Zebra Imaging to Demonstrate at SPAR 2010 Conference: 3D Imagery Transforms Data into Decisions

February 8, 2010

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ — SPAR 2010 — Zebra Imaging, Inc., the world’s foremost provider of 3D holographic display and visualization technologies, transforms point cloud data, BIM model, LIDAR information and other 3D data into high-resolution, accurately-detailed 3D images displayed over 360-degrees without requiring special eyewear. These images help building construction and facility managers, geologists, preservationists and forensic experts communicate complexity, solve problems and make informed business decisions with true 3D display. This week, the company will be showcasing numerous holographic images at SPAR 2010 in booth #23 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center.

3D Construction Planning

With a high-resolution 3D hologram, key construction features such as building access, locations of critical equipment, electrical, gas lines, and emergency exits are a finger-point away. Zebra Imaging’s holograms offer a reliable, portable and accurate 3D image of facilities and infrastructure that is accessible anytime and anywhere to ensure all stakeholders (construction managers, owners, architects, engineers, etc.) understand the design layout and construction phasing, reducing the possibility of costly construction mistakes.

“Zebra Imaging’s holograms help us communicate very complex MEP designs to our clients and other consultants by allowing them to see in 3D how the proposed mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems will fit into the building,” said John Grapsas, PE, President and CEO, Bridgers & Paxton Consulting Engineers, Inc. “We can point out key areas where clearances are tight and where possible interference and construction problems might occur before they happen, saving us time and money. Zebra Imaging’s technology could revolutionize the AEC business.” At SPAR, Zebra will showcase a hologram of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems of the Rice University New South Plant designed by Bridgers & Paxton.

3D Mapping

Zebra Imaging allows petroleum engineers and geologists to understand topography and land features that 2D cannot accurately convey. Zebra’s unique technology shows real heights and sightlines, and allows tracking of assets and environmental changes over time. The 3D holographic images store time, coordinates and data source information in a nearly indestructible medium that is easily accessible when needed. At SPAR 2010 the company will showcase holograms of an electrical substation and a road terrain made from aerial LIDAR data.

3D Evidence Presentation

Holograms present trustworthy and intuitive 3D information, making it a great tool to recreate moments in time such as accident scenes that can be used by trial counsel for jury and judiciary communication clarity. Zebra Imaging can take HD scanned environments and objects and directly transform them into a life-like model that can be printed and examined from every angle, helping to clearly communicate to a mixed audience. The company will show holograms of an arson scene and a vehicle accident at the SPAR Conference.

Michael Klug, Zebra Imaging’s CTO and co-founder is presenting “New 3D Imaging Technologies” at the conference on Feb. 9 at 10:30 a.m. CST. The discussion will focus on problem solving using holographic display of LIDAR data for Building Information Modeling (BIM) visualization. Klug will discuss how holograms can help present point clouds in a collaborative manner.

For more information about Zebra Imaging, visit booth #23 at SPAR or www.zebraimaging.com.

About Zebra Imaging

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, Zebra Imaging, Inc. designs, develops and manufactures state-of-the-art 3D holographic displays for a variety of 3D visualization applications in both government, military and commercial markets which dramatically improve situational awareness, collaboration and decision-making. Zebra Imaging displays are portable, scalable, intuitively-understood and easily viewable to help customers turn design data into reality. Customers include Federal and Department of Defense agencies; leading architecture, design and planning firms; civilian topographic agencies and various groups who need to clearly and effortlessly demonstrate sophisticated 3D data in a comprehensive, durable and portable medium. For more information visit: www.zebraimaging.com.

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