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Global 3D Scanners Giving a Huge Blow to the Consumer Market

3D scanner is an instrument which examines the real objects and environment, to collect data based on shape, geometry, and appearance. The collected data is then used to construct digital 3D replicas. 3D scanners are classified into two groups’ viz., non-contact scanning and contact scanning. Let’s see what has happened earlier in the 3D Printing world.   Twindom launched an ... Read More »

3D Systems expands its partnership with Japan’s Canon Marketing

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3D Systems announced today that Canon Marketing, part of the Canon group, joined its network of resellers in Japan. Canon expands its offerings to include all of 3D Systems’ advanced manufacturing portfolio with this move. This expansion proves that Canon aims to further growth through business creation and evolve into a service company. Canon will market and sell all of 3D ... Read More »

3D Printer Shows Potential of Recycling Old IT Equipment according to PHS Maxitech

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PHS Maxitech looks at the advantages of recycling e-waste over sending it to landfill since an inventor successfully generates the first 3D printer out of recycled electronic equipment, Kodjo Afate Gnikou, African inventor, designed a 3D printer using old electronic equipment, such as belts from old scanners, the case of a discarded desktop computer and bits of a diskette drive. Even though ... Read More »

HP enters 3D Printing Market by 2014

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Hewlett-Packard Development Co CEO Meg Whitman said in the Canalys Channels Forum in Bangkok that the company will enter the 3D printing market by 2014. “We are excited about 3D printing and want to lead this businesses as 3D printing now is in its infancy” Whitman said. “It is a big opportunity and we are all over it and we will have ... Read More »

LGS appointed authorised channel partner for 3D print manufacturer 3D Systems

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London LGS has announced their appointment as an authorised channel partner, which is part of LGS newly-expanded commercial strategy that includes a dedicated 3D printing division, for the CubeX and ProJet x60 series of 3D printers by leading manufacturer 3D Systems.   LGS Managing Director Chris Friend says: As the technology improves and becomes more affordable, were seeing increasing interest from our ... Read More »

3D Systems Cube 3D Printer Receives Japan’s Prestigious Good Design Award 2013

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3D Systems announced that the company’s first 3D printer for the home, Cube, has received the Good Design Award 2013 in the category of communication devices/equipment for individuals or home, by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion. The Good Design Award, established in Japan in 1957, is a comprehensive programme for the evaluation and encouragement of design. Over 1,000 entries were awarded from 3,400 ... Read More »

Airwolf 3D Partners with MatterHackers to Bring Fully-supported 3D Printing Software to Customers

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Airwolf 3D, designs and manufactures desktop 3D printers, today announced a new partnership with MatterHackers, Inc. that will see customers of Airwolf 3D’s printers, provided with a free, fully-supported, version of MatterControl Pro. In addition to providing an all-in-one 3D printing interface, MatterControl Pro is the first and only desktop 3D printing software to come with full phone and email support.   “Desktop 3D printers ... Read More »

Optomec Announces 100 percent Bookings Growth in First Half 2013 Financial Results

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Optomec, a leading global supplier of additive manufacturing systems for 3D Printed Metals and Printed Electronics, today reported financial results for its First Half ending June 30, 2013. The Company reported record order levels for both its LENS 3D Printers for Structural Metals and Aerosol Jet Systems for 3D Printed Electronics, representing a 100% increase in bookings compared to the same period last year. They ... Read More »

3D Systems Acquires The Sugar Lab

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3D Systems announced today that it has acquired The Sugar Lab, a start-up micro-design firm based in Los Angeles, California, dedicated to 3D printing customized, multi-dimensional, edible confections in real sugar. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Sugar Lab adopted 3D Systems’ Color Jet Printing (CJP) technology to print on a sugar bed using different flavored edible binders that ... Read More »

Obama Administration Prioritizing 3D Printing

The U.S. President Barack Obama is prioritizing the advancement of an innovative manufacturing agenda as he has announced that the creation of the National Network for Manufacturing and Innovation (NNMI), a $1 million proposal to create institutes across the nation to serve as regional hubs of manufacturing excellence that will help make U.S. manufacturers more competitive and encourage investment in the U.S, Business ... Read More »