There are all kinds of scanners that vary in size, brand, and price, and as 3D printing becomes more mainstream, they're getting cheaper. Matter and Form is a company that makes a scanner, and they crowdfunded it a while ago. It's a portable, affordable 3D printer scanner. The company had a big booth in the 3D printing pavilion at CES. It goes for about $600.
Image: Matter and Form
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Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.