Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals
3D Scanner transforms iPad into mobile physical camera.
Press Release Summary:
July 7, 2014 - Powered by Sense 3D scanning software, iSense™ 3D Scanner for iPad scans wirelessly in seconds, capturing both small and large items with auto-optimized settings. Automatic object recognition extracts precise targets from busy backgrounds. With quick cropping, enhancement, and solidifying tools, iSense can prepare 3D printable files within minutes. Integrated with Cubify and Cube 3D printer, iSense lets user upload scans directly for 3D printing, either at home or through cloud.
Original Press Release
3D Systems Announces New iSense 3D Scanner
Press release date: June 25, 2014
-- Transforms your iPad into a mobile physical photography camera
-- Easy and intuitive to use and affordable to own at $499
-- Captures items as small as a shoe and as large as an SUV to deliver instant 3D printables
-- Powered by popular Sense software with full Cubify platform interoperability
-- Compatible with iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, and iPad 4 with Retina display
ROCK HILL, S.C. -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that its iSense(TM) 3D scanner for iPad is immediately available for pre-order on Cubify(TM) and through affiliated retailers, resellers and distributors with commercial shipments to commence in the second half of July. Previewed at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, the iSense is ideal for physical photography on the go, empowering users to easily capture and readily 3D print their memorable moments. Powered by 3DS' popular Sense 3D scanning software, the iSense scans wirelessly in seconds for an easy capture experience.
As the newest addition to 3DS' consumer offering, the iSense fully integrates with the Cube(R) family of consumer and prosumer 3D printers and also offers direct upload options to Cubify for cloud printing in a range of materials including Ceramix, Aluminix and Clear.
Powered by 3DS' popular Sense software, the iSense gives you the freedom to scan anything and you don't have to stand still or place an object into a box as required with other 3D scanners. Users simply attach the iSense to an iPad, walk around and scan entire objects or environments obtaining a digital copy of the real thing.
iSense is priced at $499 and is available for pre-order on Cubify, 3DS' consumer hub for 3D printing.
Physical photography for the iPad
Discover the power of mobile 3D scanning on your iPad or iPad mini with the new iSense. Its integrated design makes it easy to capture every dimension of your favorite moments on your iPad. Scan your family and friends, everyday-events and adventures, all on your iPad, all in 3D.
Upgrade your iPad and get inspired on the go
The compact snap-on design of iSense instantly transforms your iPad into a 3D scanner, giving you the freedom to scan spontaneously wherever you are. Take it with you and allow your physical world to spark your creativity.
Big or small, scan it all
From shoes to SUVs, iSense has the most versatile scan range in its class with auto-optimized settings for objects large and small.
Zero-in on what matters
Automatic object recognition extracts precise targets from the busiest of backgrounds.
Edit with ease
With quick cropping, enhancement and solidifying tools, iSense can prepare 3D printable files within minutes.
Scanned for 3D printing
Physical to digital, and back again. Fully integrated with Cubify and your Cube 3D printer, the iSense allows you to upload scans directly for 3D printing, either at home or through the cloud.
Learn more about 3DS' commitment to manufacturing the future at 3DSystems.com and how to live the 3D printed lifestyle on Cubify.
About 3D Systems
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print
materials and cloud sourced on-demand custom parts for professionals and consumers alike in materials including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. The company also provides integrated 3D scan-based design, freeform modeling and inspection tools and an integrated 3D planning and printing digital thread for personalized surgery and patient specific medical devices. Its products and services replace and complement traditional methods and reduce the time and cost of designing new products by printing real parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used to rapidly design, create, communicate, prototype or produce functional parts and assemblies, empowering customers to manufacture the future.
Leadership Through Innovation and Technology
-- 3DS invented 3D printing with its Stereolithography (SLA) printer and was the first to commercialize it in 1989.
-- 3DS invented Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) printing and was the first to commercialize it in 1992.
-- 3DS invented the Color-Jet-Printing (CJP) class of 3D printers and was the first to commercialize 3D powder-based systems in 1994.
-- 3DS invented Multi-Jet-Printing (MJP) printers and was the first to commercialize it in 1996.
Today its comprehensive range of 3D printers is the industry's benchmark for production-grade manufacturing in aerospace, automotive, patient specific medical device and a variety of consumer, electronic and fashion accessories.
More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com.