NavVis Introduces NavVis VLX 3 to Take Reality Capture to the Next Level

NavVis announces the launch of NavVis VLX 3, the new cornerstone of your reality capture toolkit.

Munich, Germany – May 9, 2023 – Today, NavVis, the global leader in reality capture and digital factory solutions, is extremely proud to announce the launch of NavVis VLX 3, the new cornerstone of reality capture and the next generation of our NavVis VLX product family.

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NavVis VLX 3 is equipped with two brand-new, 32-layer lidars that have been meticulously designed and calibrated for the surveying industry to deliver point clouds with low noise, reduced drift, and high detail at range. And with improved SLAM robustness, NavVis VLX 3 is perfectly suited for outdoor projects such as topographic and road surveys, as well as complex indoor environments.

Additionally, NavVis’s commitment to reliability and accuracy remains unchanged, so the technology keeps evolving to allow customers worldwide to confidently scan, process and leverage more data, from more sites, for more projects, in less time.

“We’re thrilled to be launching NavVis VLX 3 today,” says Georg Schroth, CTO and Co-founder at NavVis. “Our team has worked extremely hard to deliver cutting-edge hardware improvements and enhanced scanning features. We’re confident it will exceed our customers’ expectations and become the go-to tool that you reach for in your scanning toolbox.”

The cornerstone of reality capture: NavVis VLX 3

With a nearly unobstructed field of view, NavVis VLX 3 delivers comprehensive coverage of any environment you are scanning in. Capturing 1.2 million points per second, you can scan with confidence knowing that your data is accurate and thorough.

NavVis VLX 3 is powered by a unique precision SLAM technology that sets it apart in terms of achieving dependable and highly accurate survey results. The algorithm has been improved to perform even better outdoors and capture the facades of buildings at range, unlocking even more use cases and value-add services for our customers.

With these innovative new features and improvements, users are better able to generate high-quality point clouds of buildings, construction sites, roads, bridges, tunnels, and more. Seamlessly integrated with NavVis IVION, our platform for spatial data, customers have the foundation of a digital twin for smart collaboration and decision-making to help build the world we want to live in. Overall, this new device is game-changing for laser scanning professionals’ foundational, day-to-day projects and will be the centerpiece scanning tool for their lighthouse, trailblazing projects.

“We’ve always pushed the boundaries of what is possible in dynamic scanning. NavVis VLX 3 is our answer to those who have been putting our technology to the test,” says Felix Reinshagen, CEO and Co-founder at NavVis. “What was once deemed impossible in the fields of surveying and laser scanning are now realities, and we are delighted to continue driving the industry forward with the launch of our brand-new device.”

Release dates and further information

As the production of NavVis VLX 2 continues, orders for both NavVis VLX 2 and NavVis VLX 3 are now open. Please contact us for further information and to learn more, visit