XYZprinting has created a new handheld 3D scanner that it’s equipped with Intel’s RealSense Camera and priced at just $299.
The compact handheld 3D Scanner offers a maximum scanning volume of 2m³ and a minimum scanning volume of just 10cm³ together with an accuracy of 1mm.
XYZprinting has designed the 3D scanner to support both 32-bit and 62 bit versions of Windows 8.1 operating system and the scanner is supplied with free scanning software in the form of XYZscan.
The combination of scanning hardware and software offers scans a depth image size of 640 x 480 pixels and a colour image size of 1080p, via a throughput of 30 frames per second. Simon Shen, CEO of XYZprinting explains more :
“Making 3D printing technology affordable and approachable has been XYZprinting’s biggest goal. Through our collaboration with Intel, the XYZ Handheld Scanner will, once again, break down the barriers for users that don’t know how to create 3D models, and unlock countless possibilities to replicate a wide variety of objects using 3D printing technology.”
For more information on the low-cost hand-held 3D scanner jump over to the XYZprinting website ahead of its spring 2016 launch.