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Now All Phones Support Augmented Reality - Why That’s a BIG Deal

July 8th, 2019

Now All Phones Support Augmented Reality - Why That’s a BIG Deal

Here at CGTrader, we know that our 3D models are commissioned, downloaded and purchased for dozens of different uses – everything from games and animation to e-Commerce and driving simulators.

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Luis Lahuerta, 3D Everything, Uploads 800,000th 3D Model to CGTrader

June 25th, 2019

Luis Lahuerta, 3D Everything, Uploads 800,000th 3D Model to CGTrader

Just a few weeks ago, CGTrader hit another milestone in 3D content. The 800,000 th 3D model was uploaded to the CGTrader Marketplace. It was uploaded by Luis Lahuerta from 3D Everything, Spain.

Luis’ landmark 3D model is a baby’s room which he created over the course of 10 days, including all the models in the scene. The models were created in 3D Studio Max and exported to FBX, enabling use in all other 3D applications.

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German Online Retailer Creating Immersive AR Experiences that Enable Shoppers to Visualize Furniture in Their Homes

June 18th, 2019

German Online Retailer Creating Immersive AR Experiences that Enable Shoppers to Visualize Furniture in Their Homes

Another visionary retailer is arming its e-Commerce site with CGTrader ARsenal. German outdoor furniture company Garten-und-Freizeit.de is now using the new complete, pay as you go solution to create interactive Augmented Reality customer experiences expected to increase customer engagement, improve online sales conversion and help differentiate its brand.

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BlackBoard Studios Adds Golden Touch to SodaStream Commercial with CGTrader 3D Models

June 14th, 2019

BlackBoard Studios Adds Golden Touch to SodaStream Commercial with CGTrader 3D Models

Coinciding with Israel’s 71 st Independence Day and the 2019 EuroVision Song Contest, (which was hosted in Israel) is a phenomenally-composed, 3D SodaStream TV commercial, reflecting the home beverage carbonation company’s global reach and local pride.

Behind the commercial’s awesome animation is the talented, boutique BlackBoard Studios, which expertly integrated Sodastream’s product with global landmarks. The use of 3D adds a new dimension to the viewing experience, while reinforcing the SodaStream message that carbonating your own beverages is more than just a great idea, it is monumental!

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CGTrader Launches the First Complete, Easy-to-Deploy  Augmented Reality (AR) Solution for e-Commerce at AWE 2019

May 29th, 2019

CGTrader Launches the First Complete, Easy-to-Deploy Augmented Reality (AR) Solution for e-Commerce at AWE 2019

  • CGTrader ARsenal combines volume 3D modeling with optimized workflows and AR functionality, paving the way for increased AR adoption in online retail
  • Fatboy, producer of the iconic Fatboy Original bean bag chair, is adopting CGTrader ARsenal to enable its online customers to experience its lifestyle products immediately in their home environments
  • Visit CGTrader at Augmented World Expo May 29-31, Booth 821 and attend a keynote from CGTrader’s CEO on The Impact of Augmented Reality on e-Commerce, May 29, 3:00pm, Grand Ballroom D
  • Video: CGTrader ARsenal

Augmented World Expo (#AWE2019) SANTA CLARA, California May 29, 2019 -- CGTrader, the world’s largest source for licensable 3D content, today announced a new Augmented Reality (AR) solution for e-Commerce, CGTrader ARsenal, which represents a breakthrough in the way retailers plan, implement and finance 3D product visualization. CGTrader ARsenal includes all solutions and services required to easily deploy AR for online stores, enabling shoppers to experience products in an immersive, interactive environment. Retailers and brands adopting the CGTrader ARsenal solution can also dramatically reduce the need for expensive product photo-shoots as the 3D models can be based on images from a product link or even a photo taken with a mobile phone.

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