Metrology Department

3D Scanners

The market offers a wide variety of 3D scanners aimed at very different applications: The following is an attempt to group these products by application requirements.

Industrial Applications (High Accuracy)

Accuracy is critical for applications such as reverse engineering, computer-aided inspection, and rapid manufacturing:

Small / Medium Measurement Volume

Large Measurement Volume

Industrial Applications (Standard Accuracy)

For applications such as site & engineering surveys, as-builts of plants and facilities, topo and detail surveys, landscaping and architecture models. Large measurement volume combined with accuracy and speed are important considerations:

Computer Graphics, Visualization, and Industrial Design

Accurate color reproduction and good resolution is most essential for these applications:

Non-Static Objects

These scanners typically provide excellent speed and good visual quality:

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Last update: October 15, 2009