Scandy raises $1M to print your 360 photographs in 360

Scandy raises $1M to print your 360 photos in 360

Scandy is aiming to make it simpler to print full-shade 3D prints of pictures, from sources akin to depth-conscious cameras and know-how like Google’s Challenge Tango. Scandy at this time introduced it raised a $1 million angel/seed spherical from Callais Capital in an effort to convey the know-how to a broader viewers.

Scandy raises $1M to print your 360 photos in 360

With the ability to spin a 360 photograph round in your hand has a sure Polaroid-esque retro-futuristic really feel to it

In case you’re capturing 360 pictures taken with the quickly rising variety of 360 cameras, Scandy could make you some actually nifty spherical prints. The problem with 360 images is, in fact, that (most) screens are flat.

Utilizing a VR headset is one strategy to remedy that drawback, and searching round a 360 world utilizing a headset is undeniably interesting. Nevertheless, as anybody who has ever stared at a map of the world in globe type is aware of, the one smart approach to take a look at these sort of pictures in printed type is in three dimensions.

In fact, displaying a 2D photograph of a 3D object places us proper again on the identical drawback, so right here’s a video that illustrates why that is nifty:

Fairly cool, eh? Lastly, a method for me to print these Ricoh Theta S footage I’ve been capturing.

It’s not nearly spheres, nevertheless; Scandy has an entire gallery of prints displaying off what they’re as much as. When you don’t have a 3D digital camera laying about, the corporate additionally creates its personal iOS software program to allow you to take full-encompass pictures.

“Scandy has a chance to outline how customers seize and eat 3D content material. We’re excited to be a part of this large progress alternative,” stated Hal Callais, Managing Director and CIO of Callais Capital Administration. “By permitting a consumer to create 3D content material, share it on social media, and order 3D prints from the identical software, Scandy has made 3D straightforward for the typical shopper.”

The corporate’s iOS app was launched at present, and the Android app is coming “by the top of the month.”