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Customers and Visionaries to Deliver Insight into 3D Reverse Engineering and Quality Assurance for Industry, Medicine and Art

Wednesday, Oct 13, 2010 5:00 AM

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., October 13, 2010- Geomagic has released the names of many of its planned speakers for the upcoming Points Beyond Tour. The Tour is a series of free seminar, training and networking events in Europe and the United States that will explore new territories in design with point clouds, reverse engineering and 3D quality assurance.  The nine one-day events will kick-off in Turin, Italy on October 18, 2010, travel to locations throughout the USA, and wrap up in Frankfurt, Germany just over a month later.

Speakers will include industrial design visionaries Scott Summit of Bespoke Innovations, who uses 3D reverse engineering to develop a new generation of prosthetic limbs, and Beth Roscoe who, working with Shriners Hospitals, engineered a new and less painful treatment for babies born with cleft lip and palate. Ed Shadle and Keith Zanghi, founder of the North American Eagle vehicle attempting to break the world land speed record for the US, will kick off the opening at the Detroit event. Phil Botley of Visioneering will deliver a presentation on custom automotive engineering in the UK event and Geomagic CEO, Ping Fu, will be presenting at the Los Angeles and Boston events.

New industry sponsors for the event include: Creaform, 3D3 Solutions, Faro (NASDAQ: FARO), Develop3D Magazine, Time Compression Magazine, Shapegrabber and Z Corp.

“These events allow us to celebrate the ingenuity of our customers,” said Ping Fu, CEO, Geomagic. “The possibilities of creating better products, changing people’s lives, and reaching new records are endless and exciting with Geomagic.”

Visit the Geomagic web site for the full Points Beyond Tour schedule.  There are a limited number of spaces available at each event, so early registration is encouraged.

About Geomagic

Geomagic (www.geomagic.com) is a global company dedicated to advancing and applying 3D technology for the benefit of humanity. Geomagic’s scanning and design software solutions are used to capture and model 3D content from physical objects, organically sculpt complex shapes, and prepare products for manufacturing. In addition, the company produces powerful 3D metrology and inspection software that verifies dimensional quality by comparing as-built products to master designs. Geomagic’s Sensable Phantom haptic devices simulate the sense of touch in a digital environment. 

Geomagic’s software and hardware are utilized by world-class customers in a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, medical, consumer products, toys, collectibles, coindesign, jewelry, fine art, heritage restoration, research, education, mold making, entertainment, training and surgical simulation. In fact, some of the world’s leading companies and research organizationsuse Geomagic software, including Ford, BMW,Boeing, Harley DavidsonTimberland, Mattel/Fisher Price, Lego, Pratt & WhitneyNASA, Schneider Electronic, 3M, Danaher and Invisalign. Geomagic is based in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA, with an office in Boston, subsidiaries in Europe and Asia, and channel partners worldwide.

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