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Here’s A Better Look At MakerBot’s New 3D Printers Here’s A Better Look At MakerBot’s New 3D Printers

At CES 2014, 3D printers were generating some of the biggest buzz at the show. The two big guys – 3D Systems and MakerBot – were both showing off the new 3D printers that will define 2014. While 3D Systems …

Makie Lab Shows Off Its 3D Printed Toys At CES Makie Lab Shows Off Its 3D Printed Toys At CES
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Early last year, Makie Lab entered the 3D printing scene with a super cool idea – 3D printed toys. In essence, they took Build-A-Bear Workshop and made it even more customizable thanks to the versatility of 3D printers. Now they’re …

Here’s More Info On 3D Systems’ ChefJet Food 3D Printer Here’s More Info On 3D Systems’ ChefJet Food 3D Printer

At CES, 3D Systems announced that it would be getting into food printing market with the ChefJet 3D printer. The machine layers liquified sugar to create candy, cake toppers and other tasty treats. The ChefJet is being marketed to professional …

XYZprinting To Launch $499 3D Printer In March XYZprinting To Launch $499 3D Printer In March

In mid-December, Chinese manufacturer New Kinpo Group announced they would be bringing an affordable 3D printer to the North American market through its XYZprinting business. At CES this week, the company unveiled a few more details regarding its North American …

Martha Stewart Shops For A 3D Printer At CES Martha Stewart Shops For A 3D Printer At CES

3D printers were out in full force at CES this year as companies from all around the world hoped to prove their worth to attendees and the media. Little did these companies expect that they would have to prove themselves …

3D Systems Hires will.i.am As Chief Creative Officer 3D Systems Hires will.i.am As Chief Creative Officer

It’s not uncommon to see tech companies pay celebrities millions of dollars to become their “Chief Creative Officer.” Despite what the company may say, it’s just an endorsement deal that allows them to slap a recognizable face on their products. …

3D Systems Brings 3D Printers To The Kitchen With ChefJet 3D Systems Brings 3D Printers To The Kitchen With ChefJet
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Since 3D printers went mainstream, people have wanted to know when they can print food. After all, it would be super cool to shrink your kitchen down to a single machine. Well, we’re not quite there yet, but 3D Systems …

These Are The Top 10 Trending 3D Printers Of January These Are The Top 10 Trending 3D Printers Of January

3D Hubs was arguably the greatest thing to happen to the Maker movement in 2013. Not only did it give makers an easy outlet to share their 3D printers with the community, but it also let us get a pretty …

MakerBot Announces Three New 3D Printers MakerBot Announces Three New 3D Printers

3D Systems kicked off CES this year with the announcement of its triple-head extruder CubePro 3D printer. MakerBot was expected to announce its own new 3D printer at the show, but nobody expected it to announce three. At CES, MakerBot …

3D Systems Announces The CubePro 3D Printer 3D Systems Announces The CubePro 3D Printer

3D Systems has been one of the more successful 3D printer companies out there thanks to its affordable Cube desktop 3D printer. Now the company has gone and done it again with a Cube successor that manages to pack in …

3D Systems Enters The Toy Industry With Its Acquisition Of Gentle Giant Studios 3D Systems Enters The Toy Industry With Its Acquisition Of Gentle Giant Studios
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3D printers have the potential to revolutionize a number of industries, especially the toy industry. With 3D printers, toy manufacturers can more easily prototype new designs and even inexpensively create toys using the machines. Now one of the largest 3D …

America Makes Had A Stellar Year In 2013 America Makes Had A Stellar Year In 2013

America Makes, formerly The National Additive Manufacturing Innovative Institute, was formed in 2012 at the behest of President Obama to start investing in 3D printing and other methods of additive manufacturing. The idea was that this increased focus on 3D …

Another SLA 3D Printer Looks To Kickstarter For Funding Another SLA 3D Printer Looks To Kickstarter For Funding

In 2012, Formlabs broke all kinds of Kickstarter records when its Form 1 SLA 3D printer brought in almost $3 million. They key to its success lied in Formlabs’ ability to offer an SLA 3D printer, which normally costs thousands …

Here’s A 3D Printed Robot That Can 3D Print Objects Here’s A 3D Printed Robot That Can 3D Print Objects
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In 2013, we saw the rise of the 3D printed robot. Now students are looking to complete the cycle by making a 3D printed robot that can double as a 3D printer. A group of students in San Francisco have …

We Could See A 3D Printed Liver By Next Year We Could See A 3D Printed Liver By Next Year

One of the most ambitious uses of 3D printers today is the creation of working organs. Researchers have already come a long way in making organ tissue with 3D printers, but getting it to work is the hard part. One …

3D Printers Help Create Art That Would Have Been Impossible Otherwise 3D Printers Help Create Art That Would Have Been Impossible Otherwise
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Over the last year, 3D printers have proven that they are versatile enough to meet the demands of both industry and design. In fact, fashion designers have already been pushing the limits of 3D printed design with shoes and dresses. …

3D Printers Had A Great Year In 2013 3D Printers Had A Great Year In 2013
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3D printing has been around for over two decades now, but it has really come into its own these past few years. You could even argue that 2013 was the year that 3D printing went mainstream with the release of …

Snap 3D Printer Brings Modular Design To 3D Printers Snap 3D Printer Brings Modular Design To 3D Printers

When buying 3D printers, you have two options – you can either buy a kit or a pre-assembled printer. If you don’t have much experience with building electronics, you might want to go with the pre-assembled unit. Unfortunately, pre-assembled units …

3D Systems Buys A Chunk Of Xerox For $32.5 Million 3D Systems Buys A Chunk Of Xerox For $32.5 Million

3D Systems has been on a roll over the past few years with it acquiring a number of 3D printer startups and technologies to bolster its own offerings. Now the company is going after a piece of one of the …

Teach Your Kid About 3D Printing With This Children’s Book Teach Your Kid About 3D Printing With This Children’s Book

Generally speaking, children books are intended to teach a lesson of some sort. They can also be used to inspire our children to follow their dreams. A new book from Carla Diana does both. A new children’s book called Leo …

The Cheap Asian 3D Printer Rivals Are Here The Cheap Asian 3D Printer Rivals Are Here
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Over the last few years, we’ve seen the price of 3D printers drop dramatically as key patents expire or the cost of components decrease. They still cost quite a bit of money, however, as much of the manufacturing and labor …