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by charlief3d Jan 06, 2016
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New developments include prototype 360 degree head-scanner, hand scanner and cloud-based processing

Fuel3D, a leading 3D capture and imaging innovator, today announced that it will be showing several key developments from its R&D activities at CES 2016.

The company, which is behind the award-winning SCANIFY 3D scanner, primarily works with organizations who wish to explore and deploy new 3D applications that support the introduction of new products and services.

At CES 2016, the company will show a range of new developments, showcasing the versatility of its proprietary scanning platform for a variety of potential applications. Product concepts to be shown include:

Prototype 360 degree head scanner
Prototype 360 degree head scanner
  • A 360 degree head scanning system that has potential applications in visual effects creation, custom headgear, gaming or virtual reality.
  • A hand-scanning unit that has potential applications in prosthetics, cosmetics or custom jewelry.
  • New software developments, including cloud-based processing of 3D images, which support the development of web-based 3D scanning applications.

Name plateFuel3D’s platform captures 3D data in under 0.1 seconds and offers unique capabilities for scanning subjects and capturing data at high resolution. The company’s work with partners has led to substantial advancements across a variety of market sectors, ranging from healthcare and academia to security and 3D manufacturing.

Visitors to CES can see some of the new product concepts in action at the Fuel3D stand (26920) in the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall 2.

A private meeting room is also available to view and discuss future developments (no photos allowed).

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by dsullivan Dec 08, 2015

Fuel3D to introduce fully portable 3D scanning and scanning compound at major tradeshow

Fuel3D, a developer of 3D scanning solutions, today announced two new products for its SCANIFY product range to be shown at CES 2016 in January. The products include a scanner mobility pack and a press-and-scan compound that address typical 3D scanning barriers associated with portability and capturing reflective or shiny objects.

The SCANIFY 3D scanner won the 2015 CES Best of Innovation Award in the 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing category.

mobile-package-mainThe SCANIFY Mobile Package will provide users with the ability to mount a tablet computer and a standard 4200mAh lithium-ion polymer rechargeable battery onto the scanner hardware, making the whole scanning unit fully portable.

SCANIFY with tablet cradle #2“With this development, we have given SCANIFY users the freedom to take 3D scanning to places where it just wasn’t possible before,” said Stuart Mead, CEO of Fuel3D. “Whether you’re exploring ancient ruins, visiting a sculpture exhibition, aor hosting an event where guests are being scanned, SCANIFY can help you preserve your experiences in 3D.”

The new SCANIFY Mobile Package will include all required cables and a 3D print file for a mount to support a tablet PC and battery (both not included). Fuel3D has adapted its 64bit Fuel3D Studio software to a 32bit version to support the use of any Windows tablet.

The 3D print file provided can be modified by the customer to match their specific tablet model. The tablet mount is provided in a format that can be easily reproduced on any 3D printer or via an online 3D printing service.

“As a handheld product, SCANIFY has always been more flexible than most other 3D scanning systems, but we wanted to offer our customers the ability to go completely mobile by removing the need to remain tethered to a power supply,” said Andrew Larkins, CTO of Fuel3D. “By enabling a standard tablet and battery to be easily mounted onto the scanner, you can now take SCANIFY wherever you want!”

Press-and-Scan CompoundThe SCANIFY Press-and-Scan compound compound addresses some of the most common challenges associated with 3D scanning, providing users with a workaround for capturing shiny, translucent or sharp-edged objects. Objects with these characteristics can be pressed into the new SCANIFY Press-and-Scan compound, which creates highly-detailed, crisp and clear reverse impressions ready for 3D scanning.After press

While suitable for anyone looking to scan challenging objects, the product is particularly well-suite to applications such as reverse engineering, concept modelling and other industrial settings, where it is a common requirement to scan flat and or shiny objects.

“All 3D scanners face challenges when it comes to shiny, flat or reflective surfaces,” said Larkins. “With the SCANIFY Press-and-scan compound we are providing our users with an option to help them overcome some of these challenges.”

The SCANIFY Press-and-Scan kit will include 0.5lbs/235g worth of compound.

Visitors to CES can see the new products in action at the Fuel3D stand (26920) in the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall 2.

About Fuel3D
Fuel3D is a leading 3D capture and imaging business. Its unique, market-leading technology, originally developed in Oxford University, has a broad range of potential applications across multiple industry sectors. The Company’s intellectual property allows companies to utilise cost-effective, fast and accurate 3D image capture to improve existing practices, provide enhanced services to customers and gain advantages in their markets. Fuel3D’s unique technology captures images at a speed faster than a tenth of a second and offers a unique capability for scanning organic subjects and capturing highly accurate data. www.fuel-3d.com

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by Fuel3D Oct 07, 2015

Company recognised by Small Business Innovation Awards for work in 3D scanner development

Oxford, UK – October 8, 2015 – Fuel3D, a developer of 3D scanning solutions, today announced it has been shortlisted in the inaugural Innovate UK Small Business Innovation Awards for its work in developing a medical 3D scanning solution for new markets. The awards, run by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, recognise Britain’s most exciting cutting-edge growing companies.

Three phases of SBRI Healthcare funding have enabled Fuel3D to expand rapidly and apply its technology into a range of different markets around the world, beginning with the development of a 3D wound measurement system.

It has since applied the technological learning from that project for the broader 3D market and now brings the benefits of point-and-shoot 3D imaging to consumers, professionals and businesses with advanced 3D scanning systems like its latest product: SCANIFY.

Fuel3D has been shortlisted in the “Innovation leading to new markets” category. The categories are:

  • Innovation leading to business transformation
  • Innovation leading to new markets
  • Innovation leading to productivity improvement
  • Innovation attracting investment
  • Inspirational innovation award

Dr Ruth McKernan, chief executive of Innovate UK said: “British companies, such as Fuel3D, are preparing for the future with their ground breaking innovations. They are building new industries, creating new jobs, and driving productivity. These awards celebrate the best of British innovation and I congratulate all the fantastic nominees.”

“Following the hugely successful decision to expand our development beyond medical applications, our 3D scanning products and services are now delivering game-changing capabilities in a wide range of sectors across the world,” said Stuart Mead, CEO of Fuel3D. “But we wouldn’t be where we are now without the support of Innovate UK and SBRI Healthcare. They saw the potential of the technology before anyone else.”

Jo Johnson MP, the universities and science minister, will present the awards at a ceremony in Parliament on October 13th.

About Innovate UK
Innovate UK works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy – delivering productivity, new jobs and exports. Our aim at Innovate UK – the government’s innovation agency – is to keep the UK globally competitive in the race for future prosperity.

For further information please visit:  www.gov.uk/government/organisations/innovate-uk

About Fuel3D
Fuel3D is a developer of advanced 3D scanning systems and solutions. Originally developed for the medical imaging sector, the Fuel3D technology has been adapted for the broader 3D market, with the goal of bringing the benefits of point-and-shoot 3D imaging to consumers, professionals and businesses. Since generating worldwide attention through a successful crowdfunding campaign which was ranked in the top 0.5% of Kickstarter campaigns in 2013 by revenue, the company has gone on to raise millions in private investment and sign retail and distribution partners across the world.

Based on technology developed by Professor Ron Daniel, Lecturer in Engineering Science at Oxford University, Fuel3D is today led by Stuart Mead, CEO, a veteran of several successful global technology ventures, and supported by an expert team of hardware and software engineers and scientists. For more information, visit www.fuel-3D.com

SCANIFY product images available from: https://www.fuel-3d.com/media-center/image-gallery/

For more information, contact:

Danny Sullivan
PERGALI Ltd.
Tel: +44 772 497 4255
Email: dsullivan@pergali.com

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by dsullivan Sep 23, 2015

New software for Fuel3D’s scanner to be demonstrated at the CREAT3D stand during key 3D industry event

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SCANIFY 3D scanner

Fuel3D, a developer of 3D scanning solutions, today announced its technology will be showcased during the forthcoming TCT Show + Personalize event, which is taking place at the NEC in Birmingham next week.

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Fuel3D Studio 2.0: Scanned flowers
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Fuel3D Studio 2.0: Mesh close-up

Fuel3D partner, CREAT3D, is presenting its range of 3D printing solutions at the TCT event, which runs from September 30th to October 1st, and the company’s SCANIFY product will be demonstrated to attendees on the CREAT3D stand (B20).

SCANIFY is a handheld, point-and-shoot 3D scanner, designed to capture high-resolution, color 3D models of objects in in under 0.1 seconds.

Fuel3D and CREAT3D will show visitors the functionalities of SCANIFY along with an opportunity for visitors to be among the first to test Fuel3D Studio 2.0, the company’s new software, which is going to be released next month.

TCT Show + Personalize is one of the most important international events dedicated to 3D printing, additive manufacturing and product development. In the 20 years since the first TCT conference took place, the stage has been graced by world-class speakers from industrialists, academics to consultants and super users. It showcases over 200 exhibitors and counts each year 10,000 attendees, serving as a launch pad for cutting-edge innovations, applications and technologies.

The exhibition is free to attend, but visitors must register online at the website: www.tctshow.com

About CREAT3D
CREAT3D is the independent specialist in desktop 3D printers and 3D scanners. CREAT3D was founded in 2012 with the desire to bring the best desktop 3D printers in the market to our customers, whilst providing first class buying advice and on-going customer service and technical support. Based in Reading, Berkshire, the company has a showroom packed with a wide range of desktop 3D printers, 3D scanners and filament, so customers can see the products in action. www.desktop3dprinter.com

About Fuel3D
Fuel3D is a developer of advanced 3D scanning systems and solutions. Originally developed for the medical imaging sector, the Fuel3D technology has been adapted for the broader 3D market, with the goal of bringing the benefits of point-and-shoot 3D imaging to consumers, professionals and businesses. Since generating worldwide attention through a successful crowdfunding campaign which was ranked in the top 0.5% of Kickstarter campaigns in 2013 by revenue, the company has gone on to raise millions in private investment and sign retail and distribution partners across the world.

Based on technology developed by Professor Ron Daniel, Lecturer in Engineering Science at Oxford University, Fuel3D is today led by Stuart Mead, CEO, a veteran of several successful global technology ventures, and supported by an expert team of hardware and software engineers and scientists. For more information, visit www.fuel-3D.com

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by dsullivan Sep 11, 2015

Venus of Galgenberg captured using SCANIFY 3D scanner and 3D printed for exhibition in Brussels museum

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The Venus of Galgenberg

Fuel3D, a developer of customized 3D imaging solutions, announced today that its SCANIFY 3D scanner has been used to recreate an ancient statue for a unique exhibition at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium.

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Scanning the Venus with SCANIFY
Venus scan in Fuel3D Studio
Venus scan in Fuel3D Studio

In collaboration with the Louvre Museum, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium is currently hosting an exhibition entitled “2050 – a brief history of the future”. As part of this exhibition, the museum wanted to exhibit a 3D-printed replica of the Venus of Galgenberg and worked with Fuel3D and Belgian 3D printing firm, Trideus to make this a reality.

The Venus of Galgenberg, one of the world’s oldest figurines, is dated around 30,000 B.C. and is permanently housed at the Museum of Natural History in Vienna. The concept of recreating a 3D-printed copy of the Venus for the exhibition in Brussels was designed to show how technology might change the way that people experience art in the future.

The SCANIFY handheld 3D scanner was used to capture several images of the Venus at its home in Vienna. These images were then combined in Fuel3D Studio software to create a full 3D model of the Venus in high-resolution shape and colour.

The 3D model files were then provided to Trideus who prepared the replica Venus for 3D printing. The Venus was printed in full color using sandstone printing technology, which works by printing binder material and colored ink layer-by-layer into a bed of gypsum-based powder.

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Venus 3D printed in sandstone
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Venus 3D printed in sandstone

“We are delighted with this part of our exhibition, which truly shows the potential of technologies like 3D printing and scanning,” said Jennifer Beauloye, curator of the exhibition 2050. A Brief History of the Future, Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium. “It has been a pleasure to work with Fuel3D and Trideus on this project. With this, we hope to initiate a reflection and to open a debate on the evolution of the museum in the digital era.”

Stuart Mead with 3D printed Venus

SCANIFY is a handheld, point-and-shoot 3D scanner, designed to capture high-resolution, color 3D models of objects in in under 0.1 seconds. SCANIFY is designed for use across a range of 3D applications, including 3D printing and personalization, as well as on-screen applications like 3D art and animation.

“This was a wonderful project to be part of,” said Stuart Mead, CEO, Fuel3D. “We developed SCANIFY to help bring the potential of 3D to a wider audience and this application is a perfect example of how it is doing that.”

“We have enjoyed the challenge set us by the Royal Museum,” said Jesse Buteneers, CEO of Trideus. “By bringing together some of the best technologies in 3D scanning and printing, we have been able to achieve something very special.”

About the Venus of Galgenberg
The Venus was discovered in1988 during the excavation of a habitation of Palaeolithic hunters at Galgenberg near Stratzing in Austria, broken into several pieces. The Venus is a 7.2 cm high figurine of a woman weighing 10 g and made of greenish, amphibolite slate. The upper body is turned to the side, in a dancing position, with a three-dimensional front and a flat back. The figurine is believed to have had cultic or religious significance.

About Trideus
Trideus is a reseller and distributor of 3D printers, 3D scanners and all other 3D printing equipment’s and solutions. It has a unique combination of a webshop and a showroom, which people can visit on appointment to discover the 3D printing world and get the appropriate guidance and information depending on the customer’s needs. Trideus’ great range of 3D printers, 3D scanners and accessories allows the company to offer specialized printers for specific needs. This way, Trideus tries to bring 3D printing to everybody. www.trideus.be

About Fuel3D
Fuel3D is a developer of advanced 3D scanning systems and solutions. Originally developed for the medical imaging sector, the Fuel3D technology has been adapted for the broader 3D market, with the goal of bringing the benefits of point-and-shoot 3D imaging to consumers, professionals and businesses. Since generating worldwide attention through a successful crowdfunding campaign which was ranked in the top 0.5% of Kickstarter campaigns in 2013 by revenue, the company has gone on to raise millions in private investment and sign retail and distribution partners across the world.

Based on technology developed by Professor Ron Daniel, Lecturer in Engineering Science at Oxford University, Fuel3D is today led by Stuart Mead, CEO, a veteran of several successful global technology ventures, and supported by an expert team of hardware and software engineers and scientists. For more information, visit www.fuel-3D.com

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by dsullivan Sep 04, 2015

Companies to focus on sales of SCANIFY in Germany, Austria and Benelux countries

Fuel3D, a developer of customized 3D imaging solutions, announced today that it has signed a distribution deal with UFP Deutschland GmbH, a major pan-European distributor of computing and printing equipment and supplies. The partnership was announced at IFA 2015, Berlin’s global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances.

The companies will initially aim to grow sales of the SCANIFY 3D scanner in Germany, Austria and the Benelux region, to be followed by expansion into additional European countries.

With sales in excess of £800 million per year, UFP represents many of the world’s largest brands, including HP, 3DSystems, Creaform, Lexmark, Brother, Canon, Epson, Samsung, Xerox, Oki, Kyocera and Konica Minolta. In response to growing demand, the company has recently built out a new 3D printing and scanning division.

“We are delighted to welcome Fuel3D to the UFP family, and look forward to bringing the benefits of 3D scanning to our customers across Europe,” said Joerg Reimann, Director 3D, UFP Deutschland. “We see a strong future in the 3D printing and scanning market, and it is our goal to partner with the leading manufacturers in this space.”

SCANIFY is a handheld, point-and-shoot 3D scanner, designed to capture high-resolution, color 3D models of objects in in under 0.1 seconds. SCANIFY is designed for use across a range of 3D applications, including 3D printing and personalization, as well as on-screen applications like 3D art and animation.

“We are excited at the prospect of working with a major distributor like UFP,” said Stuart Mead, CEO, Fuel3D. “We are seeing strong demand for SCANIFY across the world, and working with strong partners in key markets like Europe is key to our continued growth.”

About Fuel3D
Fuel3D is a developer of advanced 3D scanning systems and solutions. Originally developed for the medical imaging sector, the Fuel3D technology has been adapted for the broader 3D market, with the goal of bringing the benefits of point-and-shoot 3D imaging to consumers, professionals and businesses. Since generating worldwide attention through a successful crowdfunding campaign which was ranked in the top 0.5% of Kickstarter campaigns in 2013 by revenue, the company has gone on to raise millions in private investment and sign retail and distribution partners across the world.

Based on technology developed by Professor Ron Daniel, Lecturer in Engineering Science at Oxford University, Fuel3D is today led by Stuart Mead, CEO, a veteran of several successful global technology ventures, and supported by an expert team of hardware and software engineers and scientists. For more information, visit www.fuel-3D.com

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by suthomas Aug 12, 2015

Mass-personalization scanning booths with integrated 3D capture technology unveiled at SIGGRAPH 2015

Los Angeles, CA – August 12, 2015 – Fuel3D Labs, a developer of customized 3D imaging solutions, announced today that mass-personalization software company 3DplusMe has extended its SaaS platform to be compatible with Fuel3D’s image capture technology. The combined system is being unveiled for the first time at the SIGGRAPH 2015 tradeshow in Los Angeles this week.

3DplusMe was the first company to create an end-to-end, turnkey, fully customizable platform for mass personalization. The company has partnered with leading brands to bolster their brand-activation strategies by offering 3D-printed merchandise personalized through the power of 3D face scanning technology. 3DplusMe has licensing agreements with major sports leagues, gaming entities and entertainment companies to offer toys and collectibles.

Prior to engaging with Fuel3D Labs, the 3DplusMe platform already accepted inputs from a range of image capture technologies suitable for a variety of form factors, including floor-standing kiosks. For the kiosk portion of its business, the partnership provides 3DplusMe with access to the core features of Fuel3D’s cost-effective technology, which captures a high-resolution, color 3D scan of a face in less than a tenth of a second. As with conventional 2D photography, rapid capture delivers sharper images and greater ability to capture a fleeting expression.

“Our partnership with Fuel3D provides access to best-of-breed capabilities, including instant capture and stunning spatial resolution in a compact device,” said Tom Ngo, CTO, 3DPlusMe. “When fans experience 3DplusMe to become their favorite superheroes or athletes, this translates into a spontaneous, social encounter, which can help companies deepen their brand engagement with customers.”

This is the first implementation to be publicly announced by Fuel3D Labs, which leverages advanced 3D scanning technologies to develop new products for companies that want to harness the potential of fast, cost-effective, high quality, 3D imaging in their business. Its parent company, Fuel3D, is the company behind the award-winning SCANIFY handheld 3D scanner.

“We are very excited to be working with an innovative company like 3DplusMe, who have some incredible partnerships with some of the world’s leading sporting and entertainment brands,” said Stuart Mead, CEO, Fuel3D Labs. “The technology that underpins our SCANIFY product is highly adaptable and configurable to suit a wide range of applications and we look forward to revealing more of our exciting engagements in due course.”

About 3DplusMe
3DplusMe delivers the premier capture-to-print SaaS platform for mass personalization. It is the fastest way for a brand to get to market with personalized 3D printing, and the easiest way to achieve scale with consumers. A one-stop solution, the 3DplusMe platform addresses every aspect of mass personalization, including acquisition of facial or other personalized data, content ingestion, content personalization, quality assurance, fulfillment, support, remote management, and reporting.

About Fuel3D Labs
Fuel3D Labs is the custom development division of Fuel3D and we create innovative 3D scanning applications for a range of industry sectors. Our goal is to work with companies that want to harness the potential of accurate, high-resolution 3D image capture in their markets.

Our parent company, Fuel3D, is a developer of high speed 3D image capture technologies that produce high-resolution, color 3D models. SCANIFY®, the company’s first consumer product, is a handheld 3D scanner designed to allow high quality 3D content to be quickly and easily captured for a range of applications. For more information, visit www.Fuel3DLabs.com

For more information, contact:

Danny Sullivan

PERGALI Ltd.

Tel: +44 772 497 4255

Email: dsullivan@pergali.com

Cydni Tetro
3DplusMe
Email: cydni@3dplus.me

 

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by charlief3d May 13, 2015

SCANIFY user: Ton Oostveen

Location: Maastricht, the Netherlands

Occupation: Artist

Project background: The town of Maastricht in the Netherlands is well-known for its characteristic buildings – the city center contains many ornate and elaborate facades. But what you cannot see from the street is that inside many of these buildings also contain rich decorated ceilings throughout. Belgian artist, Ton Oostveen, wanted to highlight these features as part of a special lighting structure he was designing as part of an office space redecoration.

Process: “The feature light of this project was a 3D printed replica of an original ceiling piece, manufactured by MakerPoint Maastricht,” said Rik Theunissen, MakerPoint. “To create the 3D model, the original ceiling feature was captured in detail using SCANIFY. The team used a four-meter high ladder and a tablet computer to scan a quarter of the feature in 20 photos.”

It then took a couple of hours of stitching and manipulation to create the 3D model – Fuel3D Studio software was used to orientate and combine the images. Each quarter piece was then split in half to fit the bed size for the Ultimaker 2 3D printer and, after six days non-stop printing, the printed pieces were glued together to form the complete design.

Results: As you can see, the final output was an amazing success – a near-perfect recreation of a period feature:

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MakerPoint Scan Print

Project partner: Many thanks to our Dutch distributor, MakerPoint, for this great story. Visit www.makerpoint.com for more information.

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Marketing & Communications at Fuel3D. Lover of new tech, innovations and travelling. You can find me boosting around on my Boosted board in my spare time.
by dsullivan May 06, 2015

Strategic partnership to support development of high-speed, high-resolution 3D scanning applications for the U.S. Government

Fuel3D, a developer of 3D scanning solutions, today announced a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the not-for-profit investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC).

The investment will allow Fuel3D to further the development of its high-speed, high-resolution 3D scanning technology to provide IQT government customers with advanced 3D scanning applications that can be used in many scenarios and environments.

“The ability for non-technical users to easily create 3D models of everyday objects is an exciting new capability,” said Simon Davidson, Partner, IQT Investments. “We’re eager to help our government customers leverage these advances through the further development of Fuel3D’s technology.”

Fuel3D has developed the world’s first 3D scanning technology to combine pre-calibrated stereo cameras with photometric imaging to capture and process a 3D model in seconds.

The Fuel3D system is capable of generating high-resolution color 3D models of objects, environments, and individuals, which enables numerous precise measurements of a subject. Originally developed for medical applications, Fuel3D scanning technology uses a proprietary approach that fuses geometric and photometric stereo images to create accurate 3D models.

Fuel3D technology holds a significant advantage over other 3D scanning systems when scanning the human form: Speed. Images are captured in less than one tenth of a second, which effectively negates the errors typically associated with a subject moving during scanning. Rapid 3D image capture presents the opportunity to generate accurate 3D measurements that go far beyond what 2D imaging can provide. This kind of measureable data presents opportunities for the use of 3D scanning in sectors such as biometrics, fashion, footwear, orthopedics and sport.

“The speed with which we capture high resolution 3D data is key to what makes Fuel3D’s technology different,” said Stuart Mead, CEO, Fuel3D. “In just a tenth of a second, our platform can capture an accurate, measurable, full-color 3D model at resolutions of 350 microns (0.35mm) or better.”

In January 2015, Fuel3D introduced its first product: SCANIFY – a handheld, point-and-shoot 3D scanner designed and priced for the consumer 3D market. With the investment from IQT, the technology that underpins SCANIFY will be developed for additional applications.

About Fuel3D
Fuel3D is a developer of advanced 3D scanning systems and solutions. Originally developed for the medical imaging sector, the Fuel3D technology has been adapted for the broader 3D market, with the goal of bringing the benefits of point-and-shoot 3D imaging to consumers, professionals and businesses. Since generating worldwide attention through a successful crowdfunding campaign which was ranked in the top 0.5% of Kickstarter campaigns in 2013 by revenue, the company has gone on to raise millions in private investment and sign retail and distribution partners across the world.

Based on technology developed by Professor Ron Daniel, Lecturer in Engineering Science at Oxford University, Fuel3D is today led by Stuart Mead, CEO, a veteran of several successful global technology ventures, and supported by an expert team of hardware and software engineers and scientists. For more information, visit www.fuel-3D.com

About IQT
In-Q-Tel is the not-for-profit, strategic investment firm that works to identify, adapt, and deliver innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Launched in 1999 as a private, independent organization, IQT’s mission is to identify and partner with companies developing cutting-edge technologies that serve the national security interests of the United States. For more information, visit www.iqt.org.

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