COLUMBIA, S.C., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ZVerse was awarded the 2016 Technology Development Award at the InnoVision Awards dinner held at Hyatt Regency in Greenville, SC. ZVerse earned this award for the development of the LAYR platform which automates the production of 3D printable content. LAYR provides the fastest path from an idea to a 3D printed object for both businesses and individuals. The patent pending technology is used by customers in healthcare, manufacturing, architecture, education and commercial printing industries. The software also makes it possible for anyone to offer 3D printing as a service. Since 1999, the InnoVision Awards have recognized businesses in South Carolina for "outstanding leadership, innovation, and technological excellence." The Technology Development Award is awarded to the developer of an original or improved technology, whether for internal use or sale. Other finalists this year included Milliken & Company for a fire resistant polyester and Clemson University's Department of Materials Science and Engineering for a self healing polymer. "Our team was proud just to be recognized as a finalist along with Milliken and Clemson University for the Technology Development Award. We are honored to have won against such incredible competition," said John Carrington, CEO at ZVerse. About ZVerse: ZVerse makes 3D printing simple and affordable for businesses with our turnkey 3D printing platform, LAYR. Our technology is the perfect solution for institutions looking to expand into 3D printing. Features include industry-specific modules for 3D content automation, an improved user interface, access to ZVerse customer acquisition tools, 2D-to-3D automation, and workflow management. The suite of 3D print solutions is supported by expert consultation and a full-scale 3D print service bureau for those who do not have 3D printers on site. Learn more at www.zverse.com.