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TAC Services

Let X-Rite experts handle the physical material scanning for you. Transform your samples into highly accurate digital material data files for use in 3D rendering applications.

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Virtual Materials with Unmatched Realism

TAC7 scanning enables the measurement of color, texture, gloss and other surface appearance characteristics, which are stored in a highly realistic, accurate and precise digital material data format. This Appearance eXchange Format (AxF) enables designers and manufacturers the ability to fully characterize and render a range of materials, from special-effects automotive paints, to fabrics and plastics. Leverage X-Rite scanning service experts to accurately capture the appearance properties of physical material samples and deliver a rapid return on investment by significantly reducing costs and design approval time associated with the development and distribution of multiple physical samples. 

Benefits:

  • Minimize the time needed to manage a library of physical samples by leveraging highly accurate digital file formats that accurately capture appearance characteristics 
  • Use the services-based approach in environments requiring scanning for a limited number of samples annually to minimize the need to invest in equipment 
  • Use TAC Services as an entry point to the Total Appearance Capture Ecosystem in a pilot approach format to determine how data fits into workflows and whether it makes sense to invest in a TAC7 scanner.

Total Appearance Capture Ecosystem

Total Appearance Capture Ecosystem

The TAC™ Ecosystem is an award-winning appearance solution that enables an unmatched level of realism and efficiency in digital material capture and 3D design. Accurately and consistently share material appearance information across every step of the product development process to reduce design approval cycles and accelerate time to market.


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Introduction to TAC7 Scanner and Services Webinar

Find out how TAC brings a new level of accuracy and efficiency to virtual design and empowers designers, 3D artists, material specifiers and marketers to improve communication with stakeholders, reduce approval cycles, improve product quality and get to market faster.

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Testimonials

"To turn the vision of a fully automated Car-Configurator process into reality, TAC is essential. X Rite's solution enables us to reach true-to-life quality images to replicate highlights in a car's paint job." - Dr. Markus Denny, Head of Digital Image Factory


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News and Events

Events

Siggraph 2017

Visit X-Rite at Siggraph to see a live demonstration of the Total Appearance Capture (TAC™) ecosystem, an award-winning appearance measurement solution.

IDSA International Design Conference 2017

Visit X-Rite at IDSA to see how we are taking design virtualization to the next level, with our Total Appearance Capture (TAC™) ecosystem, an award-winning appearance measurement solution.


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