Category Archives: 3D Scanners

Matterport debuts cloud-based platform for 3D models of built spaces

Matterport, a California-based capture technology company, has launched a cloud-based software platform that transforms panoramic imagery and 3D scans into 3D models of built spaces. The platform, Matterport Cloud 3.0, uses proprietary AI-powered image-processing technology, known as Cortex, and supports 360° cameras to create the digitized environments. “We are taking an important step in our […]

Belgium researchers develop multi-color 3D imaging method for living organisms

Scientists from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), and VIB, a life sciences research institute based in Belgium, have developed a multi-color optical method for 3D imaging surfaces and structures. The research paper published in the BMC explains, “Current mesoscale 3D imaging techniques are limited to transparent or cleared samples or require the use of […]

Skubot to launch 3D scanning powered automated part finder

Skubot, a 3D scanner manufacturer based in South Carolina, is to unveil two new 3D scanning and part identification systems at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, held in Las Vegas between 8-12 January. Co-developed by HP, the new products are designed to help customers find products by referencing a digital part inventory. Automated […]

Perceptron introduces V7 automated metrology scanner, technical specifications and pricing

Industrial 3D laser scanning company Perceptron, headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, has added a new product to its V systems series. Named the V7, this 3D scanning module is made for use inside coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), facilitating automated non-destructive testing (NDT) and file capture. Rick Van Valkenburg, Vice President Global Sales and Marketing for Perceptron, comments: “The […]

3D Systems Gentle Giant Studio launches mobile 3D scanning units for the entertainment industry

3D Systems’ photogrammetry division Gentle Giant Studios, has launched two mobile studios to expand 3D scanning services for the entertainment industry. The two studios, Juggernaut I and Juggernaut II, are designed to deliver enhanced scanning services with quality 96% faster than traditional means. “We have always believed the root of modern innovation lies in providing […]

Review: peel 3d, an introduction to professional 3D scanning

Launched October 2017, peel 3d is a sub-$6,000 handheld 3D scanner powered by Canadian scanning provider Creaform and American global electronics manufacturer AMETEK. Boasting professional-grade quality at a competitive price tag, the device is targeted at customers simple, effective and more affordable 3D object capturing. As such, the peel 3d is designed to scan well without the […]

Creaform defends 3D scanning patent invalidation allegation in China

Creaform, a developer of portable 3D scanning systems headquartered in Québec, Canada, has reportedly fended off challenge to the validity of its patented technology in China. In a mail-out sent to subscribers of the Creaform Shanghai newsletter, the company states (translated from original Chinese), “Recently, several competitors from China have developed self-positioning handheld scanners and have […]