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Monday, Jun 14, 2004 5:00 AM

GREDING, Germany, June 14, 2004- Steintek GmbH is offering Geomagic software for its new MobileScan 3D scanner under a recent OEM agreement with Geomagic.

MobileScan3D is a lightweight, portable system that offers high resolution even when measuring very large volumes. A volume of 1500x1500x1500 mm, for example, can be measured within a resolution of 0.02 mm. The system connects easily to a notebook computer via USB or Firewire, and is capable of capturing up to 20 million points.

Geomagic software automatically processes scan data from a physical part to generate highly accurate polygon and parametric surface models. It enables manufacturers to move easily between the physical part and its digital model for design, analysis, manufacturing and inspection, resulting in greater speed, accuracy and reliability.

“Geomagic software complements the ease of use, speed and convenience of the MobileScan3D system,” says Eliana De Santis, president of Steintek GmbH. “The combination is an effective solution for speeding product development, improving CFD and FEA accuracy, and enabling computer-aided inspection applications.

“We are excited about this partnership,” says Jim Johnson, vice president of worldwide sales for Geomagic. “MobileScan3D is an impressive product offering advanced technology, a user-friendly interface, and excellent value.”

About Steintek GmbH

Steintek, founded in 1988, develops and produces coordinate measurement systems, distance sensors, and turntable and swivel heads that automate object capture for CAD/CAM/CAE, reverse engineering, and computer-aided inspection. For more information on the company’s latest product, visit (www.MobileScan3D.com).

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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