How scanagenic are you?

3D printer manufacturer and supplier 3D Systems has unveiled a new hand-held scanner that empowers you to create printable 3D objects.

The Sense 3D scanner offers a scan range flexible enough to capture everything from a picture-perfect cupcake to a full-body selfie.

At $399, it's endowed with hardware powerful enough to process data into 3D files in seconds and an easy to use interface with automated zoom, track, focus, crop, enhance and share tools.

Sense printables can be sent to your 3D systems' Cube and CubeX 3D printers, or directly uploaded to for cloud printing in a range of materials, including Ceramix, Aluminix and Clear.

Full integration between the Sense and Cubify Sculpt also allows you to import your scans and combine them with other favorite designs. The scanner is also compatible with the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 tablet.

"The Sense is the first ever 3D content camera for everyone, making it possible to capture people, objects and places on the go," 3D systems Vice President Rajeev Kulkarni said. "I anticipate that the Sense's intuitive nature, portability, range, unmatched quality and powerful user interface and user experience will spur a new social movement around 3D sharable and printable physical photography."

The scanners are available online at and They will also be available in Staples stores, starting Nov. 18th.