Fuel3D Secures In-Q-Tel Investment For 3D Scanning Tech

In-Q-Tel logoIn-Q-Tel has poured investment into Fuel3D to help develop the company’s 3D scanning system for applications in an effort to help IQT’s clients with national defense and intelligence missions.

Fuel3D said Wednesday its Scanify 3D point-and-shoot scanner can be used for 3D printing or on-screen applications in biometrics, sport and orthopedics, among other areas.Fuel3D

Launched in January, the technology uses photometric imaging techniques and stereo cameras that work to capture full-color 3D models of various subjects in just a tenth of a second.

“The ability for non-technical users to easily create 3D models of everyday objects is an exciting new capability,” said Simon Davidson, partner at IQT Investments.

“We’re eager to help our government customers leverage these advances through the further development of Fuel3D’s technology.”

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