Rapidform and Geomagic Join Forces as Part of 3D Systems
As many of you know, 3D Systems acquired Rapidform on October 9, 2012. The company also acquired Geomagic in February of this year. We’re thrilled to welcome our new Geomagic colleagues to 3D Systems, and are excited to combine our technologies and provide the most amazing software for 3D scanning!
Avi Reichental, President and CEO of 3D Systems, remarked that “our complementary capabilities in product development, channel coverage and marketing combined with greater efficiencies are sure to result in more affordable -and user friendly solutions that will delight our customers and could present attractive long term shareholder value. In line with that, we intend to expand the range of our 3D authoring solutions further into new manufacturing and consumer applications and concurrently maintain and enhance the existing Geomagic and Rapidform product lines.”
Calvin Hur, VP & General Manager, Computer Aided Tools, is looking forward to “building upon the innovative accomplishments inspired by our new colleagues from Geomagic in the past decade. Our ultimate goal is to provide the best 3D content-to-print solutions to this growing market.” Read the official press release
Which movie has used 3D authoring software for visual effects from the 3D Systems software portfolio?
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Sector 7 (2011)
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Ghost Rider (2007)
Life of Pi (2012)
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