Box has acquired Verold, a cloud based 3D model viewer and editor.
Verold helps businesses to easily create engaging and immersive content experiences for the web and mobile.
The 3D technology will transform Cloud Collaboration for educators, Companies in Manufacturing, Retail, Engineering, and Consumer Products.
Both the companies has not disclosed the financial terms of the acquisition.
The Verold team will join Box and will integrate 3D conversion and previewing directly into Box’s enterprise content collaboration platform.
Founded in 2010, Verold is a visual editor and platform service that allows Web developers to add interactive 3d content to the applications, games, and experiences they create.
Verold has pioneered the development with WebGL technology to deliver powerful content creation and editing tools for interactive projects that have broad applications for information workers.
In order to reduce time to market for new products, engineers can share 3D product designs across a global manufacturing supply chainwith Verold.
Company officials say Verold also makes it easier for marketers to understand key features and benefits that are difficult to communicate in traditional 2D formats.
“With Verold’s technology, we’re extending our world-class content previewing and collaboration platform to interactive 3D content, opening all new-use cases across manufacturing, engineering, consumer products, and media and entertainment,” said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box.
In October, Box acquired MedXT to integrate medical image viewing and support for DICOM files within Box’s Preview technology, one of the most powerful and engaging features of the Box platform that was recently enhanced.
In February, Box launched new financial services vertical with a set of tools and technologies to firms in the financial services industry.