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Founded in 1992 by Dr. sc. tech. ETH Horst A. Beyer.

  • Unique know-how on photogrammetry and structured light scanning dating back to 1985 when Dr. Beyer started research on the use of CCD-cameras for 3D Metrology at ETH Zurich

  • Developed the structured light scanning technology with MercedesBenz research from 1992 to 2001

  • Unique development projects with Boeing, ESA, and other international companies

Biography Dr. Beyer

  • Dipl.Ing.ETH Zurich (1982), M.Sc. Ohio State (1985), (1992)
  • 1985 to 1992
    • Dipl.Ing.ETH, M.Sc. Ohio State,
    • “Assistent” und “Ober Assistent” at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich
    • Ph.D. Thesis: Radiometric and geometric calibration of CDD cameras.
    • Visiting professor in Australia and in France
  • 1993 - today
    • Founder and CEO of Imetric
    • Consultant for many large corporations including Mercedes-Benz, General Dynamics, ESA, Boeing, …
    • Over 60 scientific papers, several scientific awards, numerous patents

Horst Beyer



Imetric in Industrial applications

  • Imetric optical metrology technology is used since 1992 by world known companies in automobile, ship building and Aerospace

  • Since the year 2000 the Imetric box scanners are used in the design and production departments of many high end jewellery companies



Imetric in Dental

  • Entered the dental market in 2006 and concentrated on delivering a high-end scanner with an accuracy and reliability unattained by any other company in the market

  • Introducing the L1 line of scanners focused on the general dental laboratory market

  • Developed in the last 5 years the unique CSS Technology which will change the way large implant restorations will be made in the future