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Forget 3D-Printed Knick-Knacks: The Maker Movement Is Entering a New Phase

Even while working as a software engineer at Microsoft, Dan Shapiro felt the need to do something with his hands. He had gone to school intending to be a physicist but switched to engineering, he says, because he found that he liked fixing machines better than using them. 1,883 more words


Our Nottingham 3D Print Centre

John E Wright takes 3D printing to Sign & Digital 2016.

John E Wright launched their first 3D Print Centre in Nottingham at the beginning of February this year.  523 more words

3D Print Centre

3D Printering: Makerbot's Class Action Suit Dismissed

This time last year, Stratasys, parent company of Makerbot, was implicated in a class action suit. Investors claimed Stratasys violated securities laws, and overstated both the performance of the 5th generation of Makerbot printers and the performance of the company itself. 355 more words


Students' 3D-printed fungarium and Martian mini-farm win NASA 'Star Trek Replicator Challenge'

NASA believes the children are our future. Why else would it ask them for ideas about how to feed astronauts in 2050? The nationwide “Star Trek Replicator” contest… 323 more words


How MakerBot and 3Dponics are Sparking Interest in Hydroponics

Building your own hydroponics system just became even more educational and fun. The 3Dponics Customizer  is now a MakerBot-Ready App—one of just nine apps, featured by MakerBot, that make exploring 3D printing both instructive and enjoyable. 438 more words


HP is finally going to start making 3D printers

The world’s biggest printer company is finally ready to make the leap into the third dimension.

HP (the technology half of the former company Hewlett-Packard) announced today that it will be releasing two industrial 3D printers that it claims will produce objects ten times faster and half as expensively as any similar printer on the market. 740 more words

The MakerBot Obituary

MakerBot is not dead, but it is connected to life support waiting for a merciful soul to pull the plug.

This week, MakerBot announced it would lay off its entire manufacturing force, outsourcing the manufacturing of all MakerBot printers to China. 2,063 more words