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.

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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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