Leading Panoramic Digital Camera Companies Announce Marketing Partnership in North America
At SIGGRAPH/Los Angeles 2001
Booths #634 and Startup Park #2058
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 2001 æ Panoscan, Inc, of Los Angeles, CA and SpheronVR AG, of Kaiserslautern, Germany, are pleased to announce an exclusive, strategic marketing partnership for the North American market. Panoscan will feature its award-winning, digital camera, along with SpheronVR’s line of products at Booth #634 at the Los Angeles Convention Center from August 14, 15, and 16. SpheronVR products will also be demonstrated in booth Startup Park #2058.

This exclusive marketing arrangement makes the world’s finest digital panoramic cameras, available in America, from one source – Panoscan, Inc. The marketing agreement includes sales, rental and service of SpheronVR products as well.

SpheronVR products will be available in North American beginning August 18, 2001, and will be shown and demonstrated at SIGGRAPH along with the Panoscan System.

“Our goal has always been to promote panoramic photography and immersive imaging by creating and supporting the finest camera systems for this purpose,” said Panoscan President, Ted Chavalas. “The SpheronVR line of panoramic camera systems is a perfect addition to our marketing efforts, allowing us to reach new customers with a broader range of products. The SpheronVR systems are designed and manufactured to extremely high standards, and will deliver the kind of quality that people have come to expect and associate with the Panoscan name. We are proud to represent SpheronVR in North America.”

SpheronVR offers products that allow for both cylindrical and cubic capture. The SpheronVR software automates many VR post-processing functions, making it ideal for high volume industrial applications.

About Panoscan, Inc.

Panoscan, a Los Angeles-based manufacturer and distributor of high-resolution digital panoramic camera products, utilize a combination of hardware and software to produce fully digital panoramic images with no post-capture processing. The Panoscan System allows real-time viewing of scanned images as still photos or player-enabled virtual reality movies -- representing a breakthrough in speed, quality and ease of use for immersive panoramic imaging.

More information about the company and its innovative products and applications can be found at http://www.panoscan.com.

About Spheron VR

Based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, SpheronVR AG is the manufacturer and worldwide distributor of the PanoCam line of digital panoramic camera systems. The PanoCam system is a complete work-flow solution for digital panoramic imaging and are priced to fit any budget and requirements. The compact design and ease of use of the PanoCam makes it the perfect compliment to any professional’s suite of tools.

For more information about the company and the PanoCam line of products, go to http://www.spheron.com.