Materialise SAM — the 3D Scanning App

The power of a 3D scanner in your pocket

SAM brings gold-standard 3D scanning to your iOS device, helping you analyze your patients on the go with no equipment necessary. Use various protocols to scan your patients' feet and lower limbs, lasts, foam boxes, and more, then send it all directly to your footscan software for further analysis.

A person using the Scanning App by Materialise on an iPad featuring the SAM Mirror attachment.

Why choose SAM?

Scan from anywhere

The future  is digital

Easy workflow integration

Scientifically validated results

Key features

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A range of scanning protocols

A patient kneels on a chair while a doctor scans the sole of their foot using an iPad and the SAM Mirror attachment.


Fast, easy 3D scans for feet and lower limbs

A man holding an iPad featuring the SAM Mirror attachment.


Compatible with iOS Devices

A man and a woman in a clinic looking at an iPad featuring the Materialise SAM mirror.


Visualization options and voice control

How does SAM fit into your workflow?

A man uses SAM to scan a QR code using an iPad featuring the SAM Mirror attachment.

1. Scan the QR code

Select 'Scan QR Code' when opening the SAM app, and scan the QR code found in your footscan software after starting a recording session

A patient kneels on a chair while a doctor looks over the 3D scan of her foot on an iPad.

2. Start a scan or take a picture

Select the protocol for the scan or image you would like to take, and follow the in-app guidance to obtain the data you need.

A computer screen featuring the footscan design wizard.

3. Upload and analyze

Once you have gathered your data, confirm its quality with an automatic check, and upload it directly and securely to footscan with a single tap.

Frequently asked questions

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