3d scanner

RangeVision Introduces the New Spectrum 3D Scanner: Sub-$5K Professional Quality

For six years, RangeVision has been in the 3D scanner business, and they’ve been doing quite well, to say the least. The Moscow-area-based company leads Russia in the sale of…

NextEngine & Shapeways Partnership Offers Seamless 3D Scanning & 3D Printing

Whether the 3D scanner appeals to your professional or hobbyist needs, thanks to the amazing new technology we find in the marketplace today, you barely have to lift a finger…

Wolfprint 3D Launches Business Initiative to Integrate Humanity Within Virtual Reality

Two and a half years ago, a group of childhood friends from Estonia joined together to form Wolfprint 3D, a startup that is now on a dedicated mission to use 3D scanning…

Thor3D Unveils New “Drake” Wireless and Handheld 3D Scanner

Started by ex-employees of the professional-grade scanning system producer Artec 3D, the Moscow-based 3D imaging company Thor3D has swiftly become a household name in the 3D scanning industry. Earlier this…

3D Tech Eases Children’s Fears, Streamlines the Process During Ear Implant Procedure

Undergoing even a routine medical procedure can be unnerving, no matter your age. But for children, whose understanding of rules and confidence in strangers is just developing, it can be…

Thor3D Demonstrates Their Handheld 3D Scanner and Marking System

If you’re at all familiar with the 3D scanning industry, chances are you’ve heard of Artec 3D, the Luxembourg-based producer of professional-grade handheld 3D scanning systems. The company has spawned…

Over 10,000 3D Scans of Everyday Objects Released by Redwood Data

Nowadays, it’s not such a rarity to see the use of 3D scanning to recreate historic artifacts or museum-worthy sculptures. The British Library is utilizing a 3D scanner to capture…

Weather Researcher Uses 3D Printing to Better Understand the Nature of Hail

As someone who was born—and is currently residing— in the Northeastern region of the United States, I can attest to the fact that hail storms are not fun to be…

From XYZprinting: da Vinci Pro 3-in-1 Available for Pre-Order for $899 With Free Shipping in US

It’s obvious that the world is smitten with 3D printing, as we watch innovators showing off incredible new designs and gizmos with glee—many for fun, and many more for serious…

XYZprinting Releases the da Vinci Pro 1.0 3-in-1 – 3D Printer, Scanner and Laser Engraver All in One

And the award for “Busiest Company of 2016 So Far” goes to XYZprinting. While many companies introduce new printers at CES, XYZ announced at this year’s show that they would be…

3D MakerJet Debuts New Human-Sized 3D Scanner at Their Orlando Showroom

Full body-sized 3D scanners are becoming one of the more sought-after 3D scanning applications in the industry. So far there are only a small number of human-sized 3D scanners available…

3Digify: New Kickstarter Allows You to Build Your Own 3D Scanner for a Reasonable Price (Or for Free!)

3D scanners are expensive. Even the cheapest will run you at least a few hundred dollars, and the more sophisticated, high-quality scanners can easily cost well over $10,000. Considering that…

Hasbro Files Patent for Kid-Oriented 3D Scanner

One of the great things about 3D printing is that kids have definitely not been left out. Printer manufacturers, schools and government agencies are all very serious about making sure…

3D Printer Manufacturer ROBO3D Teams Up to Bring the Pixelio 3D Scanner to Kickstarter

[Edit to Update: the Kickstarter campaign is live and well on its way to achieving its goal! Within the first 36 hours, the campaign had received over 33% of its…

Now on Kickstarter: eora 3D Smartphone-Powered Scanner Available for $199

It wasn’t too long ago that the 3D scanner was known as a rather unwieldy, extremely expensive, hard-to-access quotient in the 3D printing process. Piece by piece though, hardware–and software–have…

Turn 3D Photos into 3D Pop-Up Cards Using a Kinect or Asus Xtion 3D Camera

As 3D photography becomes cheaper and more appealing to average users, people are finding all sorts of new ways to use the technology. Primarily it tends to be used in…

XYZprinting Unveils Three New 3D Printers and a Robot at IFA 2015

Ever since their first Da Vinci 3D printer took home multiple industry prizes, including a CES 2014 Editors’ Choice Award, XYZprinting has continued to pump out new models of their…

XYZPrinting Debuts New Intel RealSense Handheld 3D Scanner at IFA 2015

The ultimate companion for a 3D printer is, naturally, a 3D scanner capable of replicating real world objects quickly and without hassle. Handheld scanners like 3D Systems’ iSense or FuelHD’s…

The FABtotum PRISM Brings Stereolithography to their All in One Personal Fabrication Station

Two years ago a small Italian startup hit the big time when their FABtotum Personal Fabricator took Indiegogo by storm and blew past their original $50,000 goal. By the time…

itSeez3D Ports Their Mobile 3D Scanning App to New Intel RealSense Equipped Devices

Russian app development company itSeez3D announced that they have successfully ported their mobile scanner application to the Intel RealSense platform and will release a new app specifically for devices equipped…

Fuel3D Labs & 3DplusMe Integrate Their Processes For Personalization Platform

Fuel3D Labs and 3DplusMe have extended their SaaS platform to be compatible with Fuel3D image capture technology, and the combined system will be revealed at SIGGRAPH 2015 in Los Angeles….

Apple Issued Patent for 3D Scanning Stylus

In my opinion it’s only a matter of time before tech goliath Apple enters the 3D printing and scanning space. Once this takes place there really is no telling how…

Occipital Raises $13M in Series B Funding to Advance Structure Sensor & ‘Spatial Computing’

3D printing and 3D scanning go hand in hand. While up until recently, 3D scanning technology was either too expensive, or just did not provide for enough quality in order…

RangeVision Smart 3D Scanners Take on Industrial Markets

The ever-expanding range of 3D scanners are a fast becoming a lynch pin of modern 3D technologies as they demonstrate the replication of any object and the efficiency of reverse-engineering…