Just one week after partnering with Zbrush on in-app 3D printing, Sculpteo is now collaborating with Sony to mark the launch of the new Sony Xperia XZ1. Through the application “3D creator” of the new Xperia XZ1, users will be able to have Sculpteo’s online service 3D print the 3D scans they will create using their smartphone.
3D Creator enables Sony Xperia XZ1 users to create a 360° scan of an item or a person using their smartphone in just one minute. They can then send the object’s data file to Sculpteo’s 3D printers and have it delivered anywhere in the world. The object is 3D printed in multicolor material and users can choose from several predefined sizes. The service is entirely integrated, including payment which is made directly from the app.
How does “3D Creator” work?
For the first time, Sony provides an integrated 3D scanning application in one of its smartphones. The app is fast and user-friendly and promises to enable a bigger audience to have access to a 3D scanning experience. Through the application, it will be possible to capture high-quality 3D scans of items using four scan modes: head scan, face scan, food scan and freeform scan. After the object is scanned, among the variety of possibilities that the users will enjoy – sharing the scan on messenger apps using 3D stickers, uploading it to the 3D community, creating an avatar for use in the camera AR effects options, they may directly send their scan to a Sculpteo’s 3D printer so as to turn it into a memorable keepsake.
“By becoming a built-in part of our precious smartphones, 3D printing is continuing its generalization and helping to further eradicate the boundaries between the digital and the real world.”, said Clément Moreau, co-founder of Sculpteo.After last week’s Sculpteo’s announcement of our new partnership with ZBrush, it comes as a great honor to confirm another important collaboration, with Sony. It is not only for Sculpteo’s expertise in 3D Printing in multicolored materials that Sculpteo has been chosen but also because of the user-friendliness of its APIs that is trusted by big companies to provide high-quality customer experience in 3D Printing. This new partnership confirms its leadership in the online 3D printing market, as well as its capacity for mass production while also being able to adapt to each individual request.”