Thursday, September 23, 2010

Softkinetic-Optrima Raised 8M Euros

in3Depth Systems SA/NV, the financial holding controlling Softkinetic, Optrima and Softkinetic Studios has announced the closing of the first part of its Series B financing round, with an €8 million strategic investment by European telecom operator Belgacom and SRIW Techno, the technology venture capital fund of SRIW. The Series B financing will be used to continue technology developments, accelerate commercialization efforts and finance working capital.

The market for 3D cameras is entering into a phase of rapid growth and Optrima is ideally positioned to leverage its unique, patented technology to offer the best-of-class, lowest cost solutions for the consumer electronics and professional industries,” said AndrĂ© Miodezky, CEO, Optrima. “Our investors will help us drive the commercialization of our full range of 3D+RGB+Voice solutions with Softkinetic’s standard software platform. This new investment round is also an acknowledgment of the quality of the research that was achieved since Optrima was spun off from the Vrij Universiteit Brussels.

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