3D Scanning

A Step-by-Step Guide to 3D Scanning a Small Object in Under 15 Minutes [With Video]

Published on April 10, 2024

Recently, we scanned a small, clear gemstone using the new desktop 3D scanner, the Artec Micro II. Remarkably, we completed the entire project—from 3D scanning to cleaning up the scan data and generating a complete 3D model—in under 15 minutes! In this how-to article, we’ll share our process for achieving these results.

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A Look at the Apple Vision Pro and How 3D Scanning Will Help Drive Content Creation

Published on February 27, 2024

With the release of the new Apple Vision Pro, we are excited that Apple has finally entered into the VR/AR/MR headset market. We’ll take a closer look at this new device and how 3D scanning can fuel the creation of 3D assets.

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4 Reasons Why You Should Choose the Artec Leo For 3D Scanning Outdoors [With Video Demos]

Published on October 26, 2023

Many 3D scanners face challenges when digitizing objects into 3D models in an outdoor environment. Unlike most 3D scanners, no challenge is too hard for the Artec Leo! Let’s take a look at 4 reasons why the Artec Leo is the perfect professional 3D scanner for 3D scanning objects outdoors.

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Promotion Extended Until Dec 29: Trade-In Your 3D Scanner And Get $5,000 Off Artec Leo Purchase

Published on July 3, 2023

Do you have a 3D scanner you’ve been wanting to upgrade and just waiting for the right time? Now is the chance! Get $5,000 off a new Artec Leo handheld 3D scanner when you trade-in your existing 3D scanning device—available for a limited time. The offer is valid until December 29, 2023.

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Tips on Getting Quality Scan Data From Your 3D Scanner

Published on May 4, 2023

Capturing high-quality raw scans during the data acquisition stage is crucial because post-processing cannot always improve the quality of poorly scanned data. What can you do to ensure you get high-quality 3D scan data prior to post-processing?

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Which Scan to CAD Tool is Better: SOLIDWORKS Surface from Mesh or Mesh2Surface for SOLIDWORKS?

Published on April 14, 2023

Is Surface from Mesh sufficient for handling Scan to CAD projects? How do the features compare to a dedicated Scan to CAD plugin for SOLIDWORKS that’s built specifically for reverse engineering a physical product using 3D scanner data? Let’s find out.

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How 3D Body Scanning Is Useful for Measurement Applications In the Medical Field [With Video]

Published on January 3, 2023

Handheld 3D scanners are widely adopted as a trusted measurement instrument for full-body scan analysis. We’ll explain how the technology works and our recommendation for a 3D body scanner.

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Comparing the Artec Space Spider and Micro 3D Scanners for Scanning Small Objects

Published on November 15, 2022

The Artec Space Spider and the Micro 3D scanners are both great options for scanning small objects. We conducted a test to compare the results. Which one should you choose?

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Why Investing in 3D Scanning Technology Might Be Your Best Decision In A Recession

Published on November 10, 2022

Whether you agree or disagree that we’re in a recession, the consensus is that the economy isn’t faring too well this year. During these economic downturns, it’s normal to feel the need to shift gears by cutting budgets to reduce costs. However, instead of pumping the brakes for short-term monetary relief, now is the best time to invest in technology—specifically, 3D scanning. Let us explain.

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How Do I Determine Which 3D Scanner Is Right For Me?

Published on September 28, 2022

Are you on the search for a 3D scanner for work and don’t know where to start? We have a list of questions to help you figure it out.

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In The Lab: Testing How Well the Artec Cloud Works with Mobile Devices

Published on June 2, 2022

How far can we take the scan data we acquired from the Artec Leo handheld 3D scanner without ever touching a laptop or a desktop computer? Can the Artec Leo paired with the Artec Cloud provide a truly mobile 3D scanning experience? We’ve conducted two tests to figure this out.

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3 Affordable Scan to CAD Tools Not Just For CAD Specialist [With Video Demos]

Published on May 9, 2022

Are there any Scan to CAD Software that doesn’t break the bank? We’ll show you three Scan to CAD tools that are not only affordable but also easy to use.

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GoMeasure3D Is Having An Open House, And You’re Invited!

Published on April 25, 2022

It’s been a long time coming and we miss connecting with you in person. We look forward to seeing at our Open House on May 11!

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Why 3D Scanning Software Shouldn’t Be An Afterthought In Your Buying Decision [+ Tips]

Published on March 21, 2022

3D scanning software often gets overlooked when it comes to buying a 3D scanner. We’ll give you 5 reasons why the power is actually in the software.

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4 Features Our Team Loves About Artec Cloud [And What It Means For You]

Published on January 31, 2022

Our team was fortunate to have exclusive access to Artec Cloud before it was released. Now that we have spent more time using it on a daily basis, we set out to figure out what features we love the most about it.

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❄️ Holiday Edition: 3D Scanning With Artec Handheld 3D Scanners [With Video Demos]

Published on December 22, 2021

This year, we thought it would be fun to scan a few of our favorite things in 3D for the Holidays! Check out the entire 3D scanning process from start to finish in less than 10 minutes!

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Which 3D Scanner is Best for Scanning Small Objects?

Published on August 19, 2021

In our testing lab, we’re interested in pushing the boundaries of each 3D scanner we can get our hands on. Our goal is to discover best practices and technologies that result in the highest possible scan quality. Let’s see which 3D scanner is best for scanning small objects.

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Webinar Alert: How To Combine Data from Different 3D Scanners to Improve Scanning Results

Published on April 2, 2021

In our upcoming webinar, we’ll show you how to use two or more Artec 3D scanners and merge the results to get the best of each system.

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