If you include hardware, software and services the 3D laser scanning market is predicted to double by 2015. For the forecast period, the market is predicted to grow with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.4% according to a new ARC Advisory Group study.
Two highlights of the report are that the short range, metrology market is the strongest and that software innovation is accelerating.
Research Director Ralph Rio, principal author informs me that the study is offered in two versions:
- Hard copy book at $5,900 (essentially, a single user/location version)
- Adobe Acrobat .pdf file for use within a company is $7,900 (multi-user/site
Let’s hope his predictions come true.