NexTech AR Solutions Corp (OTCMKTS:NEXCF) (CSE:NTAR) has opened early access signup for its 3D augmented reality capture app, ARitize360.
The company is offering free early access to 100 brands and business, allowing them to create 3D interactive versions of products — whether it’s an outdoor jacket, a vacuum cleaner, a rack of ribs or anything else — using just a smartphone.
After the early access period, the plan is to launch a standalone freemium app, which grants users a free 3D scan but bills them for additional scan packs and charges a monthly subscription cost for hosting the assets.
Companies can register here.
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“With our ARitize360 app we are putting the power to create photo-realistic 3D/AR models into the hands of millions of smartphone users worldwide,” CEO Evan Gappelberg said. “We imagine a world where millions of 3D models are created using our app and then seamlessly uploaded onto our ARitize e-commerce platform where we charge $40/month per product for hosting.”
One of the biggest barriers to the mainstream adoption of AR has been the cost of creating photo-realistic 3D objects at scale. Previously, the company said, capturing or creating 3D AR objects could cost anywhere between $250 and $2,500. NexTech has been able to cut out the skill requirement and lower the cost to $99 or less.
“What used to take an experienced 3D modeler days of work can now be created in a matter of minutes, with the same resolution and image fidelity as if the 3D model was designed from scratch,” Gappelberg said. “Aritize360 will make creating 3D objects easy, anyone will be able to do it natively within our app, no special training or skills required making ARitize360 a major break-through for both the industry and NexTech.”
NexTech, based in New York and Toronto, also offers augmented reality (AR) for e-commerce companies, AR in Chat, an ARitize App, AR University for education and “v-commerce,” an in-store virtual reality experience.
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