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The New Generation of Color 3D Scanner iReal 2S Comes Out

ScanTech has announced the release of iReal 2S 3D scanner on July 18th, 2019. This new generation of our color 3D scanner has been specially designed for delivering cutting-edge but also easier and faster color 3D measurements. It will be a great problem solver for managing your product development cycle.

3D Scanner iReal 2S

The iReal 2S remains the strengths of our handheld 3D scanners like accurate, advanced technologies, portable, user-friendly. It is also optimized to streamline workflows and facilitates the design iteration process by following advantages:

  • Initiativelyadopts double scattering speckle technology: blue LED light and red invisible spectrum
  • CLASS I red spectrum brings you the most comfortable and safest scanning experience
  • Super HD texture capturing capacity extremely meets the requirements of texture acquisition
  • Versatile alignment for diverse demands: support texture/geometric/markers alignment modes
  • Fully automatic post-processing algorithm& ergonomic design

iReal 2S maximizes performances in various aspects such as texture acquisition, accuracy and detail capturing. It achieves a wider range of applications in color texture, health care, industry & art design, culture relics digitalization, VR/AR, education & research, digital sculpture, 3D printing, etc.

Key Features of iReal 2S

1. Double scattering speckle technology

iReal 2S simultaneously adopts blue LED light and Red invisible spectrum. This global initiative technology extends a wider range of work environments. Blue light offers high-resolution data acquisition with strong anti-interference capacity. The red spectrum is insensitive to different materials and enlarges scan area with high efficiency.

color scanning

color data

2. Top comfortability & safety

Class I red spectrum brings the most comfortable and safest scanning experience to users. Line-of-sight issues are eliminated. People can freely open eyes during the scanning process.

Red spectrum scanning overcomes the difficulty to obtain data of hairs and eyes creatively and perfectly. It can be applied to education, medical treatment, public inspection, and other applications.

3. Versatile alignment for diverse demands

iReal 2S color 3D scanner integrates texture/geometric/markers alignment modes.

Scanning without markers: when an object has continuous and irregular textures or geometric features, it can be scanned without any markers base on texture alignment and geometric alignment.

Mixed alignment modes: scanning object without continuous or irregular textures or geometric features, iReal 2S combines 3 alignment modes and only needs few markers to finish it.

texture data

texture acquisiton

feature alignment

4. Overall Update

With its ergonomic design and user-friendly interface, users can quickly start even without any experience. This lightweight handheld 3D scanner is easy-carrying by less than 1KG.

5. Perfect match: 3D scanning & AR

ScanTech originally integrates augmented reality technology into 3D scanning. The E-AR device offers you immersive scanning experience and supports real-time scanning feedback efficiently and flexibly.

These years, ScanTech has unswervingly stuck to customer-oriented. We clearly understand the customer demands and problems of color 3D scanning. Our R&D team has greatly evolved over the past few years. Based on flawless color texture, unrivaled comfortability safety, fast measurement rate, comprehensive applications, the iReal 2S 3D scanner will be your best alternative to color 3D solutions.

Share Innovative 3D Measurement at Control 2019

The Control is the world’s leading trade fair for quality assurance, which is held annually in Stuttgart, Germany. It brings together the international market leaders, pioneering industry experts, creative suppliers, complete solutions in hardware, etc. Visitors from all over the world can discover the latest products and technics and explore new business contacts here.

The 33rd Control is taking place on May 7 ~ 10 at Messe Stuttgart. ScanTech also participates this grand show as before.

We will present our latest innovation KSCAN 3D scanner on metrology measuring in Control 2019, and our PRINCE 3D scanner with global initiative dual laser scan mode, structured light 3D scanner iReal and AirGo smart device will also be exhibited. Don’t hesitate to join us at booth 3-3508, and our experts are available to answer all your questions.

Infinite Possibilities to Metrology Measuring

KSCAN 3D Scanner is a professional 3D scanner with the wildest applications. It integrates photogrammetry function and dual laser scan mode which are global initiative technologies. The built-in photogrammetry function greatly expands the scan area and improves volumetric accuracy. KSCAN combines high efficiency and ultra-detail benefitting from dual laser scan mode. It offers practical solutions targeting at objects range from 0.02m to 10m.

KSCAN supports probing that can correctly acquire the 3D data of hole, plane, edge, etc. It can work with ScanViewer to fulfill different inspection functions such as pipe measurement, deformation detection and GD&T, which conducts effective, reliable and full-scale 3D measurement technologies for product design and inspection professionals.

Easily Scan Large Volume Even Small Coin

Visualize Your Real World In Your Eyes

Deliver intelligent 3D measurement

Wonderful Moments in Control Show

According to various onsite demonstrations and customers’ feedback, ScanTech has an insight into the demands of 3D measurement in numerous applications. We win high reputations when collaborating with world-famous companies such as Siemens, Boeing, Volkswagen, General Motors, JLR, etc.

No matter what we achieved in the past, we will always keep customer-oriented in mind and unswervingly concentrate on research and development. Moreover, we will continue to be creative and innovative, so that we can deliver better intelligent visual measuring solutions for manufacturers and bring more powerful world-leading 3D scanners for manufacturing revolution.

SCANTECH LAUNCHED NEW 3D SCANNER KSCAN

ScanTech new product spring launch conference was held at CIMT (China International Machine Tool Show) on April 17, 2019. Many industry experts, partners and press media participated in this event on that day. ScanTech officially released KSCAN 3D scanner with two global initiative technologies: built-in photogrammetry system and a dual laser scan mode.

KSCAN 3d scanner

With the development of 3D technologies, 3D scanners have a rapid evolution in working efficiency and portability.

How Does KSCAN 3D scanner come out?

Handheld 3D scanners and structured light 3D scanners are widely applied to industrial 3D measurement. However, handheld 3D scanners can’t scan small objects with high resolution, while the structural light 3D scanner is difficult to effectively scan large workpieces. At present, no portable 3D scanner is able to simultaneously realize the following points:

  • Scanning large-scale with high volumetric accuracy (0.035mm/m) just by one machine
  • Scanning very small things with high resolution (0.01mm)
  •  Support contact measurement in certain conditions

ScanTech always focuses on researching and developing handheld 3D scanners since 2011. Based on various onsite demonstrations and customers’ feedback, we have an insight into the demands of 3D measurement in numerous applications. ScanTech experts went through the whole two years to transform the product’s concept into an unprecedented KSCAN 3D scanner. It sets a new trend for handheld 3D scanners. Besides, this new generation 3D scanner fully meets the requirements of industrial measurement with a turnkey solution. Therefore, the KSCAN 3D scanner was definitely born for metrology-grade measuring.

metrology 3d scanner

KSCAN 3D scanner forms its extraordinary strengths by merging all the functions of non-contact measurement:

  • Upgraded performance in accuracy, measurement rate, scan area, depth of field, hardware, assistant parts, user experience, etc.
  • Innovative functions in probing and edge detection. Get over with the demerits of traditional 3D scanners for measuring datum hole, hidden point, features, sheet metal, and hole & edge detection of sheet metal.
  • Multi-functional 3D software: ScanViewer supports different inspection functions such as pipe measurement, deformation detection and GD&T.

New handware3d scanner

5 Special Functions of KSCAN

#1 Volumetric accuracy up to 0.035mm

Higher precision

The built-in photogrammetry system plays an obvious role in scanning large volumes by increasing 70% of volumetric accuracy.

# 2 Incomparable resolution up to 10μm

Global initiative dual laser scan mode

higher precision 3d scanner

KSCAN global initiative dual laser scan mode can quickly switch to reach different measurement rates and accuracy. KSCAN is as flexible and effective as handheld 3D scanner, and it also keeps the high precision of structured light 3D scanner.

3d scan resolution

# 3 Measurement Efficiency Extremely Enhanced

Efficient scanning process

Efficient scanning process

# 4 Probing

Portable CMM

probing measurement

KSCAN supports probing to provide reliable 3D solutions for measuring datum hole, hidden point, features, ready detection, etc.

# 5 Intelligent Edge Detection

Fast acquire 3D data of hole and edge

KSCAN gets 3D data of hole and edge more accurately due to its advanced algorithm.

Benefitting from red and blue laser scan mode, KSCAN 3D scanner surpasses other handheld 3D laser scanners in capturing details. And the built-in photogrammetry system greatly expands the scan area and improves volumetric accuracy.

KSCAN redefines what the portable 3D scanners are with its two global initiative technologies. It increases volumetric accuracy from 0.06mm to 0.035mm just by one machine and offers full-size solutions for objects from 0.02m to 10m.

ScanTech always unswervingly complies with customer-oriented and puts forward many comprehensive 3D measurement solutions through professional technologies and self-innovation spirit.

In the future, ScanTech will be consistently contributed to the R&D of 3D digital technologies so as to keep the world leading 3D measurement solutions for manufacturers.

Announcing Our New Logo and Brand Identity

We are proud to announce the launch of the new company logo as part of the ongoing evolution of our brand.

ScanTech always insists on customer-oriented and focuses on their demand. We are aiming to provide professional 3D digital solutions for customers all over the world.

Rebranding represents our many successes, ongoing transition, beliefs, and values. The new image reflects who we are today and our vision for a prosperous future. We looked at colors, font type, and design.

company new logo change

New Logo

This new Logo encapsulates what ScanTech stands for: superior quality and innovation. The three-dimensional “A” in blue, represents the ScanTech’s persistent R&D spirit. The dark and light blue symbolize our determination and dynamism on the path of being technology leader in 3D measurement field.

In the upcoming days, we will gradually update all our marketing literature, online presence, etc.

ScanTech will unswervingly specialize in 3D measuring technology and make great efforts to world machinery manufacturing.

PRINCE dual laser 3D scanner, redefine industrial 3D measurement

when the concept of virtual reality became more and more popular In 2016, VR is well known by everyone,however,3D scanning technology is rarely noticed .3D scanning technology required for 3D remodeling is widely applied to architecture, business, medical, military, industrial, film and television effects, 3D printing, and the hottest VR, AR, etc.

Industria 3D measurement weakness:

There are two main 3D scanners in industrial 3D measurement field such as handheld 3D scanner with high portability and flexibility and camera 3D scanner with high resoultion and high detail,whose advantage are well known in current industry.
But there is no one handheld scanner combination these two scanner advantage,not only scan high detail tiny object,but also efficiently scan large volume.
There are different size modeling ,different requirement for detail and complex environment in 3D measurement field,which leads to a single camera or handheld laser scanner not solve all of scanning problems.So the user should decide to purchase two kinds scanners to meet different requirement.

Prince redefine industrial 3d measurement

Scantech launched Prince handheld dual laser 3D scanner combination with portability and high detail in 11th NOv,2016,which perfectly solve weakness in current industry ,easy to scan from tiny parts to plane.

Prince 3D scanner also combine Scantech efficient image graphic algorithm and Powerful data post-processing, its emergency is bound to overturn the tradition and redefine the industrial 3d measurement.

Prince 3D scanner core strengths

Prince is developed by Scantech for 2years with global pioneering band field depth technology, overturn traditional handheld 3d scanner working mode.

we analyze the difference between Prince 3d scanner and traditional hand-held 3d scanner, take parameter of Prince 335 as a example:

Dual scan mode: Red standard scan mode and Blue hyperfine scan mode. Two working mode can switch rapidly. Standard mode R inherit traditional 3D scanner function and effect; hyperfine scan mode B with ultra-detail capture same as high equipped camera 3d scanner. All data from two working mode is in same file without post-processing.

Fast scanning, equip with 129fps camera, scanning speed is twice higher than normal handheld 3d scanner
Extreme detail: resolution is up to 0.01mm,the detail degree is five times than normal handheld 3D scanner, greatly improve 3D data detail degree.

Prince 3d scanner debut in DMP exhibition (booth NO.3,3A17) in 29th Nov, for more information pls visit www.sikantech.com.

Prince 3d scanner begin to receive reservation from December.

<h4>Scantech  crazy 3D lab activity</h4>

Scantech will start a month-long offline 3d scanning free experience in Hangzhou on 1th Dec,whether you are experienced or not,Prince will invite you to challenge its extreme detail,play with black technology together.

3D scanner development trend
Contact measurement
CMM
Advantage:high precision,up to um grade
Not restrict for object color & light
Suitable for simple shape object
Disadvantage
Easy to damage probe and surface of scanned object
Unable to measure soft object,limited application
Slow scanning speed(restricted by mechanical movement)
Object size restricted by CMM size
Sensitive to environment temperature
Only to obtain key points
Not reflect the whole shape of parts
Most important: super expensive

Non-contact camera 3D scanner
Advantage:
Portable
High detail
High accuracy
Can scan small and complex object

Disadvantage
Bad flexibility
Bad accuracy for large volume
Low efficiency for complex object
High requirement for color,material of scanned object
Image enhancement needed for dark or shiny object

Non-contact Handheld 3d scanner
Advantage
High portable and flexible
Suitable for large volume, complex object, polysurface
Easy to scan shiny and black surface
Easy to deal in indoor and outdoor not affected by environment light
Self-position scanner secure full freedom of movement
Disadvantage
Detail is not as good as camera scanner
Not good for tiny parts

Highest volumetric accuracy Handheld 3D Scanner Deliver large volume 3D measurement individually

3D scanning changes the world

Scantech will release global initiative AXE 3D scanner following Prince 3D scanner in DMP exhibition in 28th Nov. AXE series is especially developed for large volume, only one single scanner could perform large volume high precision 3D measurement.

What is the significance in 3D measurement field?

Traditionally handheld scanner work with photogrammetry system to improve volumetric accuracy while scanning large volume, it is troublesome for operation and portability. AXE 3D scanner breakthrough upgrade volumetric accuracy and scanning efficiency, accuracy of AXE 3d scanner is as good as a handheld 3d scanner with a photogrammetry system, only one person is easy to perform large volume 3d measurement.

Innovation

The biggest advantage of AXE is high efficiency and high volumetric accuracy, truly perform high precision large volume 3d measurement.

▌Ultra-volumetric accuracy

It is pseudo concept to talk about accuracy but neglect size of scanned object. We know that there is accumulative error in all size measurement, the accumulative error is bigger if the scanned object is larger. Therefore, Actual measurement accuracy should consider scanned object size. A more accurate concept is proposed in 3d measurement field-volumetric accuracy, volumetric accuracy determines the actual measurement precision of device, more obvious advantage for large volume measuring with higher volumetric accuracy

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▌Cut half quantity of stickers

The distance between stickers for AXE is much bigger than normal handheld 3D scanner, so the quantity of stickers is only half, which greatly reduce labor cost and time-saving.

▌Large measurement range

Scan area is double than HSCAN, greatly improve the scan efficiency

▌Single complete solution

AXE 3D scanner complete large volume 3D measurement individually, it is much easier and portable, high adaptability than multiple devices, very convenient for large volume 3D reconstruction.

AXE 3D scanner has achieved a real milestone innovation in portable 3D measurement filed, totally upgrade accuracy, measurement range, scan rate, portability, leads a new generation of 3D measurement device renovation, rapidly enhance efficiency of industrial manufacturing.

TrackScan Sticker-Free 3D System, Top precision tracking 3D measurement technology

3D scanning change the world

TrackScan 3D scanner joint developed by Scantech & Metronor will debut in Stuttgart, Germany in May ,2017. TrackScan has gained great overseas attention and make cooperation with Boeing because of unique features such as Sticker-free, support probing, active tracking and wide measurement range. During the exhibition, TrackScan is in contact with customers at zero distance, so that customers can experience the efficiency of the measurement method without sticker.

Metronor was founded in 1989, headquarter based on Norway, is one of global top optical 3D measurement high-tech enterprise with rich 3D measurement experience and large customers base.

Large volume 3D measurement has long been sore point for large, heavy manufacturing. Nowadays 3D measurement solution is unable to carry out true efficiency, speed, accuracy. There is reflective marker needed while scanning by handheld 3D scanner, it is very troublesome when placing or displacing reflective marker for large volume scanning. So large manufacturing enterprise is in urgent need one of 3D measurement solution without stickers. However, current technology without stickers is still not mature, such as measurement range, accuracy, price and so on, which make it difficult to popularize in industry. TrackScan came into being as Scantech was well aware of the obstacles to 3D measurement in manufacturing.

TrackScan track technology system combine Metronor global top photogrammetry technology and Scantech laser 3D scanning technology, including scanning and probing measurement. TrackScan system is composed of navigation camera,3D scanner, light pen and laptop, TrackScan system offers upgrade paths, for example: TrackScan-SOLO to TrackScan-DUO, TRACKPROBE to larger-volume probe.

Why TrackScan is best choice for large volume measurement

Benefiting from Metronor new upgraded optical track technology, TrackScan system make disruptive improvement in measurement range, quality, way.

New upgraded optical track technology

TrackScan led optical track technology compared to traditional reflective marker track technology, greatly improve accuracy, measurement range and stability from principle and algorithm. Traditional reflective marker technology is emitted light from navigation camera diod, then scanner reflect light to camera then camera navigate. Obviously, emitted light track technology is restricted for accuracy, measurement range, environment light.

TrackScan system is scanner initiative lighting, camera tracking location timely, which determine TrackScan with higher accuracy, larger measurement range, higher anti-interference. Furthermore, M-tracker effective pixels is 640000*512000,60,000 times more than the average 5-mega, pixel camera, it means that the TrackScan system ensures absolute advantage in measuring accuracy.

TrackScan Feature

To truly realize high accuracy 3D measurement for large volume, the advantage of TrackScan 3D scanner as following:
▌No sticker
-Metronor LED initiative tracking
-initiative location

▌large measurement range
-work distance is up to 10m by scanning measurement as well as 15m by
-easy to perform large volume 3D measurement

▌ultra-accuracy
-volumetric accuracy is up to 0.03mm
-volumetric accuracy is 0.04mm for 2.5m size object
-volumetric accuracy is 0.12mm for 10m size object

▌ Support contact measurement
-ensure the high accuracy 3D data for key parts.
-light pen support hardware upgrade
-benefits deep probing

▌Flexible solution
-support multiple optical tracking device
-adjust scan area at request
-perfect balance scan area and accuracy

DMP show

TrackScan system with unique technology advantage win substantial attention and recognition in DMP show,
TrackScan system meet large volume 3d measurement requirement, is an unprecedented set of measuring instruments for manufacturing, widely applied to automobile, aerospace, power generation equipment and engineering machinery and other large, heavy manufacturing. TrackScan not only save lots of manpower and material resources, but also greatly improve the production efficiency ,provide strong technical support for industrial upgrading