Geomagic

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Geomagic is the professional engineering software brand of 3D Systems. The brand began when Geomagic Inc., a software company based in Morrisville, North Carolina, was acquired by 3D Systems in February 2013[1] and combined with that company's other software businesses (namely, Rapidform and Alibre). Geomagic was originally founded in 1997 by Ping Fu and Herbert Edelsbrunner.

Geomagic-branded software products are focused on Computer-Aided Design, with an emphasis on 3D scanning and other non-traditional design methodologies, such as voxel-based modeling with haptic input. 3D Systems also markets 3D quality inspection software as well as 3D scanners under the Geomagic brand.

Geomagic Products[edit]

3D Scanning Systems[edit]

Geomagic Capture is an integrated system consisting of a blue LED Structured-light 3D scanner and one of several pieces of application-specific software. The systems are marketed for use as scan-based design tools, wherein a physical object is 3D scanned and then converted into a 3D CAD model, or inspection tools, wherein a physical object is scanned and then dimensionally verified by comparing to a nominal 3D CAD model.

3D Design Software[edit]

Geomagic Design is a mechanical Computer-Aided Design software, with an emphasis on the design of mechanical systems and assemblies. Geomagic Freeform and Sculpt software are voxel-based modeling softwares, and are bundled with 3D Systems' Touch haptic devices which interface with the software to deliver force-feedback to the user. Geomagic Design X, Design Direct, Studio and Wrap are software products that offer different workflows for creating manufacturing-ready 3D models, including Solid modeling and NURBS surfacing.

3D Inspection and Metrology Software[edit]

Geomagic Qualify and Geomagic Verify focus on delivering measurement, comparison and reporting software tools for first-article and automated inspection processes. Data from point cloud and 3D scanners and Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs) can be used, as well as CAD data imported into the system.


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