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The global 3D Scanning market is estimated to be worth $4.08 billion by 2018, at an estimated CAGR of 14.6% from 2013 to 2018 as per an industry research report titled 3D Scanning Market - By Devices (Optical, Laser, Structured Light), Range (Short , Medium, Large), Solutions (Portable, PCMM), Services (Reverse Engineering, Quality Inspection, Rapid Prototyping) - Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018). Spread across 195 pages, this global 3D scanning industry report is available with ReportsnReports.com at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/266570-3d-scanning-market-by-devices-optical-laser-structured-light-range-short-medium-large-solutions-portable-pcmm-services-reverse-engineering-quality-inspection-rapid-prototyping-worldwide-market-forecasts-and-analysis-2013-2018-.html .
3D Scanning market with services like reverse engineering, rapid prototyping, quality inspection, makes it suitable for usage in almost every vertical. The enhanced efficiency, affordability, faster and accurate results are some of the advantages and offerings of this technology. There has been an accelerated growth in 3D Scanning adoption because conversion of point clouds to computer aided design data is becoming easier, prices are lower and hardware and software used are more efficient. More and more companies are inclined towards the technology; new companies are starting their businesses in 3D scanning. In the current scenario it is a price sensitive market but it is estimated that the prices for the devices such as laser scanner will drop and the demand of the same is expected to increase in the near future. Machine Vision is a new and upcoming trend in the market. Market penetration is deep in every vertical. It is expected to be widely used in research programs in industries and universities as well.
3D scanning is one of the growing areas of applications amongst a wide range of 3D technologies. This technology is well suited for complex geometries that require a high degree of precision. This precision technology generates highly accurate and quick results, as it uses a laser beam for capturing digital information about the shape of any physical object. The technology is widely adopted in various industry verticals, such as architecture, healthcare, manufacturing, aerospace, forensic and power generation. With continuous advancements in the technology, the demand has risen for portable 3D scanners and other 3D scanning services.
A few of the major 3D scanning market players are Faro Technologies, Konica Minolta, Creaform, Surphaser, Autodesk, 3D Systems, 3D Digital Corp. and others. The 3D scanning research report analyzes global adoption trends, evolving platforms and forces in this rapidly emerging market. The report also focuses on opportunity analysis, competitive landscape and estimates the market size with forecasts, across multiple verticals and regions.
The report also focuses on various geographical markets for each of the sub segments within the 3D scanning environment. The major geographical regions include North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific including Japan, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. This report segments the 3D Scanning market by type of 3D scanners, 3D Scanning by range, solutions, applications, services, verticals and geographical regions.
Companies profiled in the 3D scanning market report include 3D Digital, 3D Systems, Autodesk, Cognitens (Hexagon Metrology), Creaform, Direct Dimensions, Faro Technologies, GOM, Konica Minolta, Leica, Maptek, Nextengine, Shapegrabber, Steinbichler, Topcon Corporation and Trimble. Order a copy of this report at http://www.reportsnreports.com/Purchase.aspx?name=266570 . The competitive landscape chapter of this research includes points on Competitive Mapping, Portfolio Comparison, Venture Capital (vc) Funding Analysis, Mergers And Acquisitions (M&A) and Social Reach.
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3D Animation Market by Hardware (Workstations, Video Card/GPU, Mocap system), Software (Packaged Software/Platform, SDK, Plug-in Software), Service (Consulting, Support & Maintenance, Development & Integration, Training & Certification) - Worldwide Forecasts & Analysis (2014-2019) is a 197 pages research report published in May 2014. 3D animation market has a highest market share for the media and entertainment vertical. The different industries/ verticals based on which this report has been divided are architecture, building and construction, academia and education, defense and intelligence, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing and design, and others. The adoption of on-demand software or storage is not very high in this market but is expected to grow at a CAGR of 31.3% in the forecast period. Companies like Adobe Systems, Advanced Micro Devices INC., Autodesk, Corel Corporation, Intel Corporation, Lenovo Group Ltd., Maxon, Nvidia Corporation, Newtek, INC. and Side Effects Software are profiled in this research available at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/283180-3d-animation-market-by-hardware-workstations-video-card-gpu-mocap-system-software-packaged-software-platform-sdk-plug-in-software-service-consulting-support-maintenance-development-integration-training-certification.html .
Spread across 193 pages, 3D Printing Materials Market by Plastics (ABS, PLA, Nylon & Others), By Metals (Steel, Titanium, Gold & Others), by Ceramics (Silica, Glass & Others), by Others (Laywood & Others), by Forms & by End-User Industries - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018 research report was published in December 2013. The demand for 3D printing materials is influenced by the growing awareness of the ability to manufacture objects with the use of 3D printing technology where a simple CAD design and 3D printer are necessary. 3DP materials are printer specific and are available universally. There are wide ranges of materials that can print plastic toys to metal guns, dental crowns to human heart, automotive parts to satellite parts, car to aero jets, and so on. The 3D printing materials market is moderately fragmented, where 3D Systems Inc. (U.S.), Stratasys Ltd. (U.S.); Arcam AB (Sweden); and ExOne Gmbh (Germany) captured about 75.0% of the market share in production and supply. Companies like 3D Systems Inc., Arcam AB, Arkema, CRP Group, DSM Desotech Inc., Envisiontec Gmbh, EOS Gmbh Electro Optical Systems, Exone Gmbh, Hoganas Ab, LPW Technology Ltd., Materialise Nv, Oxford Performance Materials, Stratasys Ltd. and Voxeljet AG are profiled in this research available at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/271544-3d-printing-materials-market-by-plastics-abs-pla-nylon-others-by-metals-steel-titanium-gold-others-by-ceramics-silica-glass-others-by-others-laywood-others-by-forms-by-end-user-industries-global-trends-forecasts-to-2018.html .
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