The North America 3D Scanner Market was valued at USD 443.4 million in 2018 and is expected to reach USD 1382.1 million by 2025, at a CAGR of 18.5 % during the forecast period.
3D scanning or 3-dimensional scanning is a notion that is widely used in many industry verticals throughout the world. The idea offers ease of processes in several manufacturing processes and streamlines several stages in the manufacturing cycle. The high investment for the incorporation of 3D scanning in automated means by significant companies across the world will emerge in favor of the companies around the globe. The growing demand for automated 3D scanning processes will create several growth opportunities for the market shortly.
The diverse applications of 3D scanning have opened up the massive potential for the market. Rising focus on quality control, increasing the need to seize large volumes of 3D data for modelling and analysis, and growing awareness about advanced medical treatments are the key drivers for the 3D scanner market growth. Technical advancements, development of handled 3D scanners is estimated to drive the market growth. Reverse engineering services are witnessing high adoption due to increasing industrial applications in subdivisions such as aerospace, automobile, defense, and manufacturing. Issues such as technological progression and growth of handheld 3D scanners are predictable to increase the global 3D scanner market in the approaching years. Furthermore, the growing request for whole-body scanners to get profound visions into the medical problem will also push the development of the 3D scanner market in the healthcare sector. Simultaneously, an essential decrease in the prices of 3D scanners has also credited to its development.
3D scanning technology has observed substantial acceptance from commercial uses. Furthermore, the elasticity of the technology to be modified to meet expert needs in various industries has made it deeply popular across main end-user industries.
For instance, in the healthcare sector, 3D scanners are used to model body parts in three-dimensions, which is used to make prosthetics. It can also be used to ease wound curative and care and make body implants. In the present state, the use of 3D scanners provides a dimensional quality switch in the industrial and production of both small and large, critically important components. Whether the practice is on-site or at the point of manufacture, it becomes vigorous to bring ultra-accurate, ultra-precise, and ultra-resolution results. However, price is one of the major issues limiting the adoption of 3D scanning solutions. The technology is still in the nascent stage in terms of the globe and marketable adoption.
Increasing need to capture large volume of 3D Data for modelling and analysis
A significant amount of 3D data is obligatory to describe a product sufficiently for exactness inspection. Coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) has become a viable and cost-effective method due to progressions in data meeting sensor technology and better measurement and inspection software. 3D scanners are, nowadays, also being used in conjunction with CMMs. 3D laser scanners, white-light scanners, and laser trackers are widely used as dimensional metrology solutions for faster and high-precision results. These skills have made data seizing easier and quicker, subsequent in the highly precise review.
Owing to technological advancements, frequent cultured imaging uses are being rolled out in the market. To support cultured imaging and printing applications, 3D scanners are an integral element in the overall value chain. Laser 3D scanning is already popular in healthcare applications and is increasingly being accepted in the entertainment & media industry. Technological progressions have been enabling end-users for depth scanning in industries such as civil infrastructure, building, mining, and entertainment. Thus, the request for cultured as well as accurate end deliverables is extreme due to the obtainability of efficient technical products.
North America 3D Scanner Market: Competitive Landscape
Some of the leading players operating in the North America 3D Scanner Market are GOM, FARO Technologies, Inc., Hexagon, RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems GmbH, and Carl Zeiss Optotechnik GmbH and other prominent players