3D Viewing Coming to Web as Box Acquires Verold

By CIOReview | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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FREMONT, CA: Box acquires Verold, a business that brings engaging 3D content on to the web. Verold’s innovative solutions enable web developers to add interactive 3D content to applications as well as games. Box plans to leverage these capabilities to bring more capabilities to its product portfolio.

Box offers platform for file synchronization, online collaboration and more to businesses from diverse industry verticals including healthcare & life sciences, legal, advertising, manufacturing, media & entertainment, retail, and more.

Verold on the other hand uses WebGL technology to deliver engaging digital content and editing tools for interactive projects. 3D product designs can be shared across the supply chain interaction points in manufacturing. Marketers can bring deeper vision of their product to the customers that paves a path for lesser purchase returns. Educational institutions can deliver interactive experience of complex models that helps in better learning.

With the power of Verold, Box will be better positioned to bring new features to offer to its customers and helping them to innovate faster.

“At Verold, we believe interactive 3D web content has the power to transform a wide range of industries and applications, from manufacturing to ecommerce, and we believe the tools to build the 3D web should be broadly accessible,” said Ross McKegney, CEO, Verold. “Box’s incredible success in building an enterprise content platform that already reaches 45,000 businesses presents a one-of-a-kind opportunity for us to bring the future of 3D content to millions of people around the world. We’re thrilled to be joining Box and can’t wait to get started.”