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Digital Media and Innovation Lab

Handheld 3D Scanner

Scanner attached to an iPad

A Structure Sensor 3D scanner and iPad are available for use in the lab.  This handheld device works for objects and people.  The resulting file can be emailed from the device.

 What to scan


  Non-shiny objects! ✨

The scanner may not scan an object properly if it is too reflective.

If your object is shiny, please use the talc powder provided to get a better scan of the object.


Scanning device


GIF of iPad scanning

⌈ Demonstration of a scan. From Digital Media & Innovation Lab: Overview of Lab 


🕓 Hours & Reservations

Spring 2024 hours

Monday-Thursday: 10am-7pm

Friday: 10am-3pm


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📲 Structure Sensor 3D Scanner Apps

Structure Sensor 3D Scanner Apps

Explore these available apps or suggest additional apps that would work well with this tool and assist you in your project.