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We’re taking 3D to the next dimension, by adapting our robust, field-proven core technology from high-end professional applications to the consumer world. Call it 3D for the masses, or 3D for the mobile generation. We call it MV4D, and it’s going to change the way the world creates, uses, and experiences in 3D.
Our MV4D technology, 9 years in the making, is designed to go beyond any specific device or application. It’s about setting a new standard for usability, scalability and creativity. It’s about moving beyond static 3D models into dynamic 4D immersive experiences. And it’s about setting a new standard for data quality, applications and experiences.
Most importantly, we aim to empower a whole new generation of content creators who want to bring their imagination to life. Simply put, we aim to bring 4D to the masses by enabling the best companies and minds in the world to push the limits of 3D and reinvent the ecosystem as we know it.
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Jun 03, 2015
Plans to penetrate Mobile Devices, and Professional Markets
Petach Tiqva, Israel, June 3, 2015 – Mantis Vision, a developer of state-of-the-art 3D enabling technology and solutions, announced today that it has secured a $9.7 million strategic investment round from Formation 8, existing investor Qualcomm Incorporated, through its investment arm Qualcomm Ventures, and additional investors.
Mantis Vision intends to use the raised funds to establish a leading position in its emerging markets using its core MV4D™ technology platform.
Mantis Vision’s MV4D core 3D technology enables superior 3D data acquisition and data quality. MV4D enables unmatched 3D technology capture and output via embedded mobile devices, handheld cameras and scanners. This technology is a key component of both professional- and consumer-level applications across a wide customer base of leading mobile technology companies, device manufacturers, applications developers, and content creators.
“We believe that our superior 3D technology will become the platform of choice for accurately capturing depth and motion in a way that best portrays reality. This investment helps us drive our dream, innovations and technology to many new products both in the consumer and in the professional markets.” said Mantis Vision CEO Tzach Hadas.
Mr. Tzach Hadas recently joined Mantis Vision and serves as the company’s CEO since March 2015. Before joining Mantis Vision, Tzach held the position of Chief Operating Officer at PrimeSense (acquired by Apple), the ‘inventor’ of the Microsoft 3D Kinect camera and has over 20 years of experience in various engineering, operations and executive management positions. Before joining PrimeSense, Tzach served as Vice President of Operations for Zoran Corporation and as General Manager of Zoran Microelectronics Ltd.
“We are very excited to be partnering with the team at Mantis Vision. As we learned from our investment in Oculus, content is a critical driver for the emerging VR and AR ecosystems. We believe Mantis Vision will be enabling tremendous content creation to empower the next generation 3D world” added Mr. Lior Susan, Partner at Formation 8.
“Qualcomm’s follow-on investment in Mantis Vision aims to accelerate the mobile penetration of MV4D,” says Mony Hassid, senior director, Qualcomm Ventures. “The drive is to introduce new use cases and applications in advanced mobile platforms.”
About Mantis Vision
Mantis Vision develops technologies and products that will bring 3D to every mobile device, home and business. Its software and hardware component solutions, based on its core MV4D “motion capable” 3D range-imaging technology, are designed to enable user-generated content creation (UG3D) throughout the 3D ecosystem.
For more information, visit www.mantis-vision.com.
About Formation 8
Formation 8 is a venture capital firm that provides financial and strategic capital to early growth technology companies. We support entrepreneurs who seek to transform the most important global industries by solving hard problems with technology solutions. Partnership is in our DNA. We value trusted relationships with entrepreneurs, investors, and strategic partners through our global network. For more information, visit www.formation8.com
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm’s licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm’s engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.
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Jan 08, 2015
OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, that its OV7251 global shutter image sensor has been selected by Mantis Vision as one of the sensors intended for its next-generation 3D camera reference design, as part of its MV4D technology platform for mobile devices. OmniVision’s OV7251, as a premier mobile-ready VGA image sensor with global shutter capabilities, will facilitate accurate 3D imaging and content creation for the MV4D technology platform.