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Insta3D, World's First 3D Selfie App, Now Available for iPhone, iPad and Android Phones

Turn Yourself into an Animated 3D Avatar in Just 10 Seconds!

TAIPEI, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speed 3D Inc. has released its first mobile app Insta3D -- the world's first app that can turn a single photo into a person's identical and animated 3D avatar. App users can also customize their own 3D avatars with different outfits, accessories, facial expressions, and animated body motions, allowing people to express their creativity and share their animated 3D avatars on social networks.

"Insta3D uses face detection and cloud computing technology to analyze the facial features in the photo to generate a 3D head model on the cloud. The 3D model then is quickly sent back to the end-user's phone for further customization. The whole 3D modeling process takes only 10 seconds under 3G or Wi-Fi connection," said Marvin Chiu, CEO of Speed 3D.

In addition, Insta3D provides the app users hundreds of accessories, including glasses, hair styles, and outfits. The user can further enhance the avatar's personality by changing its mood -- laughing, angry, sad, or surprised, and applying different animated body languages, such us cheering, dancing, and fainting movements to the avatar. The tailored 3D avatar then can be saved and shared as photo or video to impress friends and family on social networks.

"In the future, Insta3D will regularly release new contents with more accessories and body motions through In-App purchase to our users," said Chiu, Speed 3D CEO.

Cooperate with Next Media Animation for More Animated 3D Contents

To continue to provide high quality contents in Insta3D app, Speed 3D has partnered up with the Next Media Animation, one of the largest animation studios in the world. "Next Media has been producing 3D animation for many years and has accumulated a great variety of 3D models and actions. We look forward to witnessing Insta3D's utilization of these contents in a whole new direction," said Kith Ng, CEO of the Next Media Animation.

Partnership with Top Japanese 3D Printing Company -- iJet

Speed 3D partners up with one of the top 3D printing service providers in Japan in order to deliver the 3D-printed personalized avatars for the customers. Insta3D users will soon be able to print out their own 8-inch avatars using the highest quality 3D printing technology.

Marvin Chiu said, "we have researched many 3D printing companies in Asia, and we were amazed by the impeccable quality delivered by iJet." "We truly believe Insta3D's 2D-to-3D technology for people will become a huge trend in the future," said Masaru Kumehara, President of iJet.

No.1 Free App in Taiwan App Store within 3 Days

Within 72 hours after Insta3D's launch on June 30, the app became the No. 1 Free App in Taiwan for 3 consecutive days. Insta3D is now very popular among the Taiwanese app users and continues to receive partnership opportunities from various businesses. In addition to the success in Taiwan, Insta3D's download number is also experiencing a strong growth in the US, Japan, and South Korea. The growth signifies that an easy-to-use 3D application is much in demand in the creative community.

Insta3D Download Information

Insta3D is now available for free download on App Store and Google Play.

iOS version: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/insta3d-instantly-create-your/id883125430?mt=8

Android version: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.spe3d.insta3d

Intro video: http://goo.gl/f23bXI

AboutSpeed 3D Inc.

Speed 3D Inc. was established in January 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan. The company's vision is to develop innovative applications and new consumer markets for 3D technologies and 3D printing using cloud computing and mobile technologies. Speed 3D's first mobile app -- Insta3D -- was launched in June 2014 to provide the most friendly and affordable 3D experience to all mobile end-users.

Resources

Website: www.getinsta3d.com
FB fanspage: facebook.com/Insta3D
Photo: flickr.com/insta3d

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Phone: +886-2-27011903

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E-mail: [email protected]

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