3d scanner

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…

Matter and Form’s Bevel Clip Coming to Kickstarter Monday

You may remember back about two years ago when a company called Matter and Form Inc. hit Indiegogo with a campaign to raise funding for their new MF 3D scanner….

Dutch Woman Uses 3D Printing to Create Amazing Statues of Actors & Actresses

3D printing can be used for a lot of things, as most of us are quite aware. Each and every day, we come across new exciting uses for the technology,…

EasyArts’ Ares 3D Printer, 3D Scanner, Laser Engraver & CNC Mill Hits Indiegogo for Just $399

One of the common themes that we are starting to see more and more of from the maker community is the release of 3D printers which are capable of more…

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…

XYZprinting Announces Handheld 3D Scanner With Intel’s RealSense Camera for Just $299

Once 3D printers became more and more affordable, all eyes turned next to the 3D scanner. Just a mere matter of months ago, it would seem, that this particular piece…