Don't-Miss Scanner Stories

Handheld 3D scanner can reconstruct crime scenes, construction sites

The DPI-7 handheld scanner from Dot Product has a depth sensing camera similar to a Microsoft Kinect Sensor attached to an Android tablet running the company's software. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

Handheld scanner makes printing your 3D bust easier

3D printing is all the rage this holiday season. One company wants to make it easier to recreate objects using a 3D scanner.

What to look for when shopping for scanners

If you're in the market for a scanner, be it a document scanner or a desktop model, we'll tell you what specs and features to keep in mind.