner on the market, and...
Cheapest & Most Reliable 3D Scanners — 3DPrint’s 2015 Buyer's Guide

Cheapest & Most Reliable 3D Scanners — 3DPrint’s 2015 Buyer's Guide

While most individuals are not skilled 3D designers, the one thing that’s so great about the 3D printing space is that you don’t need to be able to model your own products in order to make a 3D printer a worthy purchase. There are over 1 million available models online for anyone to download, most which […]

While most individuals are not skilled 3D designers, the one thing that’s so great about the 3D printing space is that you don’t need to be able to model your own products in order to make a 3D printer a worthy purchase. There are over 1 million available...
German Hardware Hacker Creates Kinect-Based Portable 3D Scanner

German Hardware Hacker Creates Kinect-Based Portable 3D Scanner

Mario Lukas is a German maker, hardware hacker, and tinkerer, and he decided he wanted to build a low-cost, mobile, Raspberry Pi2- and Kinect-based 3D scanner. Kinect is essentially a fusion of technology developed by a subsidiary of Microsoft Game Studios and on technology from Israeli developer PrimeSense. That company developed a method of interpreting […]

Mario Lukas is a German maker, hardware hacker, and tinkerer, and he decided he wanted to build a low-cost, mobile, Raspberry Pi2- and Kinect-based 3D scanner. Kinect is essentially a fusion of technology developed by a subsidiary of Microsoft Game Studios and on...
Artec 3D Releases Artec Studio 10 & New Space Spider 3D Scanner

Artec 3D Releases Artec Studio 10 & New Space Spider 3D Scanner

While photo booths were created and marketed as a way to preserve a moment in time at a place or event, the actual act of everyone cramming into the photo booth, laughing and hamming it up, is often the memory itself. With 3D scanning, that’s even more so the case, as Artec 3D offers us […]

While photo booths were created and marketed as a way to preserve a moment in time at a place or event, the actual act of everyone cramming into the photo booth, laughing and hamming it up, is often the memory itself. With 3D scanning, that’s even more so the case, as...