Scanned using Artec 3D technology
This Klemm L25d VIIR LX-MA airplane is an exhibit at the Aviation Museum in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxeumbourg. The airplane is hung from the ceiling of the tall museum building and would therefore be an insurmountable challenge for a short-range scanner, but not for Artec Ray, which can scan an object from up to 110m away!
A very simple part to scan and a good example of scanning holes.
A cosplay of an armed mercenary girl from a popular videogame Borderlands.
The statue is very rich geometrically, and despite some large flat areas, the aged bronze provided plenty of texture, so tracking wasn't an issue.
This small figurine of a Chinese horseman warrior was scanned to make perfect replicas in different sizes.
Taking only 20 minutes to scan the whole car, and just under one and a half hours to process the captured 3D data, this highly accurate 3D model was ready in under two hours from start to finish.
The inner side of this old bronze helmet is very narrow. Artec Spider was able to scan it perfectly and in high detail.
A wooden chair scanned with Eva. To scan the thin parts, we laid it onto the floor in order to get a background surface.
This chandelier has fantastic geometry and good original texture for smooth tracking.
This coin was thick enough to stand its side and was captured in just two scans. The second scan was to cover the side that the coin stood on.
A metallic fidget spinner in a shape of a cog with two different carving patterns on each side — a Celtic runes pattern and compass markings.
These coins were scanned on a leaflet featuring printed text to make it easy to capture the edges.
This car compressor was placed on a rotating platform, which made scanning easy and fast. A very noticeable feature on this model is the holes.
A copper key scanned with Artec Micro. The key had to be sprayed due to its reflective surface.
Part of an outdoor fountain basin, this 3D model of a croc was created with the Artec Leo 3D scanner and the powerful Artec Studio software.
A watertight 3D-model of a plastic cube produced by ProtoLabs.
A sharp dagger with fine woven metal mail on the handle.
A beautiful skull of an African antelope, captured with Eva in two scans: the front and the back. These were then automatically aligned in Artec Studio.
A cosplay of a ruthless mercenary from DC comics universe - Deathstroke.
Even though this plate has a thin and narrow edge, Artec Spider scanned it with ease, using the texture of the background.
The symmetrical geometry of this vase could have made it difficult to scan, but thanks to its rich texture, capturing it with Eva was fast and very easy.
Owing to the grainy structure of its texture this compressor makes an excellent scanning object.
The craftsman who created this feast for the eyes definitely put a great deal of effort into their work. So did Artec Space Spider and Eva, the two handheld 3D scanners which were used to capture everything down to the finest features of this geometry-rich object in order to make the 3D model look as impressive as the original work of art, inspired by Doom, the epic shooter.
A beautiful statuette made out of bronze, depicting two mythological creatures that symbolize divine powers in ancient China — a dragon and a phoenix, and between them a huge pearl.
A novelty chalice, made of plastic, with metal cup inside.
While this object may appear to be an insignificant little chunk of plastic, it’s actually part of an uber-useful device for vanquishing nasty clogs from drains. Known to millions around the world as the Drain Weasel, this sink snake thrusts the power of modern plumbing wizardry into your very hands.
Yes, this is one of those dandy not-so-little devices that no one wants to hear their mechanic talking about, especially not while he’s rubbing his hands together and has a certain little gleam in his eye.
Scanning ears is a popular solution for making prosthetics: the detailed geometry of a healthy ear can be mirrored and made into a perfect replica.
Plastic can reflect light directed at it. That’s simple yet very useful info for someone who wants to have an electrical outlet 3D scanned.
Have you ever scanned a scanner? We have! There were a few areas on the scanner with little geometry and texture variation.
A quick self scan of an eye. A very noticeable thing here is that Spider has scanned past the natural eye lens and captured the correct position of the iris.
This metal mold of a child's foot was scanned with Spider in less than one minute.
Leo was able to scan this fountain’s 7-meter basin in just under fifty minutes, with no need for additional preparation or the use of extra features to improve the scanner’s tracking.
This small and fragile skull of a desert fox was scanned with Artec Spider. While the model looks complicated, there were no challenging areas to scan.
The texture of the armchair may seem repetitive, but the pattern is actually unique and provides easy and reliable texture tracking.
Anything that moves is challenge to scan because of its changing geometry.
A cosplay of a notorious super villain from DC comics universe - Harley Quinn.
This 3D model shows how well Artec Eva renders hair, a tricky area for some 3D scanners.
Captured with Artec Space Spider. This hub cap features a lot of rather flat monotone surfaces.
This is a 3D model of a working hydrant on a street in Palo Alto, CA. To scan it, we used an Artec Eva connected to an Artec battery and a tablet for full scanning mobility.
Artec Leo is often called in when the height of the object to be 3D scanned approximates that of a Yeti. Why?
This lion is one of two nearly identical bronze animals prowling alongside the steps of a town hall. Mounted on a pedestal, it was a bit hard to reach, but not for Leo — its namesake!
Need to scan a transparent object? Use an Artec 3D scanner. This model of a transparent magic potion bottle was created with Space Spider.
This section of plastic casing for an electric screwdriver is a very interesting object from a 3D scanning point of view.
This measuring tape was scanned as a potential demo object.
This screw was scanned with Artec Spider after being sprayed with gloss reducing powder. A pair of pliers held the bolt vertically.
This cutting blade was a great training instrument for scanning thin objects.
A metal nut, just over 15 mm, easily scanned with Artec Micro in just two scans. Unlike handheld scanners, Micro was able to scan this piece without the need for any additional features or background.
A 3D model of a 4.5-meter tall monument to Napoleon on horseback made by the French 3D visualization company IMA Solutions using an Artec Eva.
Sixties style chair from one of our office conference rooms. Scanned as-is with no modifications needed for tracking.
We scanned our Panasonic GH4 with our Artec Space Spider. This was an untreated scan, so we scanned the camera as-is with no prep.
A junkyard is what awaited one mining machine whose glorious times had been forgotten to the junkyard of history... until one day a knight in shining armor appeared on the doorstep of a mine in southern Luxembourg.
A pipe bend, scanned with Artec Micro. It took only two scans using the simple trajectory to get the full shape of the pipe.
This object is considered as «large» for trajectory purposes. Although we used only a «simple» type of trajectory, with fewer frames, all of the intricate curvatures were successfully captured.
Despite its complex geometry and reflective surface, this 1.5 cm plastic bolt was captured using the ultra-precise Artec Micro in just three scans.
Well used Ridgid power drill scanned with the Artec Spider.
Product part made of plastic. Scanning time was around 5 minutes, and post-processing took about 20 minutes. This is a good example of fast reverse engineering.
A taxidermy porcupine fish, scanned with Space Spider. A somewhat challenging object due to its semi-translucent skin and difficult geometry.
Small object — big challenge. How do you capture the thread of this 10 mm long screw using a 3D scanner?
The cap was made of semi-transparent plastic and required a bit of dusting with an airbrush. Then it was mounted on the scanner’s rotating platform with a clamp. A couple of mouse clicks — and scanning commenced.
The complete model of this Smart car was created from approximately 10-13 scans taken from various positions around all sides of the vehicle. We also took two scans from below, with the car raised on a car lifter.
The object has a lot of fine geometry and small complex sections for scanning.
This part has a cylindrical shape, which is difficult for any scanner. But we found an easier way to scan it.
Leather surfaces often reflect the white glare from a scanner's flash. In order to prevent that we slightly tilted the scanner to avoid scanning at a 90° angle.
A quick scan of the top of the hand with Spider allows you to see the fine details of the skin and nails.
An early 1900’s tower well valve scanned on-site with Artec Eva, connected to a portable battery and a tablet.
An old transmission box, scanned with Eva. A good example of a challenging object, since it has a lot of deep holes.
This ordinary office Troll was scanned with an Artec Leo 3D scanner. In exchange for the promise of some meaty morsels, the troll agreed to pose for the scanning by leaning on a chair that was later removed during post-processing in Artec Studio.
This small turbine was scanned in three passes using a rotating table — this enabled the operator to easily capture all the curves from different angles with less hand motion.
Just like the Fox Skull, Turkana Boy skull consisted of two separate parts that were scanned separately, and aligned afterwards.
Capturing both hair and fur can be quite tricky, but this 3D model of a very furry werewolf, made with Eva, shows that nothing is impossible!
This mahogany tissue box holder proved to be an excellent scanning object due to its unique geometry.