ROCK HILL, South Carolina, February 4, 2013 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced the availability of Go!MODEL, a simple and powerful 3D reverse engineering and design tool developed in partnership with portable 3D measurement solutions specialist Creaform, specifically for their newly released Go!SCAN 3D portable scanner. Using the integrated Go!MODEL and Go!SCAN 3D package, users can capture physical objects and directly model high quality renderings and designs that are ideal for 3D printing.
Powered by 3D Systems Rapidform platform, Go!MODEL offers easy to use and affordable professional mesh editing capabilities with automatic NURBS surfacing utility and functionality that is specifically tailored for use with Creaforms Go!SCAN 3D.
Go!MODEL Capabilities Include:
- Scan editing and optimization: Go!MODEL delivers powerful tools to prep scanned objects for printing and other uses.
- Automation: Go!MODELs wizards complete frequently used scan processing steps with just a few clicks.
- Intelligence: Decimation reduces file size by half with almost no loss of accuracy plus curvature-based hole filling; Go!MODEL is packed with intelligent tools.
- NURBS Surfacing: Go!MODEL produces highly accurate NURBS surfaces with the Go!SCAN 3D including use surfaces in applications like CAD and CAM that cannot handle high definition meshes.
Go!MODEL extends the utility and functionality of VXelements, our proprietary data acquisition software, and helps our Go!SCAN 3D users get more out of their scanned data, said Daniel Brown, Product Manager at Creaform. Go!MODELs mesh optimization and NURBS surfacing capabilities are particularly compelling.
Were very pleased to be able to enhance the functionality and utility of the popular Creaform Go!SCAN 3D portable scanner with Go!MODEL, said Tom Charron, Senior Director Marketing and Product Management, Rapidform products, 3D Systems. Powered by our Rapidform platform, Go!MODEL is affordable and packs an unprecedented user experience with professional-grade data processing and modeling.
For more information go to www.goscan3d.com
About 3D Systems
3D Systems is a leading global provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. The company also provides CAD modeling, reverse engineering and inspection software tools and consumer 3D printers, apps and services. Its expertly integrated solutions replace and complement traditional methods and reduce the time and cost of designing and manufacturing new products. 3D Systems products and services are used to rapidly design, communicate, prototype or produce real functional parts, empowering customers to create and make with confidence.