What is 3D Scanning?

3D scanning is the process of capturing three-dimensional data of a physical object using a variety of scanning technologies such as structured light, laser, or photogrammetry. This advanced technique is essential for industries that require precision in reproducing objects with intricate details.

The scanner operates by capturing not only the object's shape and size but also its texture, resulting in a digital 3D model that holds immense potential. This model serves as the foundation for a range of applications, from 3D printing to CAD modeling, product design, engineering, or even animation.

The popularity of 3D scanning has surged across industries due to its exceptional accuracy, rapid processing speed, and cost-effectiveness. It facilitates the development of elaborate, top-tier models, which serve diverse purposes like visualization, in-depth analysis, and streamlined production processes. The scope of 3D scanning is expansive and diverse, spanning fields such as automotive and aerospace engineering, medical imaging, and the preservation of cultural heritage.

By integrating 3D scanning software into various workflows, professionals can harness the power of digital precision to advance their projects. Whether it's reverse engineering a complex component or breathing life into artistic creations, 3D scanning is revolutionizing how industries approach design and production.

Our Core Competencies in 3D Scanning

At Indicate Technologies, we specialize in providing high-quality 3D scanning solutions to our clients across a wide range of industries.

Our core competencies in 3D scanning are centered around our ability to deliver accurate, detailed, and cost-effective solutions that meet the unique needs of each of our clients.

One of our primary strengths is our expertise in laser scanning technology. We use state-of-the-art laser scanners to capture precise measurements of an object's surface, which allows us to create 3D models with high accuracy and resolution. Our laser scanning technology is particularly well-suited to complex objects or objects with intricate geometries.

In addition to laser scanning, we also specialize in photogrammetry and structured light scanning. Our photogrammetry solutions use photographs of an object taken from different angles to create 3D models, while our structured light scanning technology uses a structured light projector and camera to capture surface information.

At Indicate Technologies, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide tailored solutions that meet the specific needs of each of our clients. Whether you need 3D scanning for reverse engineering, quality control, or another application, we have the expertise and technology to deliver the results you need. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with your 3D scanning needs.

Leading 3D Scanner Brands

At Indicate Technologies, we are proud to announce our strategic partnerships with industry-leading brands in the realm of 3D scanning technology. These collaborations have empowered us to bring cutting-edge solutions to our clients, enhancing their capabilities in various sectors.

One of our notable partnerships is with manufacturers specializing in laser triangulation and white light technologies. These partnerships enable us to offer a diverse range of solutions, including desktop 3D scanners suitable for both entry-level enthusiasts and professionals seeking high-precision results. We understand that every client has unique requirements, which is why our portfolio encompasses a variety of price ranges to cater to different budgets.

Our array of 3D scanning solutions doesn't just stop at standard objects – our advanced technologies allow us to scan large objects with unparalleled accuracy. From intricate details to extensive dimensions, we've got you covered. By utilizing these advanced tools, you can transform physical objects into digitized models that serve as the foundation for innovation, whether in engineering, design, or other creative pursuits.

With our esteemed partnerships, we bring you access to state-of-the-art 3D scanning technologies that pave the way for unparalleled precision, efficiency, and creativity. Join us at Indicate Technologies in embracing the future of scanning solutions that push boundaries and redefine what's possible in the world of digitization.

Artec 3D

Handheld and portable


OGP Shapegrabber

Data from a single measuring machine


RX Solutions

X-Ray and Computed Tomography (CT)



From metrology-grade to consumer-grade color 3D scanners



Color management, and appearance capture

Popular 3D Scanning Technologies


Structured Light 3D Scanning

Structured Light 3D Scanning uses a structured light projector to project patterns onto an object, which are then captured by a camera to create a 3D model. This technology can capture detailed surface information quickly and accurately, making it a popular choice for many industries.

Laser 3D Scanning

Laser 3D Scanning uses a laser to capture precise measurements of an object's surface, creating a 3D model with high accuracy and resolution. Laser scanning is often used for complex objects or objects with intricate geometries, as it can capture highly detailed information.

LiDAR 3D Scanning

LiDAR 3D Scanning is a remote sensing technology that uses laser pulses to create a 3D digital representation of the physical environment. It works by emitting laser beams from a sensor, which bounce back off objects in the environment and return to the sensor. The time it takes for the laser pulses to return allows for the calculation of distance and the creation of a 3D point cloud. LiDAR has become increasingly popular due to its ability to quickly and accurately capture detailed 3D data of large areas.

X-Ray Computed Tomography

X-Ray Computed Tomography, or CT Scanning is a type of scanning done by taking X-Rays of an object from multiple angles, which are pieced together to form a 3D model of an object. This process details the outer and inner surfaces of the object in extreme detail. It also allows for defects like voids to be spotted in welds or cast objects.

Photogrammetry 3D Scanning

Photogrammetry 3D Scanning uses photographs of an object taken from different angles to create a 3D model. Photogrammetry can be done with a simple camera, making it a cost-effective option for many applications.  

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