In which of these 3D technology variants can we help you?
Take your product to the next level, digitize it and expand the market!
Digital cataloging of historical-artistic heritage, public and private.
With hyper-realistic texturing.
With an interactive 360º presentation, you and your audience can interact with the 3D model, hosted on your website. No plugins.
Image composition of the scanned 3D model, on a real photograph. 3D model illuminated according to the environment created with the photograph.
With Reverse Engineering, as its name indicates, the usual and natural process is reversed to arrive at the manufacture of a product.
Have you created an object with your hands and would you like to reproduce it?
Can't find a discontinued spare part on the market?...
3D scanning is a technique that allows capturing the three-dimensional shape of physical objects for subsequent processing and analysis in digital environments. It’s like taking a picture of an object, but instead of a flat image, you get a 3D image that shows how wide, tall, and deep it is.
- 3D Scanning Technologies: There are several technologies for 3D scanning, but the main ones are laser scanning, photogrammetry, and structured light. Laser scanning uses a laser to measure the distance to points on the object’s surface, photogrammetry uses high-resolution images to calculate three-dimensional dimensions, and structured light projects light patterns onto the object and measures the deformation of these patterns to calculate its shape.
- Types of 3D Scanners: 3D scanners can be portable or tabletop. Portable scanners are ideal for scanning large or hard-to-reach objects, while tabletop scanners are better suited for small and detailed objects. Some scanners are manual, requiring the operator to move the device over the object, while others are automatic and can scan an entire object quickly.
- Applications of 3D Scanning: 3D scanning is used in a wide range of applications, including reverse engineering, additive manufacturing (3D printing), architecture and construction, cultural heritage preservation, medicine and dentistry, animation and the video game industry, as well as forensic documentation and industrial quality inspection, packaging …
- 3D Data Processing: Once the scanning is done, the 3D data needs to be processed. This involves cleaning and aligning data points, creating a 3D model, and, in some cases, applying textures or colors to the surface.
- Accuracy and Resolution: Accuracy and resolution are two important aspects of 3D scanning. Accuracy refers to how closely the scanned data matches the real shape of the object, while resolution is related to how many details can be captured. The choice of technology and the right scanner depends on the specific requirements of each application.
- Challenges and Limitations: Although 3D scanning is a powerful tool, it has its challenges. Some objects may be difficult to scan due to their transparency, reflectivity, or complex geometry. Additionally, processing large sets of 3D data can be resource-intensive in terms of computing resources.
- Ethics and Privacy: In certain contexts, such as 3D scanning of people or private properties, ethical and privacy concerns arise. It’s important to consider these issues when using 3D scanning technology.