Non-industry

3D Scanning Applications in Non-industrial Areas

3D scanning is not all about industrial applications, some non-industrial activities also require the engagement of 3D scanning technology. However, there are differences between the two: the former often has strict requirements for data accuracy and precision, while the latter tends to lean more on its other properties like the ease of use, color scanning ability, and adaptability to scan human bodies.

Scantech’s professional 3D scanning equipment supports both. You can find the presence of our products in non-industrial fields, such as medical rehabilitation, virtual reality, art and design, scientific research and education, and so on. Among all our products, the iReal 2E 3D color scanner is the most applicable one for non-industrial activities.

Scantech’s non-industrial applications can be divided into two parts: iReal 2E 3D scanning and 3D laser scanning. iReal 2E supports color scanning, human body scanning, and light-free scanning and it is very easy to use even for beginners. 3D laser scanning can work with iReal 3D Mapping Software to achieve high-precision, true-color 3D modeling solutions for cultural heritage, 3D digital collections, etc.

We cater to a variety of needs in non-industrial applications, specifically:

Medical Rehabilitation

Medical Rehabilitation

Scantech’s non-contact 3D human body scanning provides personalized solutions for medical rehabilitation and health care. With advantages like infrared structured light, a light-free scanning experience for human eyes, color restoration, and the capability of capturing 3D data of human hair, our color 3D scanner has been widely used in medical practices.

Art and Design

Art and Design

With the help of 3D scanning, artists and designers can realize their full potential to create more artwork with no boundaries. Take the motion picture industry as an example, with the 3D scanned data of actors’ faces, it will be more convenient to virtually try on different special makeup, create special effects, etc.

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage

The 3D scanner often plays the role of providing reliable 3D data support for the monitoring and restoration of cultural relics, 3D data archiving, 3D digital exhibitions, etc. As cultural relics and historic collections tend to be delicate, Scantech’s 3D laser scanners can capture high-precision three-dimensional data of those objects without spraying powder, providing high-precision data without damaging the objects.

Explore More Possibilities by 3D Digitizing Everything

Sculptures

Sculptures

Figurines

Figurines

Precision Medicine

Precision Medicine

Digital Humans

Digital Humans

Education

Education

Online Exhibitions

Online Exhibitions

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

Metaverse

Metaverse

High-precision and Color 3D Scanning for Non-industrial Areas

At Scantech, the 3D digitization solutions we provide for customers in non-industrial areas fall into two categories: high-precision and true-color 3D digitization. In terms of high precision, the accuracy of our 3D laser scanners can reach up to 0.020 mm, which can help capture every detail of the scanned object. And our true-color 3D solution includes 3D scanning + iReal 3D mapping, truly realizing highly accurate details and high-definition textures at the same time.

Customized Spinal Orthosis

Customized Spinal Orthosis

Compared with traditional plaster treatment, 3D scanning and 3D printing for custom-made spinal orthosis is a much more patient-friendly and effective way to treat spine deformity. By 3D scanning the patient's deformed spine, doctors and technicians will conduct analytic planning based on medical images and 3D scan data, and then start designing the most suitable 3D model. Unlike traditional plasters, these customized spinal orthoses are 100% fit for each patient, and they are lightweight, well-ventilated and normally have better treatment results.

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Baby's Plagiocephaly Helmet

Baby's Plagiocephaly Helmet

Some babies were born with flat head syndrome, which is quite bothering if their parents want a complete correction. The traditional correction helmets are often mass-produced and are not comfortable to wear. Thanks to the help of 3D scanning, we get to find an effective way to improve it. Using a 3D scanner with infrared structured light, such as iReal 2E 3D scanner, the 3D data of the baby's head can be captured completely. The 3D scanned data can be used for designing correction helmets, which can be 3D printed later.

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3D Printing Figurines

3D Printing Figurines

There are often memorable moments we would like to keep forever. Besides taking pictures, have you ever tried 3D printing those loving moments into vivid figurines? This is where Scantech can help. With our 3D body scanner, you can get the 3D scanned data of your full body or specific body part, which can be used for 3D printing into figurines. With those vivid figurines of yourself or your loved ones, you can make those memories alive whenever you look at them.

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Digital Humans for Metaverse

Digital Humans for Metaverse

The concept of "Metaverse" has become a huge hit in recent years. It represents the beginning of a brand-new era of 3D technology. What role does 3D scanning play in building the “Metaverse”? For those e-commerce enterprises and technology enterprises, with 3D scanned data of real-life humans and objects, they can build a 3D virtual system with highly alike details. Nowadays, more and more industries are using 3D scanning technology to build their own “Metaverse” and boost their businesses, such as media and entertainment, manufacturing, healthcare, etc.

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3D Digital Database Construction

3D Digital Database Construction

This type of application is mainly seen in universities, educational institutions and cultural heritage protection. For instance, with high-precision 3D scanning, we can make the restoration of a thousand-year-old bronze tree possible. Take the education industry as another example, a 3D scanner can be a tool to help students have a more thorough understanding of the projects they are studying: a 3D database of traditional medicine for medical students, different 3D cultural collections for art students and so on.

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Industrial Applications VS Non-industrial Applications

Industrial Applications

● Higher requirements for accuracy and precision

● The 3D scanning operator needs to be very experienced

Non-industrial Applications

● Relatively low requirements for accuracy and precision

● Easily to get started with the 3D scanner

● Color scanning ability is a bonus

       
                       

3D Printing

3D printing has been widely used in non-industrial purposes in various forms. Unlike the use of 3D printing in professional and industrial areas, this type of application normally requires the engagement of 3D scanning.

The combination of 3D scanning and 3D printing can help industries such as medical rehabilitation, virtual reality, and art to turn imagination into real-world objects and realize groundbreaking improvements.

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3D Visualization

3D visualization refers to the process of creating 3D content via 3D software or 3D scanners. For enterprises and 3D lovers, the use of 3D scanners in 3D visualization is a cost-effective way to obtain high-quality 3D results.

Scantech’s professional 3D digitization solutions can help 3D visualization in multiple ways. Using a high-precision 3D scanner to capture the three-dimensional data of a real-world object, which can be used for further graphical design or other purposes.

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Product Development

Through each stage of the complete process of product development, the 3D scanners normally play the roles of helping manufacturers restore the original production drawings, quality testing, damage monitoring, and restoration, etc.

In non-industrial applications, Scantech’s 3D scanners can help generate high-precision and true-color 3D models based on real-life objects. These 3D models can be used in further creation, helping 3D engineers and 3D artists fully realize their potential.

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