How 3D Scanning Improves Virtual Design and Construction

3D scanning has advanced dramatically in recent years and the breadth of fields where the technology has found an application has grown. Reverse engineering is no longer the only player in the 3D scanning market. Today, museums are using 3D scanning for archiving, and even Hollywood studios are implementing the technology for this purpose. Architects have started to use 3D scanners to capture data for remodels, and the construction industry is leveraging the technology to transform the economics of its field.
But why are so many industries coming around to 3D scanning technology? The answer is simple. 3D scanning makes it possible to quickly and accurately capture data from the physical world, essentially digitizing reality, so that it can be used as a design datum inside computer-aided design (CAD) software.

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