It is specific to Vuforia Engine.
As alternative, any 3D scanner can be used.
The main problem is to convert 3D Model scanned into a 3D format supported by Vuforia Studio.
Here 2 solutions :
1. Using software of 3D scanner who has the right file format
2. Import 3D Model file from 3D scanner into Creo Parametric and convert it into pvz file format.
Creo Parametric supports many 3D formats to import.