16 June 2015 – 3D Systems announced today that its popular iSense 3D scanner is now available for the iPhone, making it more portable than ever. Designed with an exclusive 3D printed case from Cubify users can simply snap the iSense case onto their iPhone and immediately begin to transform real life people or objects into digital three-dimensional scans anywhere and anytime. Watch a video here to see the iSense in action
The new iSense also includes a major upgrade for the iSense app, available for both iPhone and iPad users for free. The new app upgrade offers enhanced tracking, increased speed up to 3 times faster than previous versions, and full-color vibrancy via texture mapping. Improvements made to the tracking and speed deliver a smoother and easier scanning experience, quicker average scan times of 5 to 30 seconds, and an enjoyable user experience. This major app update is available for free to all existing iSense owners in the iOS app store
The iSense is the only 3D scanner that provides easy, quick, precise, instant physical photography in full color that works with an iPhone or iPad. The versatile scan volume allows for iSense users to capture objects in a variety of sizes with ease and quality. The intuitive interface makes it simple to edit 3D files and prepare them for 3D printing, making it easy to convert the physical world into digital before returning it to physical again
The iSense 3D Scanner uses a scanning engine by Occipital for its capture technology, and the 3D Systems iSense software app for processing and editing the data as part of a collaboration between 3DS and Occipital to innovate and optimize mobile 3D scanning for 3D printing
“Working with 3D Systems has let us bring the latest improvements to our 3D scanning engine from the iPad to the iPhone for the first time ever,” said Adam Rodnitzky, Vice President of Marketing for Occipital. “The iSense for iPhone and iPad brings the powerful and unique capabilities of content optimization for 3D printing designed for consumer use.
The iSense for iPhone is immediately available for pre-order on Cubify with commercial shipments expected to commence July 7, 2015. Priced at $499, the iSense for iPhone and iPad will be available on Cubify as well as at retailers B&H Photo and BestBuy.com
Physical photography for iPhone and iPad
Discover the power of mobile 3D scanning on your iPhone, iPad, iPad Air, iPad Air 2 or iPad mini with the new iSense. Its integrated design makes it easy to capture every dimension of your favorite moments on your Apple device. Scan your family and friends, everyday events and adventures, all on your iPhone or iPad, all in 3D.
Big or small, scan it all
From shoes to SUVs, iSense has the most versatile scan range in its class with auto-optimized settings for objects large and small.
Edit with ease
With quick cropping, enhancement and solidifying tools, iSense can prepare 3D printable files within minutes.
Scanned for 3D printing
Physical to digital, and back again. Fully integrated with Cubify.com and your Cube 3D printer, iSense allows you to upload scans directly for 3D printing, either at home or through cloud printing.
Zero in on what matters
Automatic object recognition extracts precise targets from the busiest of backgrounds.
Upgrade your iPhone or iPad and get inspired on the go
The compact snap-on design of iSense instantly transforms your Apple device into a 3D scanner, giving you the freedom to scan spontaneously wherever you are. Purchase multiple brackets to fit all your iPad and iPhone sizes. Take it with you and allow your physical world to spark your creativity.
About 3D Systems
3D Systems provides the most advanced and comprehensive 3D digital design and fabrication solutions available today, including 3D printers, print materials and cloud-sourced custom parts. Its powerful ecosystem transforms entire industries by empowering professionals and consumers everywhere to bring their ideas to life using its vast material selection, including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. 3DS’ leading personalized medicine capabilities save lives and include end-to-end simulation, training and planning, and printing of surgical instruments and devices for personalized surgery and patient specific medical and dental devices. Its democratized 3D digital design, fabrication and inspection products provide seamless interoperability and incorporate the latest immersive computing technologies. 3DS’ products and services disrupt traditional methods, deliver improved results and empower its customers to manufacture the future now.