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RECENT 3D SCANNING NEWS STORIES:

Quanergy Named One of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Automotive
Quanergy makes appearance on highly coveted list recognizing impactful innovation.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Launches New, Portable 3D Scanner
Flexible Leica Absolute ScanneLAS 20 8 hi resr LAS-20-8 for the Leica Absolute Tracker AT960 offers new haptic technology.

NEW RIEGL High-Speed Mobile Mapping Turnkey Systems Launched at ILMF 2016!
On February 22 at ILMF 2016 in Denver, RIEGL launched two new High-Speed Mobile Mapping Turnkey Systems featuring this high performance VUX-1HA kinematic LiDAR sensor.

Eva 3D scans its first submarine
Artec 3D scanners have been used extensively to digitize museum collections and historical sites, from scanning Assyrian reliefs at the British Museum to 3D capturing excavation sites with fossilized bones of prehistoric animals and hominids in Kenya.

Chaos Group Patents Scanning Technology For World’s Most Accurate 3D Materials
Sub-Millimeter Reproduction of Fabrics, Leathers, Metals, Paints, Woods, Textiles, etc. Helps Design and Manufacturing Companies Create Photoreal Digital Prototypes.

Maptek technology helps secure optimum mining outcomes
Mining technology specialist Maptek develops robust systems that apply mining data to more accurately design and model an operation.

3D Technology at the Grammy’s: Behind the Screens of Lady Gaga’s Bowie Tribute
The team at Gentle Giant 3D scanned Lady Gaga in a choreographed series of expressions that were then passed off to her team to serve as accurate 3D templates of the singer's facial measurements.

Hexagon acquires SigmaSpace Corporation, a leading 3D mapping company
Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, today announced the acquisition of SigmaSpace Corporation, a provider of next-generation technologies used to rapidly deliver high-quality 3D maps of the Earth.

Ohio Civil Engineering & Surveying Firm KS Associates, Inc. Captures Details in the Dark with 3D Laser Scanning
The use of 3D laser scanning to conduct an existing conditions survey for a transit improvement project improved safety, minimized disruption to rail service, and provided detailed data for design.

MEPC JOINS FORCES WITH ‘WORLD LEADER’ HEXAGON MANUFACTURING INTELLIGENCE TO OPEN METROLOGY FACILITY AT SILVERSTONE PARK
Asset manager MEPC has agreed with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, a world leader in metrology solutions, to supply and run the facility when it opens inside Silverstone Park's iconic Innovation Centre building. The facility has also received considerable support from Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership.

Announcing FlexLight LC4500 From Keynote Photonics: Extending Innovations In 3D Scanning
LC4500 production solutions offers developers new features and capabilities to integrate light into 3d scanning and industrial applications.

WLC COMPLETES SINCLAIR WYOMING REFINERY FCCU 3D LASER SCANNING & MODELING PROJECT
931 Scans, 41 Billion Points Create Most Precise As-Built Model for Design Engineers.

CyberOptics Starts Beta Testing of Unique 3D CyberGage360™ Scanning System
CyberOptics Corporation® today announced that beta testing has commenced on its CyberGage360 3D Scanning System. First revenues are anticipated in 2016.

PERCEPTRON LAUNCHES EXPERT CMM SOLUTION – HYBRID COORDINATE MEASURING MACHINE WITH TOUCH SOFTWARE
EXPERT CMM package includes the CMM, motorized probe head, touch-probe, ScanR™ laser sensor, and sensor change rack and touch-metrology software with point-cloud.

Maptek showcases innovative through-seam blast technology at ISEE 2016
Maptek will showcase its innovative through-seam blast technology at the annual conference on explosives and blasting techniques, ISEE, in Las Vegas next week.

3D Laser Mapping continue to lead the way with Mobile Mapping
It’s hard to believe that Mobile Mapping Systems (MMS) have been on the market for over a decade.

MAJOR UPDATE OF RIEGL’S TERRESTRIAL LASER SCANNING SOFTWARE SUITE NOW AVAILABLE!
RIEGL is pleased to announce the release of a major update to their Terrestrial Laser Scanning Software Suite of RiSCAN PRO, RiMINING and RiSOLVE!

3D Systems to Showcase Advanced 3D Technology as Platinum Sponsor at SOLIDWORKS World 2016
Demonstrations of end-to-end solutions, from 3D software and printers to on-demand parts manufacturing services. Breakout software presentation to discuss “Designing Additive Manufacturing for Production”.

Fuel3D deploys new 3D algorithm to boost performance
Software release includes new ‘Cat Bird’ algorithm to advance Z-axis precision and integrates cloud services for processing 3D scan data.

Statoil signs new multiyear agreement with AVEVA for AVEVA Everything3D
AVEVA’s flagship, multi-discipline, 3D plant design solution defines a new strategy for Statoil.

Garmin Completes Acquisition of PulsedLight, Developer of Optical Distance Measurement Technology
Garmin International, Inc., has completed its acquisition of PulsedLight, Inc., a privately-held designer of optical distance measurement technology located in Bend, Oregon.

Laser scanning advances Team Pete's capabilities
The Air Force is always on the edge of innovation and a pioneer in the technological realm, which is showcased by the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron execution support office at Peterson Air Force Base.

Velodyne LiDAR Pucks to Serve as 'Eyes' for NAVYA Driverless ARMA Shuttles; Initial Two-Vehicle Test Could Pave Way for Autonomous Mass Transit in Switzerland
Swiss Public Transit Provider PostBus Acquires First Two Fully Autonomous Electric Vehicles, Equipped with Compact VLP-16 LiDAR Sensors.

Smart 3D imager arrays
A new class of automated metrology sensor provides sophisticated in-process measurement, minimizing integration and infrastructure costs.

Heptagon Introduces Next Generation OLIVIA 3DRanger™ Time-of-Flight Smart Sensor
Precision Distance Measurements up to 2 meters in Normal Lighting Conditions for High-speed Auto Focus, Distance Ranging, Robotics and other Human Machine Interface Devices.

CyberOptics Announces $2.0 Million Follow-On Order for 3D AOI Systems
CyberOptics Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBE) today announced an order valued at approximately $2.0 million for SQ3000 automated optical inspection (AOI) systems, based upon the company's 3D MRS inspection technology platform.

Maptek releases I-Site Studio 6 point cloud modelling tools
The latest I-Site point cloud processing tools from Maptek focus on the everyday needs of mine surveyors for fast, accurate volumes, conformance reporting, geotechnical analysis and CAD design.

University campus in Tuttlingen chooses 3D sensor
COMET LƎD enables reverse engineering and quality assurance.

Fuel3D unveils enterprise 3D scanning innovations at CES 2016
New developments include prototype 360 degree head-scanner, hand scanner and cloud-based processing.

Razer Announces the World's Most Advanced Webcam
Razer Stargazer is the world’s first webcam designed for streamers with industry-leading frame rate capture, Dynamic Background Removal, 3D scanning, facial and gesture recognition, and more.

Heptagon Introduces TARO 3DRanger™ a Complete Smart Depth Camera for use in Retail, Office and Smart Home
Easy to use, 3D Imaging Time-Of-Flight Camera with On-board Algorithms Enables People Detection, Counting and Tracking for Retail Analytics.

Volumental updates its leadership
In preparation for continued strong growth in 2016, Volumental has made some key changes and additions to its leadership team. During the past months we have been successfully testing our products with a large footwear retailer in the USA and with eyewear brand Mykita in Berlin.

GSI Group Acquires SkyeTek for $2.6 Million in Cash
Acquires leading provider of RFID solutions to medical original equipment manufacturers.

At Capturing Reality Forum, LiDAR Pioneer Velodyne Displays Mobile Feast, As Mapping via Real-Time 3D LiDAR Sensors Takes Off
Critical Mass of LiDAR Implementations Underscores Robust Growth in Mobile Mapping Market; Velodyne Keynotes Austria Event.

The Power of New Laser Scanning Technology
CartoConsult Partners with Proteus to Harness the Power of New Laser Scanning Technology.

AIRWOLF 3D ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION WITH SCANSOURCE
AIRWOLF 3D, A LEADING MANUFACTURER OF PROFESSIONAL-GRADE DESKTOP 3D PRINTERS, HAS ENTERED INTO A DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH SCANSOURCE INC., A LEADING GLOBAL PROVIDER OF TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.

From the Airborne to the Freeway-Bound, Velodyne to Address Tech Challenges Facing Automated Vehicles; Unmanned Systems Institute Panel Set for Dec. 15
Artec's instant full-body 3D scanner Shapify Booth picked up a real lot of interest at the largest international show for the attractions industry, IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015.

Shapify Booth takes the spotlight at the world’s major amusement parks expo
Artec's instant full-body 3D scanner Shapify Booth picked up a real lot of interest at the largest international show for the attractions industry, IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015.

SCANLAB is expanding its polygon scanner
The company from Puchheim accepts manufacturer nextScan Technology.

Digital Scan 3D Opens Artec Shapify Booth and 3D Scanning Center at High Desert Maker Mill in Bend, Oregon
Digital Scan 3D, an innovative 3D scanner and software integration company, today announces that it is bringing the latest in professional-grade 3D scanning technology to the High Desert Maker Mill, a community makerspace for prototyping and fabrication located in Bend, Oregon, which has the third fastest overall job gains among small metros nationwide.

ARANZ Medical launches FastSCAN II portable, real-time 3D scanner
Announces $8m deal with large US healthcare provider.

CES 2016: New SCANIFY products to enhance 3D scanning
Fuel3D to introduce fully portable 3D scanning and scanning compound at major tradeshow.

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