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3D Scanner Buyer's Guide
19 Best 3D Scanners of Summer 2019

Check out our buyer's guide to the best 3D scanners (DIY, handheld, desktop, and tripod mountable), plus an introduction to 3D scanning technologies.

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The Kinect as a 3D Scanner – An Easy Beginner’s Tutorial

3D scanning technology has been around for a while, but upgrading your Kinect to have one at home? Yes, it's true! You can now have a Kinect 3D scanner without breaking the bank.

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5 Best Open-Source 3D Scanners in 2019

Open-source 3D scanning brings the technology to the masses, making it cost-effective and customizable. Check out our favorite open-source 3D scanners for 2019!

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3D Face Model – How to Make a 3D Model of Your Face

Immortalize your face! In this article, we generally describe how to obtain a 3D face model, whether you need it for a graphical application or 3D printing!

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2019 Einscan Pro 2X 3D Scanner – Review the Specs

Shining 3D has released the Einscan Pro 2X 3D scanner and ExScan Pro software, ushering in the next-generation of seamless 3D scanning solutions. Let's review the specs.

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EinScan-SE Review – Best Value 3D Scanner in 2019

The EinScan-SE from Shining 3D is our winter 2018/19 pick for "Best Value 3D Scanner". Check out our review to find out why it offers excellent value for money.

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3D Scanner for 3D Printer – What to Consider and Which to Buy

3D printing creates a physical object from a 3D model. 3D scanning creates a 3D model from a physical object. They are the yin to the other's yang. Read on to find the best 3D scanner for your 3D printer so you can close the loop and recreate objects all day long.

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3D Scanner Camera – How to Turn a Camera into a 3D Scanner

Don't you ever wish you could 3D scan something instead of modeling it from scratch? Well, you can! With an ordinary camera and some clever software, you can have your own 3D scanner camera.

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3D Scanning, 3D Modeling & 3D Printing a Human Head

Ever heard about 3D scanning, 3D modeling and 3D printing? In this article, we will show you how to combine all three to make a 3D printed statue of a human head.

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Dental 3D Scanning – Next Level Imaging in Dentistry

Conventional dental imaging techniques are becoming obsolete thanks to 3D scanning. Discover what a 3D dental scan is, how it's done, and what it's useful for!

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Autodesk 123D Catch Review
Autodesk 123D Catch Review

Autodesk's 123D Catch is an App for iOS, Android and Windows PC operating systems that can generate high-resolution 3D models using a series of photographs of an item

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3D Baby Scan – How to 3D Scan Your Child

Many of us have photos from our days as a baby, but what if we could have something more than just a 2D photo for the next generation? Well now you can with a 3D baby scan.

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Students 3D Print Diorama of Ancient Chinese History

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Amazon is 3D Scanning Customers’ Bodies to Improve Online Shopping

To help sell clothes more effectively, Amazon is reportedly inviting customers to a New York office for a detailed 3D body scan over a 20 week time period.

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Missing Bones in Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton Provided by 3D Printing

The Naturalis Biodiversity Center in the Netherlands used 3D scanning and printing to complete the third most complete T-Rex skeleton.