Our hands on test of the new Mole 3D scanner concludes with software, scan results and final thoughts.
Hands On With The Mole 3D Scanner, Part 2
Our look at the new Mole 3D scanner continues with operations and alignment.
Hands On With The Mole 3D Scanner, Part 1
We’ve been quietly testing the new Mole 3D scanner for a few weeks and have a full, hands-on review.
Introducing the Mole: 3DMakerpro’s New 3D Scanner for Precision Geometry Captures
3DMakerpro has just released a new 3D scanner, the Mole.
The Pros and Cons of 3D Scanning Apps vs Dedicated 3D Scanners
After the iPhone X was released in 2017, the general public became more aware of 3D scanners.
Handheld Laser Scanner Gets 0.012 mm Accuracy
Creaform HandySCAN BLACK Elite is 2x more accurate than company’s previous best.
Is Artec 3D Now Ready to Produce More Advanced 3D Scanners?
News from Artec 3D indicates the 3D scanner manufacturer is expanding.
AM-Flow Makes 3D Printing at Scale Simpler with Automation
3D printing at scale just might get a lot simpler with AM-Flow’s automation solution.
Hands on with the Luma NeRF 3D Scanner App
I’ve been testing the Luma 3D scanning app, which uses the new NeRF method, and it’s amazing.
Hands on with Scanamaze
I tested Scanamaze, a new handheld 3D scanning app.
The Einstar 3D Scanner
Shining 3D announced a new and very affordable handheld 3D scanner, the Einstar.
The Peel 3 Handheld 3D Scanner
peel 3D announced a new handheld 3D scanner: the peel 3.
Hands on With The Scenario 3D Scanner App
I took the new Scenario 3D scanning app for a test drive.
SHINING 3D’s Dual Range 3D Scanner
SHINING 3D has developed a very unusual 3D scanner.
Artec 3D Releases Artec Studio 17
Artec 3D released the latest version of their scanning software, Artec Studio 17.
Kickstarter Refunds 3D Scanner Contributions
According to a court document, Kickstarter will begin refunding backers of Creality’s latest 3D scanner project.
Hands On With RealityScan, Part 2
Our evaluation of Capturing Reality’s new mobile 3D scanning app continues.
Hands On With RealityScan, Part 1
Capturing Reality released a mobile version of their powerful 3D scanning system, and we gave it a test.
New Technique Enables CMOS Cameras To Become 3D Scanners
New research could enable an explosion of very inexpensive, very high resolution 3D scanners.
Cornell’s 3D Body Scanning Technology Licensed
LIDAR-based 3D body scanning technology has been licensed by Cornell University to a fashion startup.
Hands On With The Creality CR-SCAN Lizard, Part 3
Our testing of the CR-Scan Lizard 3D scanning system from Creality continues with post-scan processing and our summary.
Hands On With The Creality CR-SCAN Lizard, Part 2
Our testing of the CR-Scan Lizard 3D scanning system from Creality continues with turntable and handheld modes and software.
Hands On With The Creality CR-SCAN Lizard, Part 1
We were able to obtain a CR-Scan Lizard 3D scanning system from Creality and performed some testing.
Artec 3D Launches Significantly Upgraded 3D Scanner
Artec 3D announced the 2022 Leo handheld 3D scanner, which seems to be vastly improved over the previous model.
3D “Capture” App Goes Down
I received a note from Standard Cyborg’s Jeffrey Huber regarding their app, “Capture”.
Shining 3D Announces New Resin 3D Printer and 3D Scanner
Shining 3D announced a new professional desktop resin 3D printer, the AccuFab-L4K, and a new 3D scanner, the Transcan C.
Tupel 3D Adds Powerful, Low Cost Dental 3D Scanner
Tupel 3D added a dental 3D scanner to their Kickstarter offering.
The Tupel 3D Scanner Will Break Financial Barriers
A new tabletop 3D scanner is about to provide outstanding scanning performance at a very low price.
Intel Drops RealSense Cameras
Intel announced it is exiting the RealSense depth camera business.
Calibry’s Powerful New Software Features
Thor 3D announced several very intriguing new software features for their 3D scanning system.
Hands On With The Artec Leo 3D Scanner, Part 3
Artec 3D provided us with a Leo 3D scanner, so we put it through some tests. Here we review several sample 3D scans taken with the device.
Hands On With The Artec Leo 3D Scanner, Part 2
Artec 3D provided us with a Leo 3D scanner, so we put it through some tests. We examine the operation of the device.
Hands On With The Artec Leo 3D Scanner, Part 1
Artec 3D provided us with a Leo 3D scanner, so we put it through some tests. First let’s look at features and setup.
Shifting The 3D Printed Weapons Problem Somewhere Else
I had a thought about the 3D printed weapons issue that just won’t go away.
Lessons From Cimquest’s 2021 Xpand3D Event – Part One
On May 25 and 26, 2021, Cimquest held its annual Xpand3D event, virtually.
Incredible New Tech Can 3D Scan Glass Objects
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute have developed a new approach for 3D scanning that works with reflective objects.
scAnt: An Open Source 3D Scanner For Ants
If you’ve ever wanted to 3D scan and print very tiny things, the scAnt 3D scanner is for you.
Hexagon’s New HP-OW Sensor Could Trigger Expanded Use Of AM
Hexagon announced a new 3D sensor that could have implications on the future use of additive manufacturing technology.
peel 2-S Handheld 3D Scanner Announced
Peel 3D announced the peel 2-S handheld 3D scanner.
Software For Self-Built 3D Scanners?
Polyga is offering powerful software that can be used with self-built 3D scanners.
Can Apple’s LIDAR System Be Used For 3D Scanning?
With the release of new hardware from Apple, it seems millions will have a LIDAR 3D scanner in their pockets or purses, but can it really be used for 3D scanning?
Artec 3D Studio 15 Includes A Massive Surprise
Artec 3D announced a new version of Artec Studio 15, the software that drives their popular handheld 3D scanners, and there’s a big surprise in this release.
Hands On With Our Hands-On 3D Printing Reviews
Did you know we’ve published dozens of product reviews? Here’s a list of all 80+ of them, at least up to today.
Shining 3D Releases Two New Handheld 3D Scanners
Shining 3D has announced the EinScan H and EinScan HX handheld 3D scanners.
Another LIDAR 3D Scanning App Appears
Laan Labs has released a new LIDAR-powered 3D scanning app for the iPad Pro.
First LIDAR 3D Scanning Apps Appearing
There’s now at least one new app that takes advantage of Apple’s new LIDAR capability.
The New Intel RealSense Depth Camera Widens Its View
The new Intel RealSense Depth Camera D455 is now available.
The Calibry Mini 3D Scanner Fills The Gap
Thor3D has announced the Calibry Mini handheld 3D scanner, which can easily capture small objects in fine detail.
Creaform’s Latest 3D Scanner is 4 Times Faster
Creaform, maker of 3D portable measurement and analysis technologies, recently announced the latest generation of its MetraSCAN product line: the MetraSCAN BLACK and the MetraSCAN BLACK|Elite.
Hands On With The Calibry 3D Scanner, Part 4
Hands on with the Calibry 3D Scanner. This part explains my experience using the Calibry 3D scanner to capture 3D models of larger objects and and my conclusions on using this device.
Hands On With The Calibry 3D Scanner, Part 3
Hands on with the Calibry 3D scanner. This part explains my experience using the Calibry 3D scanner to capture 3D models of small objects and medium-sized objects, as well as 3D scanning live subjects.
Hands On With The Calibry 3D Scanner, Part 2
Hands on with the Calibry handheld 3D scanner. In this part we’ll look at the operations of the Calibry handheld 3D scanner.
Hands On With The Calibry 3D Scanner, Part 1
Hands on with the Calibry 3D scanner. In this part we’ll examine the Calibry hardware and software configurations.
Daniela Carr: “Who Wouldn’t Want To Learn About How The World Around Us Is Made?”
Following six years with Artec 3D as Head of Marketing and PR, Daniela Carr now holds the position of Chief Marketing Officer.
Bellus3D Provides Unusual COVID-19 Service
Bellus3D, a 3D scanning company, has developed a way to provide a customized 3D print to make face masks far more effective.
Three Business Revelations During COVID-19
Anna Zevelyov, the CEO of 3D scanner company Thor3D, examines three revelations when it comes to conducting business during and beyond the time of COVID-19.
Artec 3D Releases New Reverse Engineering Features And More
Artec 3D released Artec Studio 15, their latest release of 3D scanning management software, and it includes some interesting new reverse engineering features.
Shining 3D’s Automatic Part Inspector
Shining 3D’s new AutoScan Inspec provides an easy way to automatically inspect 3D printed parts.
Design of the Week: DIY 3D Scanner
This week’s selection is the OpenScan DIY 3D Scanner.
Apple’s New LiDAR iPad Disappoints — Or Does It?
iFixit tore down a brand new iPad Pro to find out more about the mysterious LiDAR sensor. The result was quite surprising.
Apple Shocks With LiDAR-Equipped iPad
Apple has surprisingly introduced a new iPad that includes a LiDAR depth sensor, potentially allowing the introdution of new, inexpensive mobile 3D scanning systems.
The Calibry Handheld 3D Scanner
The Calibry handheld 3D scanner is a highly flexible and accurate device that can capture detailed 3D models of many subjects, at a very low cost.
Question of the Week: 3D Scanning A Tree
This week’s question is from reader Rinaldi Gotama, who asks about 3D scanning.
peel 3D Announces The peel 2 CAD 3D Scanner
peel 3D just announced a new professional handheld 3D scanner, the peel 2 CAD, which includes some intriguing workflow simplification features.
Behold The World’s First Universal LEGO Sorting Machine
While there’s nothing quite as bad as stepping on a stray LEGO block, a close second is having to sort out the mess of bricks once you (or your kids) are done using them.
Intel Announces RealSense LIDAR Depth Camera
Intel announced a new 3D depth sensor, the RealSense LIDAR Camera L515, and we examine the possibilities of using this device for 3D scanning.
One On One With Standard Cyborg’s CEO
What is Standard Cyborg all about? We talked to Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Huber to learn more about the 3D vision and scanning startup.
SMARTTECH3D Announces “Green Stereo” 3D Scanner
SMARTTECH3D announced a new industrial 3D scanner for quality control, using green LED light in stereo mode.
Artec 3D Gives Legs To Their Large-Format 3D Scanner
How can 3D scanners really capture large objects? Artec 3D has come up with a remote app that for the first time allows this to happen.
The Inexpensive Phiz Tabletop 3D Scanner
Looking for an inexpensive tabletop 3D scanner? The upcoming Phiz 3D scanner from KIRI Innovation could be for you.
Structure Sensor (Mark II) Announced By Occipital
Occipital announced the upcoming availability of a new iPad-based 3D sensor, the Structure Sensor (Mark II).
The D3D-s 3D Jewelry Scanner Offers High Resolution of Complex 3D Models
Need an ultra-high-resolution tabletop 3D scanner? One great option could be the new D3D-s device that’s now available on Kickstarter.
The Kinect Is Not Dead!
Microsoft announced a new version of their handheld 3D scanner, and it may have some implications for 3D printing.
3D Print Learning Series: 3D Scanning
This is an entry in our 3D Print Learning Series, focusing on 3D Scanning.
3D Printed Dioramas: A New Twist On An Older Process
A company found a new usage for 3D printed body scans: dioramas.
The peel 2 Handheld 3D Scanner
peel 3D announced the peel 2, an advanced handheld 3D scanner.
New Desktop 3D Scanner From Artec 3D
Artec announced the Artec Micro, a new desktop 3D scanning system.
The SOL 3D Scanner
Scan Dimension has released a new tabletop 3D scanner, the SOL.
Einscan-SP 3D Scanner [Review]
We seasoned digital craftspeople can take an idea from a digital model to a physical concept with lightning speed.
3D Scanning Price Breakthrough With Calibry
A new very low-cost handheld 3D scanner was announced: the Calibry by Thor3D.
Powerful Handheld 3D Scanners Are Coming
A report suggests that upcoming Apple iPhone designs may include powerful 3D scanning capabilities.
Hands On with Capture: 3D Scan Anything
We’re giving a new 3D scanning app a quick test today.
Several 3D Body Scanners In The Works
There seems to be something interesting happening in the world of 3D body scanners.
The Wunder360 S1 3D Scanning Camera
An interesting 3D camera is being launched, the Wunder360 S1.
The EORA 3D Scanner, Once More
Three years ago EORA 3D launched on Kickstarter; now you can buy directly.
3D Scan and Print Objects with the Qlone Mobile App
Mobile devices are, more and more, integrating 3D capabilities.
New Possibilities With The New Artec Ray 3D Scanner
Artec annuounced a different kind of 3D scanner, the Artec Ray.
Software is Often Greater than Hardware in 3D Printing
I’m reading a press release from SMARTTECH and noticed a common pattern in the industry.
The Hover App Lets Users Create Accurate, Interactive 3D Models of Any Property
For most, the most significant, most practical expense they’ll ever make is a house.
Is It ESUN or eSUN?
At a recent 3D print trade show, I was surprised to find TWO exhibition stands for ESUN. I was wrong.
Creaform’s Large Scale Photogrammetry Solution
Creaform is one of the leaders in 3D scanning solutions, and we took a look at their new large scale solution.
Artec’s Truly Portable 3D Scanner – But it’s a Workout
We had a chance to check out Artec’s latest 3D scanner, the “Leo”.
Is the Personal 3D Scanning Business Viable Long Term?
There was a time when it was thought that 3D Scanning businesses might be a big thing. Is that still the case?
The Affordable PEEL 3D Handheld Scanner
A new handheld 3D scanner is announced, and it sports a very attractive price.
Water Displacement 3D Scanning? Will This Work?
I’m reading a research paper on a very unusual method of 3D scanning solid objects.