KENSINGTON, Md., March 5, 2002 Genex Technologies and Raindrop Geomagic
have signed a development and reseller agreement that will bring integrated
3D photography solutions to medical device manufacturers and other
industries that can benefit from mass customization.
Under the agreement, Genex becomes a licensed reseller of the entire
Geomagic software line. Raindrop Geomagic will integrate Genex's Rainbow
scanner and drivers into its Geomagic Capture software, and Genex will
offer a customized version of Geomagic Capture with its Genex Rainbow cameras.
The agreement allows customers to go to one source for digital 3D scanning
and modeling solutions. The companies will also jointly develop customized
integrated solutions for customers with special requirements.
Geomagic software enables 3D photography, the process of automating
capture, processing and production of 3D models. The 3D photography
process allows manufacturers to differentiate their products through mass
As the manufacturer of the Rainbow 3D non-contact light-based digitizer,
Genex Technologies will play a key role in spreading 3D photography
applications in biofit, medical device and other industries, according to
Ping Fu, president and CEO of Raindrop Geomagic. "Combining Genex's
high-speed, low-cost digitizer with Geomagic software's 3D photography
capabilities delivers the simplicity, speed and cost effectiveness that
manufacturers need to implement mass customization processes," says Fu.
"Raindrop Geomagic's technology gives us a total solution to power mass
customization," says Jason Geng, president and CEO, Genex
Technologies. "Our customers will now have a seamless way to capture
physical objects and turn them into digital assets for engineering,
manufacturing, quality assurance and other applications."
Raindrop Geomagic (
www.geomagic.com) provides 3D photography solutions for
digital manufacturing, mass customization and quality assurance. In
addition to its flagship products, Geomagic Studio and Geomagic Qualify,
Raindrop Geomagic offers customized software for vertical markets such as
hearing instruments and dental devices. Manufacturers worldwide including
Toyota, Harley-Davidson, Fisher-Price, Align and many others turn to
Raindrop Geomagic to provide the technology for customizing products,
automating processes, and increasing throughput.
Genex Technologies Inc. (Genex) is an electro-optical company focused on
developing state-of-the-art technologies that eliminate the fundamental
limitations of 2D imaging and bringing commercially viable imaging and
display products into the marketplace. Genex's Rainbow 3D camera is a
high-speed, low-cost, electro-optical, 3D imaging system that acquires
high-resolution digitized 3D images of physical objects along with
associated 2D color/texture maps. In addition to mass customization uses,
Genex's Rainbow 3D camera offers revolutionary applications for plastic and
reconstructive surgery, intra-oral and extra-oral dental imaging, CAD/CAM
input (e.g., rapid prototyping and reverse engineering), visual inspection,
Web design/artistic imaging, and modeling/simulation. Genex Technologies
is based in Kensington, Md., and was recognized by Deloitte and Touche as a
Fast 500 Technology company in 2001 and as a Maryland Fast 50 Technology
company in both 2000 and 2001.
For more information:
Anna Turnage, Bob Cramblitt
Cramblitt & Company
Genex Technologies: Pat May, Don Platt