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Leica Geosystems Inc., the world‘s leading manufacturer of 3D laser scanners, said Tuesday it hired Christine Grahl, former editor of geospatial trade publication Point of Beginning (POB), as content marketing manager.
3D Systems Inc. on Wednesday launched Cubify Draw, a free, mobile app for iPhone and iPad users to create quality 3D printable content.
Global 3D printing industry revenue from additive manufacturing products and services were $2.2 billion last year, up 28.6 percent over 2011, according to an annual industry report by consulting group Wohlers Associates.
Leap Motion, Inc. on Monday released a deep dive into its 3D gesture controller’s Windows OS interaction, previewing the “future of touch-free computing.”
FARO Technologies, Inc., a leader in 3D measurement, introduced the next generation of its TrackArm technology, calling it the “most versatile portable 3D measurement system available,” and targeting sales in the automotive, aerospace and heavy machinery industries, as well as suppliers of large parts to the tunnel and mining and hydro and wind power industries.
Autodesk Inc., a global leader in 3D design software for manufacturing, building, construction, engineering and entertainment, said Friday it will acquire the assets of Tinkercad Inc., the first cloud-based 3D design and printing CAD, and revive the business, despite a previously announced shutdown.
Google Inc. this week was awarded a patent for appearance augmented 3D point clouds for trajectory and camera localization, an invention to be used for video processing in mapping, machine vision, computer applications, and the Internet.
Raymond O'Connor, CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems Inc. (TPS), has been named Geospatial Business Leader of the Year 2012 by Geospatial World magazine.
The world's first "tightly coupled,” shallow-water, land and smart echo waveform lidar sensor, the RIEGL VQ-820-G, won the Geospatial World Award for innovation in surveying at the Geospatial World Forum Conference this week in Rotterdam.
Autodesk Inc., a global leader in 3D design software for manufacturing, building, construction, engineering and entertainment, posted first quarter adjusted earnings per share of $0.42 after the close of trading Thursday, reportedly missing analysts’ expectations by $0.03.