The NextEngine 3D Scanner (pictured right) captures objects in full color using multiple precision lasers.
The unit contains everything you need to digitise 3D models, including ScanStudio HD software. Exports to STL, OBJ, VRML, XYZ and other formats.
The digital 3D scan models that are outputted can be edited using popular design software like SolidWorks, 3ds Max, ZBrush, Rhino, Mathematica and more. ScanStudio CAD Tools are included with the package and allowing users to quickly make surface files or RapidWorks to build solid files. The models can then be printed on Dimension, 3D Systems, zCorp, Objet, and other 3D printers.
The NextEngine 3D Scanner currently retails for around $2,995 in the States
NextEngine 3D Scanner Features:
Z Corporation also manufacture portable handheld 3D scanners that digitize 3D surfaces in real time, creating 3D printer-ready files.