DUBLIN, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tg7gxt/3d_scanning) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International 3D Scanning Market - Worldwide Market Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering.
3D technology has a wide portfolio of applications. As well as uses in automotive and transportation industries, it contributes to aerospace and defense via its use in reverse engineering, quality inspection and prototyping amongst others. 3D scanning is useful in making a dummy part or prototype in the manufacturing industry, auto industry, or any other mechanical related industry. Quality control/quality inspection is the popular application and service in these industries.
3D scanning is being used in various applications (cultural heritage, quality control and others) and services (reverse engineering, inspection and others) in numerous industries. There are many potential applications that need real-time imaging and the ability to penetrate into it. 3D scanning is driven by the fact that it provides information with a three dimensional depth. 3D scanning is also adopted by the medical industry for surgical applications, diagnosis via MRI, CT scan and others. 3D scanning is also widely used in dentistry. With the potential of delivering three dimensional results and diverse-vertical application, the 3D scanning market is growing and it is expected to be adopted at a very high rate and by almost every industry in the near future. Growth in economy and infrastructure expansion is driving the 3D scanning market in various countries.
The global 3D scanning market is expected to grow from $2.06 billion in 2013 to $4.08 billion by 2018, at an estimated CAGR of 14.6% from 2013 to 2018. APAC is estimated to project a large share of the overall 3D scanning market in 2013 at $538.5 million; and is expected to reach $1,087.3 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 15.1% from 2013 to 2018. Latin America is expected to grow at a CAGR of 23.2% from 2013 to 2018. The Latin American market will increase from $257.9 million in 2013 to $732.5 million by 2018.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 3D Scanning: Marketecosystem And Dynamics
4 3D Scanning: Market Size And Forecast By Devices
5 3D Scanning: Market Size And Forecast By Applications And Services
6 3D Scanning: Market Size And Forecast By Verticals
7 3D Scanning: Market Size And Forecast By Regions
8 3D Scanning: Market Analysis, Trends And Insights
9 3D Scanning: Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 137)
10 Company Profiles
- Cognitens (Hexagon Metrology)
- 3D Digital
- 3D Systems
- Direct Dimensions
- Faro Technologies
- Konica Minolta
- Topcon Corporation
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