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It’s difficult to believe it was only a year ago that 3D printers became a common sight at CES. They are back again this year,…
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3D printing is slowly moving out of plastics and into, well, anything. MakerBot got in on the shift Tuesday at CES with…
3D printing might be an emerging industry, but there are already an overwhelming amount of options. Which one is best for you depends on exactly how you will be using the machine.
MakerBot president Jenny Lawton will step up to lead the five-year-old company, which was purchased by Stratasys last year.
The Form 1+ was up and running within five minutes of coming out of its box. It’s a beautiful and surprisingly easy to use option for an SLA 3D printer.
Now for sale at Amazon, Radioshack and Staples, 3D printers are getting less and less difficult to find. Home Depot became the latest retailer to…
MakerBot’s first partner is Modio, an app that makes it easy to create 3D-printable toys.
The printer looks a lot like earlier versions of MakerBot’s Replicator 3D printer and has dual extruders; an unusual feature for the price.
Pirate3D says it will screen files submitted to Treasure Island to ensure they are compatible with FDM desktop printers.
SLS patents expired this year in January and March, and another will expire in June. But the world has yet to see a wave of SLS printers rivaling the FDM and SLA printers flooding the market.
How do you create a harmonious hackerspace? A co-founder of the Brooklyn-based space thinks they have come up with a pretty good answer.
MakerBot will also offer a new mobile app and desktop software suite to further refine the process of designing and sending an object to one of its 3D printers.
HP has had a series of tumultuous ups and downs over the last decade. Entering the 3D printing market could represent a renewed focus on what matters for the company.
By now, we’ve all heard of 3D printing. But before they have a chance of making their way into everyone’s home, here are some features companies need to master.
In a recent sit-down conversation, Pettis said MakerBot doesn’t have any plans to manufacture different styles of printers. His main goal is to make 3D printing as accessible as possible.
The device is handheld and $1,000 cheaper than MakerBot’s Digitizer scanner.
As VP of finance at MakerBot, Larry White helped build a market leader. Now he hopes to replicate that success at DigitalOcean.
I finally convinced my computer and a 3D printer to play nice together. But the aging 3D printer might have deeper problems than I suspected.
Layer by layer, 3D printers build objects out of gooey plastic. Here’s how the process works, plus a few professional technologies that could soon be available to the average maker.
The scanner will work with objects up to 8 inches across and compete with affordable devices that have been raising funds on crowdfunding sites.
Microsoft is currently selling MakerBot’s popular desktop printer, bundled with a service plan, online for $2,549.
3D printing advocates say that eventually every home will have a 3D printer. With the way the user experience is moving, they could be right.
3D printing is hot and there is no better proof than Startasys’ decision to acquire MakerBot in a deal worth upto $604 million. MakerBot will continue to independently produce products, such as its popular Replicator 2. The deal creates a 3D printing powerhouse.
Have you ever wondered how long it would take to print a house? Brick by brick it would take more than two centuries, according to one equation.
We take a photo tour around Makerbot’s new 3D printer factory in Brooklyn.
The annual SXSW Interactive festival kicked off on Friday with a call to makers, designers, and creators to build devices and hardware. In a new twist, the physical world is outshining the virtual one.
I’ve craved a 3-D printer for ages, but the superb MakerBot Replicator is out of my price range at $2,199. Maybe the Portabee is a better choice to get started printing small 3-D objects: It’s portable and costs $480 in an unassembled kit.