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The future is bright for 3D scanning

It may be in its infancy, but the 3D scanning market is growing at a tremendous rate and according to recent research, is expected to close in on a worth of $6 billion by the end of 2020. Much of this progression is the result of advancements in technology in manufacturing and quality assurance and the […]

The use of 3D scanning in Industry

From prototyping to quality assurance, the use of 3D scanning has become an integral part of the manufacturing process. As models continue to become more advanced, the influence of 3D scanners on various industries is noticeably increasing as entire processes change to incorporate these extraordinary devices. This article is going to look at some examples […]

How do 3D laser scanners work?

3D laser scanning is a technique used to capture the shape of an object using a line of laser light. The non-contact, non-destructive technology of 3D laser scanning creates “point clouds” of data from the surface of an object. These pockets of data result in a 3D file that can be saved, edited or even […]

3D Scanning in the medical sector

The use of 3D scanning in the medical sector has only just become a widespread practice over the last few years yet its impact on patient care has been profound. These innovative devices deliver unrivalled capabilities in patient diagnosis and treatment by capturing accurate 3D measurements of the human body quickly and hassle-free. Due to […]

Track Santa This Christmas Eve!

The question that is always asked leading up to Christmas is how does Santa manage to deliver millions of presents all over the world in just one night? Well, thanks to the latest developments in technology it is now possible to track every single one of his deliveries as he and his reindeers fly from [...]

Metrology to Benefit from Change in Kilogram Measurement

Since 1889, the yardstick for measuring a ‘kilogram’ has been set by Le Grand K, a small cylinder of titanium alloy which is held in a triple locked vault.

3-D Scanning in Construction

The use of 3-D scanning in the construction industry has revolutionised the way projects are being designed, planned and implemented. Their advanced capabilities are enabling construction projects to run more effectively whilst also saving companies time and money.

3D Scanning’s role in the 3D Printing Boom

3D scanning and 3D printing have never been more accessible. Lo-fi methods have brought the technologies to the masses with mobile apps and self-replicating 3D printers, bringing the costs down dramatically.

Perfecting Packaging: 3D Scanners in the Food Industry

For any food manufacturer, finding the right packaging is equally as important as finding the tastiest recipe.

How 3D Scanning Bolsters the Safety of Driverless Cars

A fundamental problem with self-driving cars lies in how the cars sense their surroundings and adapt their driving accordingly – Scanning can be used to resolve this.