FABSCAN: How to make a DIY 3D scanner for $150 or less

We are talking all the time about 3D printing, 3D printer. But 3D printing most of the time needs an object that we download online on some specialized website, by drawing it ourself or a 3rd way which consists in an 3D scanning.

It exists differents kind of 3d scanner but the one we are going to talk about today is an open-source one that can be made at home or the closer fablab for less than 150 euros (~160 dollars). In a sentence, how to create your DIY 3d scanner.

It's name is FABSCAN, it's an open-source and do-it-yourself 3D scanner made by Francis Engelmann when he was in bachelor thesis.