Creaform Buys InSpeck, World Leader in 3D Scanning of Human Body

LÉVIS, QC, Jan. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - Creaform is proud to announce the acquisition of InSpeck, a leader in 3D scanning of the human body.

"This acquisition consolidates our position as leader in 3D scanning, as well as our position in the medical, multimedia and entertainment, and 3D imagery sectors," says Mr. Charles Mony, President with Creaform.

With headquarters in Montreal, InSpeck has been a leader in 3D scanning since 1994. Applications for InSpeck products include animation, special effects, medical imagery, research and electronic games. The scanners of the company are used everywhere in the world by major production and post-production companies. Clients include Sony Computer Entertainment America and Gentle Giant Studios, among others.

"By uniting their forces, our 2 companies keep expertise that is very coveted all over the world right here in Québec," says Mr. Li Song, CEO for InSpeck. "Further, the complementary technologies of our teams will help us cover more applications and better serve the needs of the clients."

Following this transaction, all InSpeck activities will be integrated into those of Creaform.

About Creaform

Creaform is a technological company that offers innovative solutions covering the entire range of 3D applications: 3D scanning, reverse engineering, quality control, design and engineering, and FEA. Our products, our services and our advanced training program are intended for companies from the automotive, aerospace, consumer products, education, heritage preservation & architecture, manufacturing, medical care and multimedia industries, among others.

Creaform has developed and sells the Handyscan 3D(TM) line of scanners. These state-of-the-art self-positioning handheld 3D laser scanners are known for the high accuracy of the 3D scanning data they generate, their true portability, and their ease of use. Creaform also manufactures and sells the HandyPROBE(TM), the 100% portable, wireless CMM, a probing system designed for inspection applications. Creaform is an international company, with offices in Québec City, in Montréal, in the United States, in France, in China and in Japan.

SOURCE Creaform

For further information: For further information: Julie Martineau, Communications, (418) 833-4446, ext. 215, jmartineau@creaform3d.com; www.creaform3d.com

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