Quebec - Creaform has announced its
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 Charles Mony, president with Creaform.
With headquarters in Montreal, InSpeck has been a leader in 3D scanning since 1994, says a company representative.
Applications for InSpeck products include animation, special effects, medical imagery, research, and electronic games. The scanners of the company are used throughout the world by major production and postproduction companies. Clients include Sony Computer Entertainment America and Gentle Giant Studios, among others.
"By uniting their forces, our two companies keep expertise that is very coveted all over the world right here in Québec," says 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.