Spring 2017 Issue

3D Scanning Newsletter

Latest news and resources on 3D scanning and measurement technologies


Choosing Between a Stationary or Handheld 3D Scanner

Stationary or Handheld 3D Scanner

Every day, we have great conversations with people who are looking to find the right 3D scanner to help solve work-related challenges. There are times when they have already decided on whether to get a stationary or handheld 3D scanner before realizing one might be better suited for their applications after talking with us.

How do you know if a stationary or a handheld 3D scanner is most suited for your needs?

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New 3D Scanner Release

Why is Artec Leo Handheld 3D Scanner Revolutionary?

Artec Leo 3D Scanning

Artec Leo was launched earlier this year and there’s a lot of buzz and excitement surrounding its launch. Professional 3D scanning systems are often more difficult to learn and operate than its consumer grade counterpart. What’s remarkable about the new Leo is that it’s a professional grade 3D scanner that truly encapsulates an intuitive mobile scanning experience while attaining high resolution 3D models with great accuracy.

So what’s special about the Artec Leo? Let’s look at how it takes 3D scanning to a new level.

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How to Ensure Your 3D Scanner Becomes a Return on Investment (ROI)?

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If it’s your first time purchasing a 3D scanner, it can be an overwhelming experience. How do you know which one will actually be able to solve your business problem after purchase? Here are some things you need to take into account to ensure you get the right 3D scanning solution that will produce a return on investment.

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New Portable CMM Launch

Introducing the MicroScribe i Portable CMM

MicroScribe i Portable CMM

The MicroScribe i is the latest addition to the MicroScribe family. It’s an all purpose 3D digitizer used for a wide range of modeling and data capturing applications. This model replaces the previous MicroScribe G model with better accuracy (+/- .006”) and includes several new enhancements.

  • Infinite Wrist Rotation: Enhanced maneuverability of the stylus for easy one-hand use
  • Magnetic Base: Stability for precision homing
  • Lightweight: Weighs only 8.3 lbs to take anywhere
  • M-4 Threaded Stylus: Comes with two 3mm ruby ball probe tips and one point probe tip
  • Value: The right accuracy at the right price


Reverse Engineering 101:
Step-by-step Guide to Converting Scan to CAD

While the concept of reverse engineering is quite simple, most people don’t have a good grasp of the step-by-step workflow on how to create parametric CAD model from 3D scan data. Here’s a guide that explains the workflow in a simple way.

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About GoMeasure3D

We deliver 3D scanning and measurement solutions that transform real world objects into digital 3D models for industry applications including CAD/CAM, reverse engineering, quality inspection, scientific measurement, and 3D visualization. If you have any questions related to 3D scanning or 3D measurement technology, ask our technical specialists and they would be happy to help you out.