Category Archives: 3D Scanners

Artec 3D releases Artec Micro, its most accurate 3D scanner to date

Artec 3D, a Luxembourg-based manufacturer of 3D scanners, has released the Artec Micro. This automated, metrology-grade desktop 3D scanner features twin cameras, designed to capture fine details of small objects. Artyom Yukhin, president and CEO of Artec 3D, said, “Artec Micro embodies the same combination of industry-leading accuracy and unparalleled ease-of-use that all of our scanners have […]

Creaform releases portable 3D scanners Go!SCAN SPARK and HandySCAN BLACK

Creaform, a developer of portable 3D measurement solutions headquartered in Québec, has released two new portable 3D scanners. The Go!SCAN SPARK and HandySCAN BLACK are the latest generation of the company’s professional-grade metrology systems. Simon Côté, Product Manager at Creaform, said: “The work of product designers and engineering has greatly evolved over the past few […]

SHINING 3D debuts Aoralscan 3D scanner at IDS 2019

The first day of the International Dental Show (IDS) 2019 in Cologne, Germany continued to welcome new digital dentistry innovations. SHINING 3D, a Hangzhou-headquartered 3D scanner and printer manufacturer, has debuted its intraoral (within the mouth) 3D scanner, the Aoralscan. Upon its launch, Oscar Meza, VP of Global Sales of SHINING 3D stated: “We offer a comprehensive digital dental […]

Keyence introduces high-precision color 3D scanner

Keyence, a Japanese manufacturer of measuring instruments and vision systems, has introduced its latest high-precision color 3D scanner. Boasting ±10 μm accuracy with 2 µm repeatability, the 3D scanner CMM has a fixed structure design and a rotating 360° stage enabling the generation of high-resolution data with millions of shape profile from all angles. The CMM […]

AFRL awards $8.2 million to JASR System to develop chip-sized LiDAR

The U.S Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Ohio, has awarded $8.2 million in funding to California-based JASR Systems. The grant will be used to develop chip-sized optical phased arrays and LiDAR scanning systems. JASR Systems was founded in 2018 by Jinendra Ranka, Kyle Watson, and Brett Spivey, specialists in optical communications technologies. The company develops sensing technologies […]

2019 3D Printing Industry Awards update 3D Scanning or Metrology Company of the Year

There are only two days left to make your nominations for the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards. Though on track to exceed 2018’s submissions, we want to make sure that your company, and your award winning application, technology, research or innovation doesn’t miss out. Make your nominations now before we open the shortlist to a […]

2019 3D Printing Industry Awards update 3D Scanning or Metrology Company of the Year

There are only two days left to make your nominations for the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards. Though on track to exceed 2018’s submissions, we want to make sure that your company, and your award winning application, technology, research or innovation doesn’t miss out. Make your nominations now before we open the shortlist to a […]

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 […]