North America 3D Scanners Market Forecast and
The North America 3D Scanners market stood at USD 443.4 million in 2018
and is projected to reach USD 1382.1 million by 2025 with a significant CAGR of
18.5% during the forecast Period 2019-2025. North America has an enormous
market potential for high-end applications as they have been at the forefront
of adopting the latest 3D scanning techniques to improve the quality and
productivity of goods across different industries.
3D scanning technology has seen significant commercial
adoption. Some of the significant factors driving the growth of the 3D scanner
market are rapid technological advances, growing application of 3D scanners in
new market segments, and increasing acceptance of 3D scanners to enhance
product quality and minimize manufacturing time. Technological advances in the
information and communication technology (ICT) field and the advent of
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are expected to
fuel the growth of the 3d Scanner Market in North America. Technology &
hardware vendors are increasingly focusing on improving workflows and ease of
use; this propels 3D scanner sales. In addition, the versatility of the
technology to be tailored to meet professional needs in different industries
has made it widely popular across major end-user industries. 3D
Scanning technology has gained popularity in various industries, such as
safety, engineering, entertainment, construction, and automobiles.
North America 3D Scanners Market Overview:
3D scanners are the device that uses light, laser,
or X-ray to measure the real things and create dense point clouds or polygon
meshes. 3D scanners help in saving time, prices, and energy during a
manufacturing process and thus increases performance efficiency. They are often
known as 3D digitizers, white light scanners, laser scanners, LIDAR scanners,
advanced CT scanners, and more. Numerous distinct 3D scanning methods exist
based on different imaging concepts. While some systems are suitable for
short-range scanning, others for long-range or mid-range scanning are better.
The price of a standard production design process can be decreased by 75% by
using 3D scanning. 3D scanning provides many advantages such as fast capture of
all physical object measurements, time-saving design work, and a guarantee of
accurate measurement parts that cause the market for 3D scanners. Nowadays, 3D
scanners have emerged as powerful aerospace & defense tools, automotive,
entertainment & media, building, healthcare, and several other sectors.
The growing technology
continuous growth of technology is one of the major factors that fueling demand
across the region. Incipient trends, such as Mixed Reality (MR), the Internet
of Things (IoT), and the increasing combination of wearable devices in
automotive manufacturing and aerospace design, are expected to drive the
market. Increasing numbers of specialized wearable devices, augmented by
portable and sophisticated 3D scanners, may theoretically make the human-techno
interaction more immersive, practical, and adjunct to manufacturing processes.
Growth in widely available applications
in widely available application of 3D scanners is fueling the market growth. The
3D scanning market is estimated to see significant growth due to increasing
eminence in various industry segments, including dimensional mechanical
inspection, high-quality archaeology, aerospace, and defense.
for 3D scanning are available
3D scanners have applications in a vast range of
sectors, which include manufacturing, architecture and construction, and
healthcare. There are cost-effective alternatives to 3D scanning in these
industries. Various cost-effective alternatives for the architecture &
construction and geospatial industries, such as manual measurement, electronic
distance measurement (EDM), and satellite systems, are available on the market.
Although 3D scanners offer fast and highly accurate 3D scanning, the
availability of cost-effective alternatives restricts the growth of the 3D
North America 3D Scanners Market: Type
Based on type, the 3D Scanners market segmented
into Optical scanners, Laser scanner, Structured light scanners. Optical
Scanner dominates the North America 3D Scanner market owing to rising demand in
reading customized response forms, creating automated data fields, and
recording fingerprints. With delicate precision, the handheld laser scanners or
highly accurate optical scanners help document the details of an artifact. This
documentation is useful while maintaining an object's reference. It also helps
to identify any sculpture or structure deformations or injuries.
Laser Scanner contributes considerably in the North
America 3D Scanner market owing to the high degree of accuracy and real-time
visualization offered by the scanners. Moreover, the data collected through 3D
laser scanning is used by software to generate 3D models, which can be applied
in various applications such as quality control & inspection, virtual
simulation, and reverse engineering.
Structured Light Scanner market will influence by
its features like efficient at capturing measurements with great accuracy,
capture a large area of the object at once, capture to post-processing can be
set up to be fully automated which are used in forensic science, face scanning
and healthcare industry for Skin surface measurement for cosmetics and
3D Scanners Market: Competitive
The major market players in the 3D
Scanners are Creaform USA Inc., Hexagon AB, Exact Metrology Inc., 3D Digital
Corp., ARTEC 3D, HP Inc., 3D Systems Inc., Trimble Navigation Ltd., Basis
Software Inc., Faro Technologies Inc., and Other Prominent Players are
expanding their presence in the market by implementing various innovations and
Ø In April 2019, Creaform has launched a third-generation Go scanning
solution! Solution of SCAN. Go! The Go! Scan SPARK is a portable 3D scanner
designed for professional development of products.
Ø In June 2018, Hexagon AB launched Leica RTC360, a laser scanner
equipped with edge computing technology to enable fast and highly accurate
creation of 3D models in the field. According to the company, it is the world's
first 3D laser scanner with automatic in-field pre-registration.
objective of the Study:
analyze and forecast the North America 3D Scanners market size of the market,
in terms of value.
examine the careful market segmentation and forecast the market size, in terms
value, based on the region by segmenting the North America 3D Scanners market
into two regions, namely, US and Canada.
outline, categorized and forecast the North America 3D Scanners market based on
the offering, type, range, end-user, and region.
examine competitive developments like technological advancement, services, and
regulative framework within the North America 3D Scanners Market.
highlight the impact analysis of the factors, affecting the market dynamics
such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges.
strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their market
shares along with detailing the competitive landscape for market leaders.
Scope of the Report
Historical data – 2015-2018
Base Year – 2018
Forecast – 2019-2025
Revenue in USD
By Type, By Range, By End-User
Creaform USA Inc.,
Hexagon AB, Exact Metrology Inc., 3D Digital Corp., ARTEC 3D, HP Inc., 3D
Systems Inc., Trimble Navigation Ltd., Basis Software Inc., Faro Technologies
Inc., and Other Prominent Players
Ø Optical scanners
Ø Laser scanner
Ø Structured light scanners
Ø Short range scanner
Ø Medium range scanner
Ø Long range scanner
Ø Aerospace & Defense
Ø Architecture & Construction
Ø Energy & Power
Ø Tunnel & Mining
Ø Artifacts & Heritage Preservation