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Texel Portal MX

The Texel Portal MX is a compact, full-color 3D scanner for scanning people. It looks spectacular, scans quickly and prepares a 3D digital model in just 90 seconds.

It takes just 30 seconds for the Texel Portal MX to analyze the person standing on the platform. Within one minute the Portal MX uses data from the sensors to create a realistic 3D model, develops it in the cloud and displays it on the screen.

What can you do with the scan results? Offer your customers a small 3D model of themselves or send them a digital version by email which can then be shared on social media. The 3D models can also be integrated into other services such as AR/VR systems, computer games and virtual fitting rooms.

The Texel Portal MX does everything for you. After registration, the client stands on the rotating platform and the operator begins the scanning process with just one click. The rest of the work is done by the system, which runs the sensors and collects the data, develops it in the Texel Portal app, builds a digital 3D model and prepares it for printing or integration into different services.

Texel Portal MX Description PDF

Production

 

We have standardized the production of the Texel Portal MX to make the scanner reliable and predictable. For a consistent form and diameter (600mm) we use a laser cutting machine. A test plate helps to eliminate the slightest deviations during argon arc welding and high-precision milling and boring when creating holes minimize the vibration of the parts.

In order to create a unique atmosphere in the place where the 3D scanner is used and to attract attention to your brand, we can create individualized decoration and customize the project.

All operations of the Texel Portal MX are automated. The system is controlled by an electronic unit and powerful ARM processors help to carry out the precise positioning of installation. If a failure occurs, the unit will detect the error, correct it and continue working. Our clients like the automation, as it only takes one minute to learn to control this high-tech equipment!

Operation

Light, mobile and compact, the Texel Portal MX fits in the trunk of a car and assembly and setup takes only 15 minutes. You don’t need any special skills, just plug it in and connect the pillar to the podium of the 3D scanner. Also included are: a powerful computer, a tablet for registration and a set of wires.

In the scanner there are no bulky or complicated components. The main element is the small platform which is placed next to the pillar with the sensors. These sensors move along the pillar and collect data while the person is standing on the platform. As soon as the scanning process is finished, a 3D digital model is built using the data collected by the sensors.

With the Portal MX you will be able to create thousands of unique 3D models every month. The ideal installation location for your business is somewhere with a lot of passersby. We recommend areas such as shopping malls and exhibitions or other events. By controlling the lighting of the scanner, you can further increase the wow-factor and attract even more interested customers.

Software 

We are proud of our high-tech software Texel Cloud, which was developed by our team of talented computer scientists (supported by 6 scientific publications). Our software combines several million points into a complete, highly accurate 3D model while delivering results quickly and using minimal resources. At the same time, it preserves edges, shades and textures and realistically transmits facial expression, hair and clothes.

To scan complex hairstyles, for example hair with dark, shiny or very thin elements, we use the best sensors on the market. Even the complex details of clothes will look real, and the proportions will remain natural. After scanning is completed, a 3D copy can be integrated into various services such as AR/VR systems or virtual fitting rooms.

Main characteristic

Dimensions:  d = 2000 mm, h = 2600 mm Scanning area:  d = 1200 mm, h = 2200 mm Model preparation time for display:  1 min Model preparation time for 3D printing:  5 min Flow capacity:  17—40 people per hour Frame speed:  0.05 spins per second Power consumption of a 3D scanner with a computer:  600—700 Watts Format of 3D models:  FBX, OBJ, VRML, PLY, STL Detailed texture of the 3D model:  1 mm Number of polygons:  1 million

Packaging

Average time to manufacture a scanner is about 2 weeks.

The scanner is shipped in two plywood boxes

1 - 80x80x80 cm - 76 kg

2 - 240x50x37 cm - 60 kg

Import code

9031803400


Specifications:

Dimensions of the stand 

d = 600 mm,   h = 2600 mm

Dimensions of the podium

d = 600 mm, h = 150 mm

Scan area

d = 1200 mm   h = 2200 mm

3D scanner weight

~ 70 kg

Required installation area

2 × 1 m²

Rotating element

Podium

Scan time

~ 30 sec.

Time to prepare a model for the show

1 minute.

Bandwidth

17-30 people per hour

Platform rotation speed

0.06 rev / sec.

3D scanner power consumption with computer

600-700 W

Built-in lighting

Yes

Formats of 3D-models

STL, OBJ, PLY, WRL, FBX, BVH

The number of polygons

up to 1 million

Auto- rigging capability

Yes

The possibility of obtaining measurements of a person

Yes

PC specifications*:

Tower

Fractal Design Core 1100 Black

Motherboard

Gigabyte Z390 M

USB controller

USB 3.0 ST-Lab U-1010

HDD

4Tb SATA-III Western Digital Black (WD4005FZBX)

SSD

250Gb SSD Samsung 970 EVO Plus Series (MZ-V7S250BW)

Graphics processing unit

nVidia GeForce RTX2070 MSI PCI-E 8192Mb (RTX 2070 AERO ITX 8G)

RAM

16Gb DDR4 2666MHz Gigabyte (GP-GR26C16S8K2HU416) (2x8Gb KIT)

Central processing unit

Intel Core i5 - 9600K OEM

Cooler

Noctua NH-U9S

Power unit

650W Be Quiet Straight Power 11

Operating system

Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64-bit English 1pk DSP OEI DVD (FQC-08929)


Sensor specifications:

Dimensions: 177,8 x 48,2 x 38,1 mm

Weight: 540 g (in box)

USB connection

Power consumption < 2,5 W

Detection range: between 35cm and 3 m

Horizontal angle: 58°

Vertical angle: 45°

Diagonal angle: 70°

Size of the depth image:

VGA (640x480) : 30fps

QVGA (320x240): 60fps

Color image resolution: 1280х1024 px

Depth resolution: 1 mm

Supported OS: Win 32/64 : XP , Vista , Win7, Win10, Linux Ubuntu 10.10 : X86,32/64 bit, Android (on demand)

 

Software

Software Options:

1. Texel Studio - a simple program to export models in PLY, STL
  • Texel Basic software package provides advanced 3D scanning and data processing capabilities at your fingertips. Scan and process your 3D data faster than ever with Texel’s newest version of its professional software. Featuring the most powerful algorithms and advanced features for optimizing your 3D data with speed, ease and accuracy.

2. Texel Cloud 

  • Texel Cloud is an automated cloud service featuring the most powerful algorithms and advanced features for optimizing your 3D data with speed, ease and accuracy. Texel Cloud automatically captures, processes, reconstructs and builds 3D printer ready model in under 10 minutes. Each 3D model file you select and use is charged at $9 each. Test scans are always free of charge.

Texel Registration and AutoScan

Client software for 3D scanning. Starts the scanning process, uses data from the sensors to build a 3D model. In just 90 seconds, the application creates a digital copy of a person.

Texel AutoScan starts scanning and automatically creates cloud of points based on the data gathered from the scanner’s sensors. To control the program, the user can press four buttons. They are responsible for starting the scan and choosing additional products, which will determine the look of the future 3D model (such as background and animation). A link to a personal page with the 3D digital copy is sent to the user’s email within a minute after the scan is completed.

Features:

  • Automation – minimum input from the operator;
  • Speed – 30 seconds to scan, 1 minute to build a preview model;
  • Personalization – It is possible to change background and add a logo;
  • Accuracy – maximum details when building 3D-objects;
  • Simplicity – anyone after quick training can use.

Texel Studio

Client software for basic processing of 3D scans. It allows you to look through the preliminary results, correct the colour and export 3D models in the formats PLY and STL for further processing in different programs including for 3D printing.

Texel Studio includes colour correction of 3D models, and also allows you to look through and evaluate the preliminary results of scanning and processing. The 3D digital object can then be exported in the PLY and STL formats for use in different applications for 3D models such as: 3DMax, GeoMagic, ZBrush and MeshLab.

In Texel Studio you can perform the following actions:

  • do color correction using ready-made templates;
  • export in the PLY and STL formats;
  • automatically remove the podium from the 3D model.

Features:

  • User-friendly - Clear and easy to use interface
  • Versatility - Models are exported in the PLY and STL formats, which are compatible with other applications
  • Speed - Within a few seconds, the program displays the results of scanning.

Texel Cloud

Cloud software for processing 3D models. During scanning, sensors collect data for building a cloud of points, and the app sends them to the Texel servers.

In our cloud there are 3 programs at work:

MeshReconstructor: builds polygonal 3D models based on 3D scans;

AutoRigger: inserts the animated skeleton into the model allowing it to be animated;

BodyFit: creates a statistical model of a person based on the scan and takes the body’s measurements.

Features:

  • Speed - It takes from 5 to 15 minutes to export 3D models depending on the settings
  • Automation - the program automatically prepares 3D models for printing and exports up to 100 body size parameters
  • Compatibility - a large range of model formats for export: PLY, STL, OBJ, WRL, FBX
  • Realism - builds 3D-objects as accurately as possible
  • Anonymity - works with anonymous data which is detached from corresponding users

Texel Sync

App for the synchronization of data and 3D scans between the client PC and Texel’s cloud services. The program starts alongside the system and works in the background in order to optimize the load on the internet connection and CPU.

For stable operation we recommend using an internet connection with a speed of at least 10Mb/s.

Texel Sync is responsible for the synchronization of data between the computer of the Portal scanner and Texel’s cloud services, making data and 3D scans available to work with from anywhere in the world.

Features:

  • Automation - data is synchronized without any input from the operator
  • Reliability - the software works consistently and does not require administration
  • Security - data is encrypted and cannot be accessed by third parties

Scope of supply

  • 3D - scanner Texel Portal MX (column + podium)
  • Software (options: Texel Studio or Texel Cloud)
  • High-performance computer with Win 10 Pro
  • Tablet PC for registration
  • All necessary cables


 

Order Confirmation:

As soon as you place your order, you will receive an order confirmation e-mail. This means that we have received your order in our system and pre-authorized your credit card for the purchase.  As soon as we receive your order, we automatically reach out to our suppliers to confirm that it is in stock and available for immediate shipment.  If your item is on backorder or unavailable, we will void the pre-authorization and reach out to you via e-mail.  If your item(s) are available for immediate shipment (within 5 business days), we will process the charges and submit the order for shipment.

Order Shipment:

If your order is in stock and we process the charges to your credit card, it will ship within five business days from the date of your order.  We will send you tracking information within 24 hours of your order leaving the warehouse to the e-mail address you provided when checking out.  If you do not receive tracking information from us within six business days of your order, feel free to follow up with us at sales@Project3DPrinters.com.

Lost, Stolen, Damaged:

Project 3D Printers is proud to partner with Route, the leader in package protection and tracking solutions. By selecting Route+ at checkout your order will be protected from damage, loss*, or theft. In the unfortunate case that your order never comes or is broken upon arrival, you can easily file a claim with Route and receive a replacement or be fully reimbursed. We are excited to offer this service to you and we highly recommend you use Route+ package protection at checkout.

*Claims for packages marked "delivered" must be filed after 5 days and before 15 days from the date the package was marked "delivered." Claims for packages presumed to be lost (where the status is not "delivered") must be filed after 7 days (20 days for international) and within 30 days from the last checkpoint.

If a customer opts out of Route shipping coverage, please inspect the packaging of your item(s) when they arrive, if you notice any damage you should make note of it when signing for delivery.  If your item(s) do arrived damaged, please send photos to returns@Project3DPrinters.com and we will process an insurance claim on your behalf.

Cancellations & Refunds/Returns:

Before accepting a return on a product that isn't functioning as it should, Project 3D Printers reserves the right to exhaust any and all means to resolve and/or repair the malfunction through technical support and replacement parts provided by both the manufacturer and Project 3D Printers.  No return will be accepted without reasonable attempts to resolve the issue(s) first.  All returned products must be returned within 30 days of date of purchase.

Project 3D Printers enforces a strict "No Returns Accepted" policy for opened and/or partially used products, including filament, resin, or any consumable of any size and weight that has been used or opened from its factory and vacuum seal.  Only products and consumables that are unused, and in brand new factory condition are eligible for return to the manufacturer of origin within 30 days of the purchase date.

If a product is found to be non-functional or defective, the product must be returned with its full original contents within 30 days of purchase for inspection of the non-functionality.  If the product is found to be defective or non-functional a full-refund will be given, not including return shipping at the customer's expense.

All orders cancelled after 48 hours are subject to a $20 administration fee, whether or not your order has shipped.  If you order has shipped, you (the buyer) will also be responsible for actual return shipping charges. Refunds will only be issued to the original credit card that you use when placing your order.  Buyer is responsible for and pays a 20% restocking of the value of the returned item(s).  Buyer pays all shipping fees for the returned item(s). 

Customs Fees, Tariffs, Duty Fees and Import Taxes:

Only customers are responsible for their local import taxes, tariffs, duty fees and import taxes incurred during shipping.  To know about your customs import duties please contact your local customs office with this details  (HS Code :8477 Product description: 3d printer or 3d printer kit). If the tax amount is high, we can provide assistance to reduce it.

 

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To request your partial refund simply e-mail us a link to the same product on our website, or on our competitors website within six months from the date of your order and we will process the credit accordingly.

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