RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., September 12, 2005 - Ping Fu, president and CEO of Geomagic, has been selected to speak at MCPC 2005, the 3rd Interdisciplinary World Congress on Mass Customization and Personalization. The event will be held September 18-21 at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

MCPC 2005 brings together scholarly research and advances in business practices in the field of mass customization and personalization (MCP), which aims to provide goods and services that fulfill individual customers' needs with near-mass production efficiency. Fu's presentation will draw on Geomagic's experience in applying digital shape sampling and processing (DSSP) for mass customization of custom-designed orthodontics, digital dentistry, hearing instruments, artificial knee joints, and other medical devices.

Fu co-founded Geomagic in 1996 and was named president and CEO in 2001. Under her leadership the company has expanded around the globe and increased revenues by 2,105 percent over the past five years. Geomagic is an international leader in DSSP, which enables users to digitally capture physical objects and automatically create accurate 3D models for design, engineering, inspection and custom manufacturing.

About Geomagic

Geomagic ( is a global company dedicated to advancing and applying 3D technology for the benefit of humanity. Geomagic’s scanning and design software solutions are used to capture and model 3D content from physical objects, organically sculpt complex shapes, and prepare products for manufacturing. In addition, the company produces powerful 3D metrology and inspection software that verifies dimensional quality by comparing as-built products to master designs. Geomagic’s Sensable Phantom haptic devices simulate the sense of touch in a digital environment. 

Geomagic’s software and hardware are utilized by world-class customers in a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, medical, consumer products, toys, collectibles, coindesign, jewelry, fine art, heritage restoration, research, education, mold making, entertainment, training and surgical simulation. In fact, some of the world’s leading companies and research organizationsuse Geomagic software, including Ford, BMW,Boeing, Harley DavidsonTimberland, Mattel/Fisher Price, Lego, Pratt & WhitneyNASA, Schneider Electronic, 3M, Danaher and Invisalign. Geomagic is based in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA, with an office in Boston, subsidiaries in Europe and Asia, and channel partners worldwide.


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