Thoughts on 3D Scanning

Thoughts on 3D Scanning

If you’re wondering why the market isn’t being flooded with cheap knock-off objects scanned by consumer grade scanners, it’s because the current state-of-the-art in consumer grade scanners isn’t very state-of-the-art.

Nice looking objects can be made. But technique and patience are required, and expectations need to be adjusted accordingly.

I hope to be doing a more in depth review of first-hand experiences and lessons learned from different experiments in scanning real world objects in the coming days and weeks.

Stay tuned.

One thought on “Thoughts on 3D Scanning

  1. Indeed. It’s a bit like 3D printing, not quite yet plug and play, I wrote a quick post on the topic here:

    I’d love to see some of your 3D scanning experiments on Sketchfab, and here are some impressive results from some of our users in 3 different fields:


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