On Stand K35 at TCT Show + Personalize (28-29 Sep 2016, Birmingham, NEC), 3D printing software innovator Leopoly will launch its latest solution aimed at true mass-customisation for the fashion, lifestyle and healthcare industries.
Since its 2015 launch the Hungarian software company has partnered with Fortune 100 companies offering them the opportunity to allow customers to totally personalize retail and technology products. Companies such as HP, Lowe's and Bosch have used Leopoly's software to add a USP to its product or service completely tailored to the individual customer.
At a recent HP event the company demonstrated how customers were will to pay up to 10 x the standard price for a product if it had some personalisation such as a name or a message. This has proven to be a very successful business case for digital printing and many believe 3D will follow the same path.
The latest customisation solutions and partnerships will be announced at TCT Show including:
- Leopoly’s 3D creation application is now available on HP Sprout computer. It enables users to navigate between the digital and physical worlds seamlessly with the ability to customise and modify new and existing objects by Leopoly’s software.
- Leopoly swept into the fashion industry, where personalisation has always been the key of the success. The company teamed up with Pleye to make an online platform that empowers users to create unique bespoke eyewear.
- In lifestyle, Leopoly partnered with FormURLife to create an interface where customers add their personal messages to functional lifestyle products.
- New software solutions to personalize footwear and medical implants.
“When talking about product customisation, health care, fashion and lifestyle industries are among the most exciting - as personalised footwear, medicine and supplements can improve our well-being, health and recovery; while fashion and lifestyle companies are using unique functionality and style to tailor products to our personal needs, improving everyday lives.” – explained CEO Roland Manyai.
At the Leopoly booth, visitors have the chance to shape objects on several platforms with the Leopoly application, including browser based and offline applications – like using Leopoly apps online or on an HP Sprout computer, “You can try grabbing something from the real world, change it in the digital world and bring it to life in the physical world with 3D printing” – said Leopoly CEO, Roland Manyai.
Leopoly software is designed to be easy-to-use, with features that allow users to change a host of traits like the shape, colour, size and materials of the 3D scanned data. Leopoly also lets users to add a personal touch to the object with options to incorporate a personal message or pattern onto the surface. Furthermore, if users want to unleash their inner creativity, they can “start from scratch” or upload their own designs and subsequently customise them. Design tools include Freehand Digital Sculpting, 3D Object Mixing, 3D Colouring, Parametric Customisation, Text, Patterns and Images.