Mcor released some very cool software to go with their full-color 3D printer, the Mcor IRIS. The software, called ColourIT lets you enhance your 3D data files with color, texture maps, engineering labels, logos and more. You can just apply them directly on the surface of your 3D model. The software applies color to the digital files prior to slicing them into printable layers (this is what their SliceIT software does). The ColourIT software is compatible with numerous file formats including: STL, WRL, OBJ, 3DS, FBX, DAE and PLY. After the color is applied, the model is exported as a WRL file which is then imported into SliceIT for preparation of printing.
The Mcor Iris is an amazing 3D printer with True Colour (1 million+ colours and 5760 x 1440 x 508dpi !). This is the same 3D printer Staples is going to use for their print service. You can read more about that here.
Lets take a look at these great prints the Mcor IRIS made using ColourIT software. Wow.
All images courtesy or Mcor.