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3D Scanning Market Analysis By Product (Laser Scanner, Structured Light Scanner, Optical Scanner), By Range (Short Range, Medium Range, Long Range), By Application (Industrial Manufacturing, Aerospace & Defense, Healthcare, Architecture & Engineering, Ent

3D Scanning Market Analysis By Product (Laser Scanner, Structured Light Scanner, Optical Scanner), By Range (Short Range, Medium Range, Long Range), By Application (Industrial Manufacturing, Aerospace & Defense, Healthcare, Architecture & Engineering, Entertainment & Media) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

The global 3D scanning market is expected to reach USD 4.90 billion by 2020. Surging demand across several application areas along with technological advancements are expected to be key factors driving 3D scanning market growth over the forecast period. The technology is poised for growth owing to its ability to provide high resolution and rapid 3D digitization over conventional scanning techniques.

Increasing usage across applications such as historic edifice preservation is also expected fuel market growth over the next few years. Aging infrastructure with historical significance needs to be preserved and documented, which is also expected to drive market growth. Suppliers of hardware as well as software solutions emphasize on continuous improvements in workflow and ease-of-use, thereby driving sales and resulting in a technology being more accessible to professional users. However, high-priced scanners may hamper the 3D scanning market.

Further key findings from the study suggest:

In 2013, laser scanners emerged as the dominant product segment accounting for over 60% of the 3D scanning market. The structured light product segment is expected to rapidly gain market share over the forecast period owing to its ability to make rapid prototypes with high degree of accuracy across numerous applications.

Short range scanners accounted for majority of the overall 3D scanning market in 2013. These scanners deploy techniques such as laser triangulation and structured light and have a focal distance of less than a meter, which is expected to drive market growth over the forecast period.

The industrial manufacturing segment dominated the market in 2013, accounting for over 30% of the overall revenue. This is because 3D scanning offers several advantages when compared to conventional data collection techniques. 3D scanners provide improved worker safety, improved accuracy and compatibility making it suitable in several applications for comprehensive data capture.

In 2013, Europe emerged as the largest market; growth across the industrial sector is expected to favorably impact regional market growth over the next six years.

Key market players include Topcon, Maptek, FARO Technologies, Basis Software Inc (Surphaser), Ametek (Creaform) and 3D Digital Corp. Developing cost-effective as well as technologically advanced scanners is expected to be key growth strategy.

For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global 3D scanning market on the basis of product, range, application and region:

3D Scanning Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2020)

  • Laser Scanner
  • Structured Light Scanner
  • Optical Scanner
3D Scanning Range Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2020)
  • Short Range
  • Medium Range
  • Long Range
3D Scanning Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2020)
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Architecture & Engineering
  • Entertainment & Media
  • Others
3D Scanning Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2012 – 2020)
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • RoW


Chapter 1. Executive Summary
1.1. 3D Scanning - Industry Summary and Critical Success Factors (CSFs)
Chapter 2. 3D scanning Industry Outlook
2.1. Market Segmentation
2.2. Market Size and Growth Prospects
2.3. 3D scanning Value Chain Analysis
2.4. 3D scanning Market Dynamics
2.4.1. Market Driver Analysis
2.4.2. Market Restraint Analysis
2.5. Key Opportunities Prioritized
2.6. Industry Analysis - Porter's
2.7. 3D scanning – Key Company Analysis, 2013
2.8. 3D scanning Market PESTEL Analysis, 2013
Chapter 3. 3D Scanning Product Outlook
3.1. Laser Scanner
3.1.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
3.2. Structured Light Scanner
3.2.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
3.3. Optical Scanner
3.3.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
Chapter 4. 3D Scanning Range Outlook
4.1. Short Range
4.1.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
4.2. Medium Range
4.2.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
4.3. Long Range
4.3.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
Chapter 5. 3D Scanning Application Outlook
5.1. Industrial Manufacturing
5.1.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
5.2. Aerospace & Defense
5.2.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
5.3. Architecture & Engineering
5.3.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
5.4. Entertainment & Media
5.4.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
5.5. Others
5.5.1. Global market estimates and forecasts, by region, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
Chapter 6. 3D Scanning Regional Outlook
6.1. North America
6.1.1. 3D scanning market by product, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.1.2. 3D scanning market by range, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.1.3. 3D scanning market by application, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.2. Europe
6.2.1. 3D scanning market by product, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.2.2. 3D scanning market by range, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.2.3. 3D scanning market by application, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.3. Asia Pacific
6.3.1. 3D scanning market by product, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.3.2. 3D scanning market by range, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.3.3. 3D scanning market by application, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.4. Latin America
6.4.1. 3D scanning market by product, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.4.2. 3D scanning market by range, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.4.3. 3D scanning market by application, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.5. RoW
6.5.1. 3D scanning market by product, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.5.2. 3D scanning market by range, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
6.5.3. 3D scanning market by application, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
Chapter 7. Competitive Landscape
7.1. 3D Digital
7.1.1 Company Overview
7.1.2 Financial Performance
7.1.3 Product Benchmarking
7.1.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.2. 3D Systems
7.2.1 Company Overview
7.2.2 Financial Performance
7.2.3 Product Benchmarking
7.2.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.3. Autodesk
7.3.1 Company Overview
7.3.2 Financial Performance
7.3.3 Product Benchmarking
7.3.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.4. Cognitens
7.4.1 Company Overview
7.4.2 Financial Performance
7.4.3 Product Benchmarking
7.4.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.5. Creaform
7.5.1 Company Overview
7.5.2 Financial Performance
7.5.3 Product Benchmarking
7.5.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.6. Direct Dimensions
7.6.1 Company Overview
7.6.2 Financial Performance
7.6.3 Product Benchmarking
7.6.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.7. Faro Technologies
7.7.1 Company Overview
7.7.2 Financial Performance
7.7.3 Product Benchmarking
7.7.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.8. Konica Minolta
7.8.1 Company Overview
7.8.2 Financial Performance
7.8.3 Product Benchmarking
7.8.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.9. Leica
7.9.1 Company Overview
7.9.2 Financial Performance
7.9.3 Product Benchmarking
7.9.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.10. Maptek
7.10.1 Company Overview
7.10.2 Financial Performance
7.10.3 Product Benchmarking
7.10.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.11. Nextengine
7.11.1 Company Overview
7.11.2 Financial Performance
7.11.3 Product Benchmarking
7.11.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.12. Shapegrabber
7.12.1 Company Overview
7.12.2 Financial Performance
7.12.3 Product Benchmarking
7.12.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.13. Steinbichler
7.13.1 Company Overview
7.13.2 Financial Performance
7.13.3 Product Benchmarking
7.13.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.14. Topcon Corporation
7.14.1 Company Overview
7.14.2 Financial Performance
7.14.3 Product Benchmarking
7.14.4 Strategic Initiatives
7.15. Trimble
7.15.1 Company Overview
7.15.2 Financial Performance
7.15.3 Product Benchmarking
7.15.4 Strategic Initiatives
Chapter 8. Methodology and Scope
8.1. Research Methodology
8.2. Research Scope & Assumptions
8.3. List of Data Sources
List of Tables
1. 3D Scanning – Industry Summary & Critical Success Factors (CSFs)
2. Global 3D scanning market, (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
3. Global 3D scanning market by region, (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
4. Global 3D scanning market by product (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
5. Global 3D scanning market by range, (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
6. Short-range 3D Scanners – Pros & Cons
7. Mid- and Long-range 3D Scanners – Pros & Cons
8. Global 3D scanning market by application, (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
9. 3D scanning – Key market driver impact
10. 3D scanning – Key market restraint impact
11. Global 3D laser scanner demand, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
12. Global 3D laser scanner demand, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
13. Global structured light 3D scanner demand, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
14. Global structured light 3D scanner demand, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
15. Global optical 3D scanner demand, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
16. Global optical 3D scanner demand, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
17. Global short range 3D scanning demand, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
18. Global short range 3D scanning demand, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
19. Global medium range 3D scanning demand, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
20. Global medium range 3D scanning demand, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
21. Global long range 3D scanning demand, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
22. Global long range 3D scanning demand, by region, 2012 – 2020 (USD Million)
23. Global 3D scanning market in industrial manufacturing (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
24. Global market demand in industrial manufacturing by region (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
25. Global 3D scanning market in aerospace & defense (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
26. Global market demand in aerospace & defense by region (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
27. Global 3D scanning market in healthcare (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
28. Global 3D scanning market demand in healthcare by region (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
29. Global 3D scanning market in architecture & engineering (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
30. Global market demand in architecture & engineering by region (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
31. Global 3D scanning market in entertainment & media (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
32. Global 3D scanning market in entertainment & media by region (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
33. Global 3D scanning market in other applications (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
34. Global 3D scanning market in other applications by region (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
35. North America 3D scanning market by product (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
36. North America 3D scanning market by range (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
37. North America 3D scanning market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
38. Europe 3D scanning market by product (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
39. Europe 3D scanning market by range (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
40. Europe 3D scanning market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
41. Asia Pacific 3D scanning market by product (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
42. Asia Pacific 3D scanning market by range (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
43. Asia Pacific 3D scanning market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
44. Latin America 3D scanning market by product (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
45. Latin America 3D scanning market by range (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
46. Latin America 3D scanning market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
47. RoW 3D scanning market by product (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
48. RoW 3D scanning market by range (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
49. RoW 3D scanning market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
List of Figures
1. 3D Scanning Market Segmentation
2. Global 3D Scanning market (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
3. 3D Scanning Value Chain Analysis
4. 3D Scanning Market Dynamics
5. Key Opportunities Prioritized
6. 3D Scanning Market – Porter’s Analysis
7. 3D Scanning Market – PESTEL Analysis
8. 3D Scanning market share by product, 2013 & 2020
9. Global 3D laser scanner demand (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
10. Global structured light 3D scanner demand (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
11. Global optical 3D scanner demand (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
12. 3D scanning market share by range, 2013 & 2020
13. Global short range 3D scanning demand (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
14. Global medium range 3D scanning demand (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
15. Global long range 3D scanning demand (USD Million), 2012 - 2020
16. 3D scanning market share by application, 2013 & 2020
17. Global market demand in industrial manufacturing (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
18. Global 3D scanning market demand in aerospace & defense (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
19. Global 3D scanning market demand in healthcare (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
20. Global 3D scanning market demand in architecture & engineering (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
21. Global 3D scanning market in entertainment & media (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
22. Global 3D scanning market in other applications (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
23. 3D scanning market share by region, 2013 & 2020
24. North America 3D scanning market by product (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
25. North America 3D scanning market by range (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
26. North America 3D scanning market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
27. Europe 3D scanning market by product (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
28. Europe 3D scanning market by range (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
29. Europe 3D scanning market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
30. Asia Pacific 3D scanning market by product (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
31. Asia Pacific 3D scanning market by range (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
32. Asia Pacific 3D scanning market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
33. Latin America 3D scanning market by product (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
34. Latin America 3D scanning market by range (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
35. Latin America 3D scanning market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
36. RoW 3D scanning market by product (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
37. RoW 3D scanning market by range (USD Million), 2012 – 2020
38. RoW 3D scanning market by application (USD Million), 2012 – 2020

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