We are very proud to announce that we have won the Google Research Award for our research in 3D scanning, object reconstruction and appearance modelling. With this award Google supports cutting-edge research in Computer Science and Engineering with the aim of identifying and supporting world-class, full-time research of mutual interests. The award was granted to the Augmented Vision group for their outstanding work in new methods to fast and systematic 3D modelling and rendering of object appearance.For more information on the OrCaM-system, please visit our project page under http://av.dfki.de/orcam or check out our videos on YouTube: