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Future House | 3D Scanning Tool for Tablets

Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey tests out a 3D scanning tool that attaches to tablets and can quickly measure rooms


  1. Attach the 3D scanning tool to a tablet and download the corresponding app.
  2. Follow the instructions in the app to scan a room.
  3. The measurements of a space are available immediately. For an additional fee, a CAD drawing can be created of the space for use in 3D modeling programs.