Founded in 2017, Advanced Scanners is a privately held IP and Innovation company creating a machine vision platform based on our uniquely capable 3D optical scanning technology.

Optical Innovations™ by Advanced Scanners solve significant and ubiquitous problems for neurosurgeons.


50 Hottest Startups

Advanced Scanners makes the AmericanInno list of The 50 Hottest Startups in Austin, TX.

August 2019

Advanced Scanners Announces Its Inaugural Board of Directors

Dr. Aaron Bernstein, CTO

Jeff Levine, CEO

Emma Cartmell

Jared Leger

Jonathan Black

Rob Shands, Observer

March 2019

Angel Round

Advanced Scanners closes an oversubscribed angel round with $1.54 million, led by FlatRock Investments and Emma Cartmell for the Central Texas Angel Network.

November 2018

Demo Day - First Place

Advanced Scanners wins first place at Demo day, closing out their participation in the Texas Health Catalyst program at Dell Medical School.

JULY 2018


Advanced Scanners completes the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program.

May 2018


Advanced Scanners makes the Austin Chamber of Commerce’s A-List, winning the emerging growth category.

May 2018

Capital Factory Portfolio Company

Advanced Scanners becomes a Capital Factory portfolio company, and joins their accelerator program.

March 2018

Texas A&M New Ventures

Advanced Scanners wins $20,000 in cash and prizes at Texas A&M’s New Ventures Competition.

MARCH 2018


Advanced Scanners wins a spot in the inaugural Texas cohort of the Mass Challenge accelerator program.


Cadaveric Study

To support our mission, Med2Market’s Dr. Aaron Ali and Paul Mariano fully sponsor a cadaveric study to validate our scanners’ capability, which yielded data which, to our knowledge, is unique in the world. See the video here.


Shark Tank

Based on demonstrated capability in the cadaveric study, Advanced Scanners wins the Epilepsy Foundation’s Shark Tank Competition, taking home $150,000 for both the judges and audience favorite awards.

January 2018


The Temple Health and Bioscience District approves a $25,000 grant in seed money to its newest tenant, Advanced Scanners.

August 2017


Advanced Scanners Inc. founded by an optical physicist and a serial entrepreneur to improve outcomes for patients undergoing open brain surgery.