HP Unveils CES Innovation Award Winner HP Z 3D Camera
The HP Z 3D camera has a magnetic badge that can be used to attach it to monitors discreetly. HP’s scanning technology claims to construct a 3D model, supplying users with high-resolution images for the 3D application. It scans objects with resolutions maintain different texture maps for VR/ AR/ MR applications. And, lastly, it gives the option to share images and live videos directly from the desktop. The HP Z 3D camera will be made available in the US in March 2018 at a price of $599 (roughly Rs. 38,000).
The HP Z 3D Camera has been awarded a CES 2018 Innovation Award, and it certainly is innovative. The camera was designed for 3D designers, CG artists, game developers and digital fine artists, and it works with the Sprout Pro G2 attaching to a computer display to capture and digitize 3D objects, 2D documents, and live video. HP describes the camera as allowing for a more immersive and human experience through live sharing; it brings into view the desk, hands, etc. to complement the webcam and screen sharing.
“The Demand for 3D Content has Skyrocketed & 3D Pros are Constantly Looking for New Hardware and Software Innovations to Increase their End-to-End Productivity, from Concepting to Production,” Said Louis Kim, Global Head of Immersive Computing, Personal Systems, HP Inc. “HP Z 3D Camera Helps Speed up Modeling, Reinvent the Creative Palette and Protect the Artistic Point of View as More People Enter the Profession and Workflows Become Increasingly Automated.”
“Every aspect of the PC experience is being reinvented and HP is at the forefront. We are fundamentally reshaping the way the world connects and creates. Our CES 2018 lineup showcases what’s possible when you combine the voice of the customer with world-class design and engineering capabilities.
Whether it’s the world’s most powerful convertible and the incredible versatility of our ENVY x2 Always-Connected PC, or our best-in-class Z 3D camera accessory and cutting-edge suite of OMEN gaming hardware and software, HP technology is changing the game,” said Ron Coughlin, President, Personal Systems, HP.
The HP Z 3D Camera works well with products like ZBrush, Substance Painter and products from Autodesk. The camera is scheduled to be available for US-only release in March, retailing for $599.