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The Makerbot Replicator+ is still the easiest 3D printer on the market

3D printing is in a bit of a doldrums. The novelty has worn off and the limited utility of the technology has been made clear. The bloom is especially off the rose of home 3D printing thanks to slow improvements in the actual technology involved in squirting plastic into clever shapes. 1,032 more words


Higher volume and speed with MakerBot Replicator+

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

The MakerBot Replicator+, which was launched last month, is the sixth and latest addition to MakerBot’s Replicator line of desktop 3D printers. 654 more words


The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: 3D Printing

When historians look back at the Maker Movement and document its origins, they will certainly include the advent of 3D Printing at the start. 3D printing is a true “head turner,” it provides excitement and awe for many who are not familiar with the movement and technology. 492 more words


I definitely think having these machines, both 3D printers and laser cutters (essentially both are glorified glue guns and scissor saws right) accessible to the public for low costs is a winning plan.

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3D Printing: Gaining Insights at IMTS and TCT

As head of global analysis and research at CONTEXT I probably spend more time than I’d like in front of a computer screen. But as any analyst will tell you, staring at online spreadsheets is only part of the job. 616 more words

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Sprintti 4 - Johtopäätöksiä 3D tulostuksen alustatalouteen ja post-it lappuja

Sprintti 4 alkoi 14:30. Nyt on saatu kasaan se mitä ohjaajan kanssa perjantaina sovittiin. Huomenna online palaveri jossa käydään tuotokset läpi sekä katsotaan seuraavat stepit. Niitä silmällä pitäen olen jo muutaman kysymyksen työn keskellä laittanut, eli mielessä on mistä jatketaan. 129 more words


Makerbot doubles-down on its sure bets, professionals and teachers

The promise of premium home 3D printing hasn’t panned out. Hobbyist printers are common and cheap these days – there are plenty of models at around $500, the price of a really good laser printer… 475 more words