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Dacuda is a Swiss software company offering a unique content capturing technology based on real-time image processing. Dacuda's patented, proprietary SLAM Scan® technology enables fast data entry of text and images, instant editing, as well as easy sharing of contents. It can be implemented into any device that embeds a camera. The world’s first Scanner Mouse and leading smartphone based e-banking solutions are driven by Dacuda’s technology.

Dacuda licenses its technology to leading hardware and software vendors.


2015-04-27 Dacuda Announces the Launch of 3DAround Insiders

Have you ever wanted to be part of an exclusive group that works hand in hand with an incredible team to help develop the future of photography? Now you can by becoming a member in Dacuda's exclusive 3DAround Insiders group.
Download 3DAround: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/3daround/id940090549?mt=8">

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2015-03-02 Meet Dacuda at MWC 2015

We are happy to announce that Dacuda is going to be at MCW 2015 in Barcelona!

Come visit our 3DSelfie Demo at the Intel Booth! Read it

2015-02-02 Prof. Dr. Davide Scaramuzza joins Dacuda as Strategic Advisor

Dacuda is pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Davide Scaramuzza, Professor of Robotics at the University of Zurich, and founder and director of the Robotics and Perception Group, has joined Dacuda as Strategic Advisor to further accelerate the technical development and market success of Dacuda solutions. Read it

2014-09-09 Mobile Food Photography in 3D

Dacuda expands their patented and mass-market proven SLAM Scan® technology to the 3D area. Learn more

2014-08-15 Dacuda Flying with Lufthansa

Hama Scanner Mouse, powered by Dacuda, is flying with Lufthansa Inflight Shopping July 14 – October 14 edition. Learn more

2014-07-17 Dacuda PocketScan project successfully funded on Kickstarter

Dacuda’s campaign on Kickstarter ended on July 16 with a great success. PocketScan, the world’s smallest and smartest wireless scanner, were pledged by 4,586 backers from over 67 countries and a funding of $542,732 has been raised, which is 1085% over initial goal with 3 stretch goals achieved.
For people who missed the Kickstarter campaign, PocketScan is now exclusively available in Dacuda's online shop.

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2014-07-15 Dacuda supports High-School Robotics Engineer

Since two years Dacuda supports Helveticrobot, a team of high-school robotics engineers. This year Helveticrobot takes part in RoboCup Junior Soccer world championship in Brazil. Read it

2014-06-17 Dacuda celebrates big success on the 1st day of Kickstarter

As one of the first Swiss startups, Dacuda has achieved a big success with its PocketScan Kickstarter campaign on the first day of launch. Within ten hours Dacuda has already received support from backers all over the world pledging over $50’000. All the backers will receive their PocketScan by the end of the year. After 24 hours of the Kickstarter launch, Dacuda can report over $80’000 of funds pledged and has set their first stretch goal: As demanded by backers, Dacuda will develop their software to support Android tablets if PocketScan receives funds of $150’000 or more. Support Dacuda and visit PocketScan on Kickstarter.

2014-06-16 Kickstarter Launch of PocketScan

On June 16, 2014 at 3 PM CEST Dacuda unveils PocketScan – the world’s smallest and smartest scanner – on Kickstarter. PocketScan works wirelessly with any of your devices via Bluetooth. Read it

2014-06-12 Dr. Boris Nemsic joins Dacuda as Strategic Advisor

Dacuda is pleased to announce that Dr. Boris Nemsic, Executive Partner at Delta Partners Group Dubai, and former CEO of telecommunication giants Vimpelcom and Telekom Austria, has joined Dacuda as Strategic Advisor to further accelerate the business development and market success of Dacuda solutions. Read it

2014-05-20 Dacuda a local hero according to Financial Times

The Financial Times mentioned Dacuda in article about investment opportunities in startup companies in Zurich. Read it

2014-04-03 Dacuda founder at popular Swiss TV show

Alexander Ilic, Founder and CTO of Dacuda, was talk guest at AESCHBACHER, a popular show on Swiss Television. Watch it

2014-03-20 Wellington Partners invests in Dacuda to further accelerate growth

Dacuda and Wellington Partners has entered into a partnership to accelerate the market success of Dacuda solutions. Wellington Partners is one of the most successful pan-European venture capital firms, investing in selected outstanding entrepreneurs. Learn more

2014-03-06 Raiffeisen PortalAPP powered by Dacuda wins always five-star feedback since release

Powered by Dacuda, Raiffeisen released its PortalAPP on March 6, 2014 and receives excellent ratings from the users since then. Learn more


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Invented in Switzerland

Invented in Switzerland

SLAM Scan®, the technology behind the mouse scanner, was invented in Switzerland. It is based on recent advances in robotics and computer vision research.

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If you would like to participate in our Product Improvement Program, you can download the Dacuda Beta software directly for Windows and Mac. With the Dacuda Beta software, you will get early access to the latest features. By using the Dacuda Beta application, you agree to share anonymous usage information about your usage of the software.