The Trimble FX 3D Scanner is a 3D laser scanner manufactured by the company Trimble Navigation Limited. It is characterized by a maximum measuring speed of 216,000 points/second and a field of view of 360° x 270°. The scanner, which operates using the phase-based method, allows scanning in a range of up to 80m (3,149.6 in). The 3D laser scanner can be operated via WLAN or a cable connection. Data exchange is possible due to an USB port. The Trimble FX 3D Scanner can be powered by an external power source or by means of batteries.