BY ADERONKE ADEYERI
Juliet Ibrahim, Bryan Okwara and a host of other celebrities gathered last weekend at the unveiling of the first 3D Shapify printing technology in Nigeria and Africa by a United States based company – 3D Makery.com (with its Nigerian company situated in Ikeja) at the Ikeja City Mall, Lagos.
The company, founded by Nigerian serial entrepreneur, Israel Ovirih who seems to be overwhelmed by the power of innovation and the drive to continue to champion unique solutions that can bring excitement and fulfillment to lives through the deployment of technology and art forms, described the advent of the 3D technology into Africa as a significant moment, that will disrupt the lifestyle of people positively in the region.
According to him, the introduction of this service also marks the first in Africa and one of the numerous few that are available globally (only 19 are available worldwide including the only one in Africa).
This also promises to offer Nigerians a unique experience scanning and having their 3D selfies or portrait printed.
As part of the build to the event, a leading brand from the stable of Bacardi Nigeria – Martini partnered 3D Makery in the unveiling event through the use of its brand ambassador, Bryan Okwara.
The CEO further described the 3D technology as the fourth revolution that will transform the global landscape with high-definition digital tech systems delivery and also asserted that it takes 6minutes to scan and print objects, image, person or group, work etc, which is a cutting edge for the technology.
The 3D selfie experience brings the ability to personalize moments and brand experiences, delivering mass customisation fitting for products and tailored to corporate and individual requirements.