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When planning a trade show, especially events targeting people with disabilities, inclusion should be keep in mind to ensure your events are accessible to anyone that happens to attend. Trade show venues are often large, packed with people and sometimes complicated if there are multiple halls and exhibition areas. It is already tricky for anyone who are not familiar with the venues to quickly find a booth you want to visit and imagine what the challenges could be for individuals who cannot see. This is why every trade show should have a clear and well-presented map of the exhibition areas - and the map should be accessible for everyone.

Talking Tactile Map at BrailleTech 2016

Last month we designed an interesting tactile map for the BrailleTech 2016 exhibition in Brussels in collaboration with our partner Integra-Belgium. The map comes with audio, speaking aloud the booth names and navigation instructions to help people who cannot see to quickly get an understanding of the area and learn how to get to the booth they want to visit. The audio content presenting the booth names can easily replaced every year if the booths and exhibitors change.

Here is a video of 3D TactMap of BrailleTech 2016, presented by Integra-Belgium:



Curious about 3D TactMap? Take a quick look at www.versoteq.com/tactile-maps.

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10/17/2016 - 14:38
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Versoteq 3D Solutions and DeskArtes, both Finnish companies, announce a partnership for developing 3D software products that bring more power and agility to customer projects. The strengths of the companies complement each other well. DeskArtes has decades of experience in developing 3D CAD solutions and cutting edge software algorithms while Versoteq excels in combining 3D sotfware with web technologies. In the future the companies will leverage each other's technological IP in both development and customer projects.

"The partnership expands Versoteq's product offerings to include proven and efficient technology related to 3D modeling and model fixing. Using DeskArtes technology as part of Versoteq solutions brings interesting options to our customer projects and product development", says Timo Yletyinen, CEO of Versoteq 3D Solutions.

"DeskArtes has developed standalone 3D CAD repair and manipulation tools for the AM industry since the 90's, partnering with the largest 3D printer manufacturers. The partnership with Versoteq 3D Solutions enables DeskArtes to offer its technology to a wider audience via state-of-the-art web interfaces and applications in a very short time frame", says Ismo Mäkelä, managing director of DeskArtes Oy.

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09/14/2016 - 11:16
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Versoteq attends the 3D Print India event on 27th-28th of June. Versoteq delivers a keynote speech under title
"Obstacles and solutions for commercialising customised 3D printed products". Versoteq also attends a panel discussion on "The impact of 3D printing on manufacturing and preparing your IT infrastructure". For up to date schedule and other information about the venue please visit the venue website at:

http://www.3dprint.entraine.com/home-india/

For face to face meetings with Versoteq's CEO Timo Yletyinen and Head of Technology Dr. Jari Pallari during the venue, please email timo.yletyinen@versoteq.com or call +358443006654.

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06/15/2016 - 14:52
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SightCity is the world‘s biggest exhibition for aids for the blind and the visually impaired. This year the exhibition will take place from May 18 to 20, 2016 in Frankfurt.

Versoteq will be joining Perkins School for the Blind and exhibiting our 'talking' 3D printed tactile maps. Come meet us and test out our map at the Perkins' booth E5.

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05/12/2016 - 16:43
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ESPOO AND BANGALORE, 15 APRIL 2016 – Versoteq from Finland and df3d from India have joined forces to expand sales and enhance their 3D software product delivery in the European and Asian markets.


The combination of a cutting edge software development service and automation software technology for 3D printing brings the two companies’ customers new opportunities – offering more cost-effective solutions while lifting the quality of both companies software solutions and services to a new level.

The co-operation brings Versoteq’s products and services to new market areas and business segments presenting new customers with the possibility to automatize their 3D design tasks. Versoteq now also has the engineering force of df3d available and therefore can serve a lot more customers in Europe.

Combined the two companies are now able to find an optimal 3D solution for each customer and application. The companies plan to develop the cost effectiveness and quality of 3D design works together also in the future.

“I see this as a strategic collaboration leveraging experience and expertise of two young and agile startup companies to develop innovative, cost effective solutions to customers in various geographies.”, said Mr. Deepak Raj, the CEO of df3d.

“The customers of the two companies can have cost-effectively both the traditional 3D consulting service and a software solution that solves for example scalability problems of their businesses.”, added Mr. Timo Yletyinen, the CEO of Versoteq 3D Solutions.


About Versoteq: Versoteq is the leading provider of high-quality 3D software and technical solutions for additive manufacturing businesses in Finland. The company’s core competence is its automation technology that enables fast customization and 3D design, making 3D printing businesses scalable.

About df3d: df3d provides software products and design services in 3D printing for B2B customers. The software products of df3d include web based software platforms, plugins, mobile apps and the design services include industrial, engineering and organic designs.

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04/15/2016 - 15:15
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