Research and Markets: Global 3D Scanning Market 2013-2020 - Types, Range, Services, Application and Geography Analysis of the $4.9 Billion Industry

DUBLIN — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 26, 2014Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global 3D Scanning Market (Types, Range, Services, Application and Geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020" report to their offering.

The global 3D scanning market is forecast to reach $4.9 billion by 2020 registering a CAGR of 12.4%

The market would remain to be dominated by the North American and European region, collectively contributing to more than two third of the global revenue share. However, Asia-Pacific region would also generate significant global revenue by 2020 with rapid growth. The revenue growth is due to growing adoption within industries such as healthcare, entertainment, etc. and also due to relevant developments in China, Japan, and India.

The 3D laser scanners are gaining widespread adoption in the various industries. The comparatively easier portability and relatively low-priced laser scanners are the key factors influencing the market adoption. By recognizing the potential of this type of scanners, numerous companies are launching their scanners based on laser technology. 3D laser scanners of companies such as Faro Technologies, Direct Dimensions inc., Creaform (now Ametek Inc.), etc. are preferred in various industries such as manufacturing, pipe check solutions, civil, etc.

The initiatives taken by the governments across world to enhance health care sector and provide superior health care facilities are driving the adoption of 3D scanners in healthcare industry. The scanners have been very efficient in scanning the human body with their short and medium range scanning capabilities. The high-quality scanners provided by numerous vendors in the market are effective in diagnosing hidden problems in the human body. The rising demand for better and sophisticated healthcare facilities and growing health conscious populace in the developing countries is further responsible for the technological adoption.

The companies profiled in the report include:

  • 3D Digital Corporation
  • 3D Systems
  • Ametek Inc.
  • Autodesk Inc.
  • Direct Dimensions Inc.
  • Faro Technologies
  • GOM mbH
  • Konica Minolta
  • Maptek Pty Ltd.
  • Quality Vision International
  • ShapeGrabber



  • Optical scanner
  • Laser scanner
  • Structured Light scanner


  • Short range scanner
  • Medium range scanner
  • Long range scanner


  • Reverse Engineering
  • Quality Inspection
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Face Body scanning


  • Entertainment and media
  • Aerospace and defence
  • Medical and healthcare
  • Civil and Architecture
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Others

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