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Photograph in 3D using this simple and easy to use attachment for your smartphone or tablet.
Use your phone to capture amazing 3D photos. Just plug bevel into your device's headphone jack. Works with most phones and tablets.
Use your phone to capture amazing 3D photos. Just plug bevel into your device's headphone jack. Works with most phones and tablets.
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Introducing Bevel

The first accessory of its kind, Bevel turns your ordinary smartphone or tablet into an amazing 3D camera.

If we reach our stretch goal, we can make Bevel in 5 colors!
If we reach our stretch goal, we can make Bevel in 5 colors!

What Makes Bevel So Special?

Bevel is the world’s first attachment capable of capturing real 3D photographs on any smartphone or tablet. Other 3D attachments create the illusion of 3D by enhancing the depth of an image, but fail to capture a file that you can actually use. You can even use Bevel for 3D printing. That's why we call it Genuine 3D™ photography.

Taking a Genuine 3D™ Photo of Laura's dessert
Taking a Genuine 3D™ Photo of Laura's dessert
Click here to see Julie in 3D!
Click here to see Julie in 3D!
    

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How do I use Bevel?

You already know how to use Bevel. Simply plug the Bevel into the headphone jack of your smartphone or tablet, and then pan the person place or thing, just like a regular photograph.

How does Bevel work?

Bevel uses an eye safe laser light, and the existing camera on your Android or IOS device, to capture photographs in a whole new dimension.

Bevel plugs right into your headphone jack
Bevel plugs right into your headphone jack

Simply plug it in, and pan the person, place or thing you want to capture. Bevel creates beautiful 3D photographs that you can use in amazing ways.

3D photo taken with an early Bevel prototype
3D photo taken with an early Bevel prototype

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Share directly to your contact list, or upload to your favorite social site.
Share directly to your contact list, or upload to your favorite social site.

What does a Genuine 3D™ photograph look like?  

We're still in development, but below are a couple of examples of Bevel Genuine 3D™ photographs of team members Laura and Travis that were taken with early prototypes. These are super early, and we expect the final photos to look like this or better. 

Click here to see Laura in Genuine 3D™

Click here to see Travis in Genuine 3D™

Genuine 3D™ photographs are like freezing a moment in time. The photos can be rotated, turned into animated GIFs and viewed from multiple angles. You can also add an image of the background behind the 3D photo. They can be shared through Cashew and the Bevel app directly to sites like Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Wordpress blogs, Instagram, Pinterest, etc. 

What can you do with Bevel's Genuine 3D™ photos?

With the Bevel app you can do everything you do with ordinary photos. Post your 3D pictures on facebook, instagram, tumblr, twitter or any social network. Use the Bevel app to share directly to friends or upload and share them online with a link. Save them and even use them for animation, video game design and 3D printing.

Why?

Because we say so much with pictures. We use photographs to make people laugh, to tell stories, to express our emotions, and to preserve our most cherished memories.

When it comes to communicating visually, photos are great and video is even better. But the problem is we don’t live in a flat, two-dimensional world. It’s not our native dimension. When we communicate with ordinary photographs, we’re never really telling the whole story because the fact is, a photograph just isn’t the whole picture. But together, we can change that.

3D photography is possible, and we want to make it happen right now. We just need your help, to be the first to start creating and sharing amazing 3D photographs.

Features:

Photo of the first Bevel prototype
Photo of the first Bevel prototype
Bevel size comparison
Bevel size comparison

Also available in a Limited Edition Brushed Aluminum:

Photo of the limited edition brushed aluminium Bevel
Photo of the limited edition brushed aluminium Bevel

Extras: 

Some backers will get the Bevel T as part of our Bevel Swag Bags and our limited edition Pro Bevel Bundle
Some backers will get the Bevel T as part of our Bevel Swag Bags and our limited edition Pro Bevel Bundle
Backers can also receive a Bevel keychain attachment so your Bevel is always at your side
Backers can also receive a Bevel keychain attachment so your Bevel is always at your side

About Us:

We're the same folks behind the Matter and Form 3D Scanner and Cashew3D.com.

We make the products we do because we believe that 3D hardware, software and content shouldn’t be expensive, complicated or unmanageable. We think that 3D content should be as easy to use as your smartphone or your favorite social network and we’re dedicated to creating products that make 3D truly accessible, affordable and easy to use.

Our company was started by friends. We needed a 3D scanner but we couldn’t afford to buy one, so we invented our own. Two years ago we decided to share our design with the world and asked the crowd funding community to help us make 3D scanning truly affordable and easy to us. The response we got was just incredible. Today, the Matter and Form 3D Scanner has sold thousands of units and ships all over the world.

Now, we want to put the power of 3D into people’s hands and totally change the way you communicate with Bevel.

Risks and challenges

As with any product development, unforeseen challenges are inevitable. The good news is, this is our second crowdfunding campaign and the third product we're bringing to market, so we have a pretty good idea of what lies ahead and we're well equipped to deal with whatever comes our way.

That being said, common obstacles that come up for product designers like us include:
- Shortages in hardware components
- Delays in customs
- Shipments that are lost or damaged
- Language and translation in the App and Manual (Bevel will be English only to start)
- Your phone: (We've designed Bevel to be a one-size-fits-all attachment and we're aiming to make Bevel work on any modern IOS or Android smartphone or tablet. We will discover which, if any, phones or tablets will not work with the Bevel once the project is underway and let you know asap if there are any issues)

As always, we are dedicated to making sure you know what is happening every step of the way. We'll be updating you folks regularly and letting you know exactly what's going on as Bevel development progresses.

After all, we're doing this together.

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