3D Scanners

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Underwater Laser Scanner Used for 3D Measurements of Steam Dryer

May 23, 2016

Renton, WA – A Newton Labs’ NM200UW Underwater Laser scanner captured precision as-built dimensions at a Midwest Nuclear Facility during a recent spring outage. A team of engineers, supported by Newton Labs, performed 3D laser scanning on the four vessel support brackets and the four associated steam dryer seismic blocks. “Newton is proud to have played such a critical role in this... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Measurement System provides instant, non-contact scan.

May 17, 2016

With VR-3000 Series, users can instantly and accurately measure rough surfaces, flatness, warpness, and planarity. System can perform batch analyses between multiple samples simultaneously under same condition. Users can compare visual and numerical differences between design data and actual sample, then export scan back into CAD data. In addition, VR-3000 can automatically determine if part is good or bad based on user-defined tolerances. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

3D Laser Scanner targets shop floor applications.

April 28, 2016

Efficient on black, multicolored, and shiny surfaces, MetraSCAN 3D helps manufacturers address potential quality control issues at any stage of production cycle, regardless of part complexity and material. System provides 480,000 measurements/second and volumetric accuracy of 0.0025 in. Thanks to TRUaccuracy, MetraSCAN 3D’s optical-based data acquisition process delivers measurement accuracy for small to large parts and assemblies that are insensitive to instabilities of environment. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

FARO Announces New HDR Laser Scanners and Instant Rendering Software for BIM-CIM and Public Safety Customers

April 14, 2016

LAKE MARY, Fla. - FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology in the BIM-CIM and Public Safety markets, announces the release of new 3D laser scanners with high dynamic range photography (HDR) that produce incredibly detailed images in bright and dark lighting conditions as well as increased resolution for... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable 3D Scanner captures data in large-volume applications.

February 26, 2016

Working in tandem with Leica Absolute Tracker AT960, Leica Absolute Scanner LAS-20-8 lets operator capture complex point-cloud data in large-volume (up to 196.85 ft) inspection applications. Ability to auto-adjust laser intensity for different surface types promotes usability, and haptic technology enhances user feedback during operation. Optimized for portable metrology applications, this handheld, IP50-rated, ergonomic laser scanner also provides acoustic and visual guidance for best results. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Measuring Coastal Slope Movements from the Air

December 4, 2015

Carlos  Gonzales  from  3D  Laser  Mapping  will  explore  the  capabilities  of  combining  airborne  laser scanning and photography as an approach to measure coastal slope movements, during his talk at MMT in Sydney, Australia. (9-11th December, 2015) Successful  measurement  of  coastal  areas  is  crucial  to  determine  the  potential  impact  upon  local... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Software

3D Systems Supports "Inspired Minds" Education Program at TCT + Personalize

October 2, 2015

ROCK HILL, S.C., • Brings its flagship Cube® desktop 3D printer to Inspired Minds classroom program at TCT + Personalize 2015 • Over 300 secondary education students will get hands-on experience with 3D design and fabrication technologies • 3DS' partners to exhibit range of 3DS' desktop and professional solutions 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that, for the third... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

3D Scanner increases speed, smoothness via software integration.

April 23, 2015

Sense™ is available with Sense Plus software, which facilitates and accelerates capturing, editing, sharing, and printing of real-world objects in 3D. Supporting use in multiple languages, software enables scanner to achieve capture speeds to 25 fps, provides tracking that promotes smooth scan, and integrates color editing features. Handheld mobile solution, featuring automatic object recognition, produces 3D print-ready scans of flexible size that can be exported as watertight STL or PLY file. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

John Wright has Expanded its Manufacturing Capabilities with the Addition of a 3-D Laser Scanner Made by NextEngine

February 19, 2015

Wrightsville, PA – John Wright has expanded its manufacturing capabilities with the addition of a 3-D laser scanner made by NextEngine, Inc.  The NextEngine scanner can capture over 5 million data points on an object.  3-D scanning allows nearly any object to be readily transformed into a computer model.   Reproduction parts can be scanned, manipulated, and recreated in plastic with a 3-D... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services

Sculpture Honors "American Sniper" Chris Kyle

February 11, 2015

(Coppell, TX) - Steve Kersen of NVision Inc. is pleased that Americans are being moved by the movie “American Sniper,” which tells the story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who, with 160 confirmed kills, is recognized as America’s most successful sniper. Prior to the film, NVision participated in honoring the soldier by assisting in the creation of a life size statue of Kyle. Kyle, portrayed... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Scan Head offers long-term stability and low drift.

February 9, 2015

Suited for such large image field applications as 3D printing and laser cutting, intelliSCAN III 20 has 20 mm aperture, offers various options and digital-servo algorithms, and supports application- and customer-specific tunings. Electronics provide diagnostic and communication functionality, while dynAXIS 3 galvanometer scanners minimize long-term drift and temperature drift. System suits precision 3D printing of moulds as well as laser cutting with large image fields and high power densities. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Handheld 3D Laser Scanner meets portability demands.

January 12, 2015

Equipped with MS Surface™ tablet, Freestyle3D offers real-time visualization by letting user view point cloud data as it is captured. Unit scans at distances up to 3 m and captures up to 88K points/sec with better than 1.5 mm accuracy. While self-compensating optical system allows immediate scanning without requiring any warm up time, memory-scan technology lets users pause scanning at any time and resume where they left off without requiring use of artificial targets. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

3D Systems to Showcase 3D Printed Lifestyle at International CES 2015

December 29, 2014

CEO, Avi Reichental and CCO, will.i.am to host the # Home Of The NOW, Highlighting impact of 3D printing for the "day in the life" of a consumer New products and applications to be demonstrated, as well as first professional grade 3D food printer; First sub-$1000 consumer 3D printer ROCK HILL, S.C. — 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it plans to showcase its entire consumer and... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Software, Vision Systems

NVision Helps Aircraft Repair Station Quickly Obtain FAA Approval

December 26, 2014

(Coppell TX) – 3D laser scanning from NVision helped a certified Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) repair station document its work on a passenger jet part with such precision that the station was able to obtain the necessary FAA approval for the repair in much less time than is usually required. Due to the stress and strain of normal usage, the aircraft component – part of a key... Read More

Automatic ID, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Modular Systems offer product traceability and code reading.

December 5, 2014

Designed for automated test lines, SCU-439 JOT Scanner Unit and FMM-440 JOT Fail Separation Unit can be used with process equipment that needs product identification data or to mark/separate faulty products after process. Identification occurs by reading codes such as 2D, 3D, and RFID. SCU-439 sends code data through RS232 or Ethernet to next process unit that needs identification, while FMM-440 receives PASS/FAIL data from process equipment via Ethernet and saves information in local data table. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

3D Photobooth captures likenesses for figurine production.

December 2, 2014

Using 3D scanning technology, 2 x 2 ft 3DMe® Photobooth performs full-color, photorealistic, 3D face capture. Scan is instantaneous and can be used to personalize 200+ customizable 3DMe figurines using 3D portrait on photobooth screen. Suitable for retail spaces and events, booth provides intuitive, self-guided consumer experience. Resulting data model, which takes 15 sec to generate, can be ordered from 3DMe Photobooth app for printing and fulfillment via Cubify.  likenesses  Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Hi-Res Mobile Scanner is modular and customizable.

November 18, 2014

Employing two 8 MP GigE cameras, smartSCAN R8 offers field of views from 65 x 50 mm to 1,065 x 870 mm with respective measuring depths of 40 and 660 mm. System suits quality inspection or reverse engineering tasks in diverse fields and operates with stability and reliability even during temperature fluctuation. In addition to flexible system control with OPTOCAT software, system features accelerated data acquisition and 3D scanning capabilities as well as LED colors to handle any surface. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services, Green & Clean

3D Systems to Showcase 3D Printing for Digital Literacy in Education at IMTS Student Summit 2014

September 15, 2014

• Students to Experience Hands-on Sessions of the New Cube® and CubePro™ 3D Printers, Sense™ Scanning, Touch-based Design and More at 3DS' Booth • Teachers and Educators to Experience 3DS' M.Lab21 Advanced Manufacturing Labs for High Schools in Action • 3DS' Debuts Make.Digital Educational Platform ROCK HILL, S.C. – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

New Generation of 3D Measurement Solutions Will Shine at IMTS 2014 in Chicago

September 8, 2014

Lévis, QC, Canada - This coming September, Creaform is once again part of the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), the leader of its kind in America. In 2012, IMTS brought together more than 100,000 visitors from 112 countries and 1,909 exhibitors from all over the world. Creaform's new generation of handheld 3D scanners: when accuracy and portability go hand in hand Come... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

3D Systems' Digital Thread Enhances U.S. Marine Corps Combat and Logistic Units' Toolkit

September 3, 2014

• Marine Corps taps 3D Systems for War Games to test cutting edge technological solutions from SLS to Direct Metal Printing • Exercise showcases critical applications of 3D scanning and printing for defense and rapid response forces ROCK HILL, S.C. – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today its role in the US Marine Corps Expeditionary Logistics Wargame VIII (ExLog). This annual event... Read More