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MakerBot Announces Shipment of First MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanners

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MakerBot starts shipping MakerBot® Digitizer™ Desktop 3D Scanner to customers, who were the first to pre-order it, this week. Basically, the MakerBot Digitizer quickly turns the things into 3D models then you can edit, improve, share and 3D print. The MakerBot Digitizer will also be available for purchase at the MakerBot Retail Store in New York City, located at 298 Mulberry Street, ... Read More »

MakerBot Brings Architecture and 3D Printing Together

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MakerBot, one of the World’s top 10 most innovative companies in consumer electronics, is kicking-off the annual month-long festival of architecture with a special 3D printing professional lecture, will provide attendees with an inside look at how architects are utilizing 3D printing to help visualize building projects and showcase their designs, with noted designer W. Scott Allen of Perkins+Will. This lecture is ... Read More »

Robohand Uses 3D Printing to Replace Lost Digits

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Richard Van As, a South African carpenter, lost four fingers to a circular saw two years ago       He was unable to afford the tens of thousands of dollars to get a myoelectric hand, which detects a muscle’s electric impulses to activate an artificial limb.     “After my accident, I was in pain, but wouldn’t take painkillers. I ... Read More »

A 3D Printed Dress Using MakerBot Flexible Filament for New York’s Fashion Week

The Verlan Dress, designed by Francis Bitonti of the famed Dita Dress, is the first creation to ever use MakerBot Flexible Filament, a new filament material made out of polyester.     “We are very excited about the development of MakerBot Flexible Filament,” said Bre Pettis, MakerBot’s CEO. Pettis noted that MakerBot Flexible Filament is a 1.75mm filament that flexes and moves after it ... Read More »

MakerBot Unveils the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner

3D Scanner - Digitizer

You can now quickly turn the things in your world into 3D models that you can modify, improve, share, and 3D print with The MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner. This is a fast and easy way for anyone to create 3D models MakerBot, the leader in Desktop 3D Printing, announced the availability of the MakerBot Digitizer on its website.                   MakerBot CEO ... Read More »

Microsoft Confirms Easy 3D Printing With Windows 8.1

Microsoft announced that the Windows 8.1 update will have built-in support for 3D printing. They say that making a 3D object on your PC will be as easy as writing a document in Word and sending it to print. Just as desktop publishing transformed how we write, we think desktop manufacturing will transform how we create.     Read more at TechNet ... Read More »