Japanese company iGUAZU has started selling 3D Systems' personal 3D scanner for iPad - iSense - in Japan on August 18.
Set iSense to an iPad with the dedicated application installed and scan an object to make its 3D data. It's a very compact device (119.2x27.9x29mm, 99.2g) so that you can bring it with you anywhere you go and use it easily.
In addition, the accompanying software allows you to convert scanned data to STL data for shaping the form in a 3D printer.
King Jim announced the release of a digital business card box - Bizrage DNX100.
Bizrage DNX100 is a device that makes it so much easier for you to manage a large amount of paper business cards by digitizing them quickly and easily. It is able to scan 15 business cards at once and also it supports double-sided reading. Those scanned business cards (up to 800 business cards) will be stored in the attached box below the scanner.
Nikon Instech, Nikon's affiliate company, announced today its release of a new portable 3D scanner "P3D NC-2323S" on June 1. The price will be around 3,800,000 yen.
P3D NC-2323S allows you to measure easily without using a PC. With the LCD touch-panel and simple graphical user interface, even a person who uses it for the first time can obtain 3D data of the object just by aiming it towards the object and pressing the shutter button.
King Jim's mouse-shaped scanner MSC20 allows you to scan objects such as newspaper pages, magazine pages, and other materials, and save them in a PC as image data simply by tracing the part you want to scan.