In comparison with stationary 3D scanners, handheld 3D scanners are favored by their portability and versatility. If accuracy is not the most important factor for your consideration, a handheld 3D scanner would offer more possibilities, for example, when you want to scan a big object.
To explore how well Handysense deals with large-sized objects, our engineer decided to have a test. They found a buddha statue in a small park in the early evening when there isnâ€™t strong sunlight. The statue is not fenced off and is public to all visitors, so we are allowed to scan it with our 3D scanner, let alone we use 100% safe invisible infrared.
Scanning conditions: outdoors; no direct sunlight while scanning
Object: Stone buddha statue (grey granite); approx. 5 feet tall
Computer: 16G video memory, i7-9750H processor; 16GB RAM; USB3.0
Software: Handyscan scanning software
The scanning lasts for about 5 minutes and we get a 3D model as below.
In this case, we felt scanning the statue incredibly easy with Handysense for two reasons: the light weight and USB-supported scanning. Handysense has a small form factor and light weight around 600g. Via a USB cable, the scanner can be powered by a laptop. These make it possible to carry Handysense anywhere and use it in different scenarios. Normally one person alone can perform the whole scanning operation.
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