Material Exchange

Let us, help you, become digital ready

State of the art 3D scanning and digitalization services for footwear and apparel materials 

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Are you ready for your materials to become digital?

From high-resolution images to 2D to 3D, our platform is ready to showcase your materials.

Digitize

Digitize your materials

Quality material scans integrated with detailed material attribute data help to describe your materials accurately to buyers.

Digital workflows

Brands are adding 3D workflows to their product development processes. Increase business opportunities by adding 3D to your offering. 

Lower cost for samples

Lower costs of sending and sharing multiple materials to multiple buyers. Scan a single material and share with multiple buyers at the same time. 

High-quality scans

Only the best quality scans are accepted and available in the Marketplace.

Material Exchange covers the full process from digitizing the fabric to visualizing it in our 3D viewer. In the 3D viewer you can compare different materials like to like in multiple ready-made scenes for apparel and footwear. For further design and visualization, you can utilise the same 3D model in your favourite 3D tool.

High Quality

High-resolution scans

We provide a super high-quality digitalization service including; scanning, processing, rendering as well as photography and videography, to help suppliers digitize their material inventory and showcase these materials to brands. 

Scanned materials can be used in 2D and 3D CAD tools and rendering software like CLO, Adobe, Browzwear and more. 

  • Scanning

  • Processing

  • Rendering

Our services

Following is a range of services Material Exchange offers our supplier members

Photography

Using a standardized light source, a photo gives a precise representation of a material. 

Flatbed scan 

Providing the best quality material scans for 2D workflows, such as: Adobe Illustrator.

Videography

Ideal for stretchy or bendy materials. The video shows the durability, elasticity and texture. 

3D Digitalization

A high-quality visualization of a 3D material to be used in 3D CAD design tools.

3D Conversion

For those transitioning from 2D to 3D. Convert 2D materials to be used in 3D design applications. 

Turntable Photography

Ideal for view dependent materials with complex appearances such as transparent or color traveling.

Scanning Hubs

Where to Digitize Your Materials

If you don’t own scanning equipment, Material Exchange helps by offering strategically located scanning hubs around the world (with more to come!).

  • Scanning Hub ChinaDongguan, Guangdong Province, China 

  • Scanning Hub India Mumbai, India

Order Scans

We help you showcase your materials by going digital and seen around the world in no time!