3D Printing

MakerBot founder Bre Pettis heads back to the garage

Bold Machines, a new workshop in Brooklyn headed by MakerBot founder Bre Pettis and owned by Stratasys, is an entrepreneurial garage which plans to give gives architects, designers, and artists access to 3D-printing tools and expertise.

3D printing the 19th century

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/02/3-d-printing-the-19th-century/?smid=tw-share There are millions of U.S. patents now in the public domain, which means they are free for anyone to use. Martin…

MakerBot’s next goal: enabling 3-D printer-based businesses

MakerBot Industries’ Replicator 3-D printer has taken off after launching in January, quadrupling sales of the previous model. Now, CEO and co-founder Bre Pettis wants to encourage entrepreneurs to use Replicators to build businesses off the 3-D printer.

The future will be printed in 3-D

The house of the future will be outfitted with hundreds of products created on 3-D printers, everything from jewelry and home decor items to eventually more complex items like furniture or digital devices. It’s coming sooner than people think, said Peter Weijmarshausen, the CEO of Shapeways.

Want to Build Something Cool? Just Hit Print

It sounds like something out of science fiction, but 3D printing is becoming a reality. Shapeways, which makes objects out of plastic, metal and even glass, just closed a round of financing and some companies plan to make limbs and even entire houses using the process.