Archaeoptics is a privately held company, operating primarily between 2000 - 2006AD to provide high-accuracy 3D laser scanning services to the archaeology, heritage, visual effects and engineering sectors. Archaeoptics are based in Glasgow, Scotland. Archaeoptics now offer 3D consultancy services and 2D/3D data archival services.
Wessex Archaeology is one of the largest archaeological practices in the country. Wessex was set up in 1979 just outside the medieval city of Salisbury, is also a charity, devoted to educating the public about archaeology through lectures, events and public relations.