Monthly Archives: August 2011

3D Printing featured in a Google Mobile Ad

Google Marketing Team and Grow Interactive worked together to create this Google Mobile ad, the first to utilize rich media on the Admob platform.

“The experience, called Uncover Your World, speaks to the way the world around you becomes discoverable with the Google Search app. With that insight developed, we wanted to marry the brains of the concept with beauty in a unique, visual display and user experience.

“As a twist on Google’s tradition of representing its products in the analog world, the entire experience is crafted using 3D printing. Every component of the ad—from the highly detailed city view to the interface and game elements—was modeled, printed, and captured in stop motion and photography”

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Sculpteo will attend the MEDEF summer event

“Université d’été du MEDEF” will be held from August 31st to September 2nd at Campus HEC in Jouy en Josas.

The Mouvement des Entreprises de France or MEDEF (Movement of the French Enterprises) is the largest union of employers in France. It was formerly known as the Conseil National du Patronat Français or CNPF (National Council of the French Employers).

Clément Moreau, CEO and co-founder of Sculpteo will speak on September 1st at 9am CEST.

You can come and visit us on the “innovation stand” throughout the event

More info at

3DVF 3D Contest: Design a 3DVF Trophy

The french 3D modeling community 3DVF launched a contest on August 1st but you can still participate because the deadline is on september 18th.

The aim is to design a 2D concept or a 3D model who will be used by 3DVF as an official Trophy.

– You can use the software you want
– Minimum render size for the 2D concept: 1920×1280 (PNG 24 bits file format). Front view, back, side view and 3/4
– Accepted 3D file formats: .fbx, .max, .ma, .c4d

Register on the forum and post your creation on CONCOURS/DEFI
You have to send your creation at with the subject “Défi 3DVF AWARDS + Technique + First name/Name + Nickname]”

3DVF readers will then vote for the creation of their choice.

Sculpteo will offer a 3D Print to the winners (2D and 3D)

If you’re interested go to

Create your own 3D gallery and embed it anywhere on the Web

You’re a 3D modeler and you want to showcase your work to the world. Here’s how to do it:

Create an free account (Facebook Connect and Twitter Sign-in supported)
Upload 3D models
– Copy/Paste the gallery embed code on your blog or website

You’re done!

You can now share your work with everyone and let people order 3D-print of your creations.

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Your World in 3D: all you need to start geo-modeling

On June 27th, Google unveiled a website called Your World in 3D to help introduce users to the concept of geo-modeling — the term given to creating 3D buildings for Google Earth and Google Maps.

Since yesterday, the website is available in 15 additional languages: Czech, German, English (UK), Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.

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