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Scan In a Box, the complete 3D scanning solution

Scan in a Box is the Structured Light 3D Scanner with the highest performance but within everyone's means. It has a mobile, adaptable structure and a simple configuration, useful to obtain quick high resolution 3d scans. The combination of these scans recreates the chosen 3D model, visible from a 360° view. It is the perfect complement of a 3D printer.


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Scan in a Box is the ideal starting point to satisfy a wide range of 3D Scanning market needs. It's the perfect tool for those who want to take their first steps into the 3D world, with particular attention to educational and academic applications. Moreover, it represents an efficient solution for expert users looking for professional results.


Scan in a Box is the first 3D scanner of its category with a customizable work field and based on the Stereo Structured Light technology. These features give the possibility to choose suitable framed area in order to enhance its effectiveness in digitizing objects with variable dimensions.


Scan in a Box set includes IDEA the Software for 3D scanning, a program especially developed for the hardware of Scan in a Box. Thanks to the perfect combination of hardware and software, the 3D scanning experience can start with just a click!


Scan in a Box acquires the 3D images in less than 4 seconds, assuring a smooth and quick workflow. With its high-level precision and resolution, it generates a digital model that can be used for all the final user's purposes.


With Scan in a Box it's very easy to carry out a complete workflow: acquisition, alignment and mesh generation. IDEA the Software for 3D scanning has all the necessary tools for the post-processing, useful to export a file ready for 3D Printing or 3D Sculpting.


Scan in a Box technology allows to acquire, with excellent results, information about the colour of the object and the smallest details of the surface.


IDEA the Software

IDEA the Software for 3D scanning is Scan in a Box's scanning and editing program. The software is included in the bundle for free and it has an unlimited license. It is user-friendly and intuitive: the user can work on an object from a 360° view, creating, in a few minutes, a mesh that can be exported in the most common CAD file format (.stl, .ply, .obj)

Make the difference with your IDEA! Start using the software for free, embrace the marvellous world of 3D scanning. The 30-days free trial version is already available in the Download area.

The software IDEA


Scan in a Box 3D Scanner has been created to simplify the work process of Designers and Architects. The 3D recreation of an object has many applications in the field of Digital Fabrication: reverse engineering, research and development, 3D modeling, rapid prototyping. Scan in a Box makes it simple and economical design and reproduce your own concepts with a 3D printer.


The recreation of artistic and historical 3D models has never been so easy! With Scan in a Box, it's possible to store entire collections into 3D catalogues, work on the reconstruction and restoration of historical artifacts or extend the 3D technology to handicraft fields, like sculpture and manufacture.


Scan in a Box can revolutionise the field of hobbies and 3D making: the manual processes use for Model Building, by the Makers in the Fablabs can be now integrated with the 3D scanning technology. The 3D Scanner gives the possibility to find new ways of promotion, communication and passions' sharing.

the box and the 3D Scanner

Scan in a Box is now available

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