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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!
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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HandySCAN BLACK: The Ultimate Reference in Portable Metrology

HandySCAN BLACK: The Ultimate Reference in Portable Metrology

Last update: May 16, 2019

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

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

Last update: May 9, 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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3D scanning technologies and the 3D scanning process

3D scanning technologies and the 3D scanning process

Last update: January 24, 2019

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: July 10, 2018

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

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

Last update: July 5, 2018

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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