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3D scanners - Buying guides and 3D scanning applications

Our 3D scanners guides address questions on the fundamentals of 3D scanning. What is 3D scanning used for? How much do 3D scanners cost? What are the main 3D scanning technologies?

In this section, we cover all those topics and more. Explore our in-depth 3D scanner buying guides and become an expert on 3D scanning!
The EinScan-SE and EinScan-SP: the next generation of desktop 3D scanners
The EinScan-S: a fast, accurate and affordable desktop 3D scanner
SCANIFY, the high performance and affordable handheld 3D scanner
RangeVision Spectrum: one 3D scanner, a spectrum of possibilities

RangeVision Spectrum: one 3D scanner, a spectrum of possibilities

Last update: February 27, 2020

Meet the RangeVision Spectrum, a new professional 3D scanner by RangeVision. The Spectrum offers three 3D scanning areas and 3 modes for optimal 3D capture.

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HDI Advance R4x 3D scanner: the high-end metrology solution

HDI Advance R4x 3D scanner: the high-end metrology solution

Last update: February 27, 2020

The HDI Advance R4x 3D scanner captures complete digital 3D scans from physical objects in just seconds.

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3D scanning technologies and the 3D scanning process

3D scanning technologies and the 3D scanning process

Last update: February 27, 2020

What is 3D scanning? How does 3D scanning work? What 3D scanning technologies are available? What is 3D body scanning? Find out more about 3D scanners here.

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3D scanners categories

3D scanners categories

Last update: February 27, 2020

3D scanners categories. We list and explain the main categories of 3D scanners: Desktop, Portable and Handheld, Industrial and 3D body scanners. Even 3D scanning mobile apps! With this guide, discover all types of 3D scanners and categories.

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The EinScan-Pro: a multi-functional handheld 3D scanner

The EinScan-Pro: a multi-functional handheld 3D scanner

Last update: February 26, 2020

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The Creaform MetraSCAN 3D: the ultimate metrology 3D scanner

The Creaform MetraSCAN 3D: the ultimate metrology 3D scanner

Last update: February 26, 2020

The MetraSCAN 3D is Creaform’s latest portable optical CMM 3D scanner. This state-of-the-art measurement system is built for shop floors conditions.

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The Creaform HandySCAN 3D: a truly portable metrology-grade 3D scanner

The Creaform HandySCAN 3D: a truly portable metrology-grade 3D scanner

Last update: February 26, 2020

The Creaform HandySCAN 3D is a truly portable metrology-grade 3D scanner for professional looking for performance and flexibility.

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The Creaform Go!SCAN 3D: a fast and easy to use portable 3D scanner

The Creaform Go!SCAN 3D: a fast and easy to use portable 3D scanner

Last update: February 26, 2020

Meet the Creaform Go!SCAN 20, the easiest portable 3D scanner, designed to offer simplified, quick, and accurate 3D scanning.

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3D body scanning, full body scanning and human body 3D scanners

3D body scanning, full body scanning and human body 3D scanners

Last update: February 26, 2020

Body scanning is the process of capturing in 3D the shape of a person’s whole body using a 3D body scanner. Here is a guide to understand how 3D body scanning works.

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Polyga Compact S1 3D scanner: high-quality results with a price that’s hard to beat

Polyga Compact S1 3D scanner: high-quality results with a price that’s hard to beat

Last update: February 25, 2020

The Polyga Compact S1 delivers high-quality results which are hard to beat at this price point. Find out more about the S1's performance here.

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Scanatic™ for Fashion Solutions

Scanatic™ for Fashion Solutions

Last update: January 30, 2020

The Scanatic™ 360 Body Scanner and Service is a unique, self-service measurement system. TG3D Studio designed it specifically for the fashion industry.

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3D scanner buying guide: what's in a datasheet?

3D scanner buying guide: what’s in a datasheet?

Last update: September 12, 2019

Various technical specifications exist to give users general impressions about a 3D scanner's performance. See our 3D scanner buying guide for more details.

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HandySCAN BLACK: The Ultimate Reference in Portable Metrology

HandySCAN BLACK: The Ultimate Reference in Portable Metrology

Last update: September 9, 2019

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Go!SCAN SPARK: effortless and reliable 3D scanning

Go!SCAN SPARK: effortless and reliable 3D scanning

Last update: June 20, 2019

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