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New 3D Systems ProJet 1200 commoditizes precision small parts manufacturing

New 3D Systems ProJet 1200 commoditizes precision small parts manufacturing

Dental and jewelry are the obvious applications, but a precision micro-SLA 3D printer the size of a coffee maker for $4,900 will find a lot of uses. Most of the chatter in the 3D printing world for the last year or so has been about the hobbyist market, but the vendors all know their bread-and-butter [...]

New Creative Cloud update includes 3D print button for Photoshop and new features across design apps

New Creative Cloud update includes 3D print button for Photoshop and new features across design apps

 Adobe’s new year updates for Creative Cloud design apps includes 3D printing as well as OpenCL support, added 3D tools in Photoshop, seamless Typekit access and more.  Adobe has been updating the Creative Cloud products throughout the year and the company has seen steady growth in its subscription numbers. With the start of the new [...]

3D Systems to acquire Xerox research group

3D Systems to acquire Xerox research group

The $32.5 million deal grew out of a 15-year partnership that gave 3D Systems its ProJet technology.  Why would Xerox sell off such an accomplished engineering group? 3D Systems (3DS) said today it will acquire the Xerox product design, engineering, and chemistry group based in Wilsonville, Oregon. 3D Systems will pay $32.5 million in cash [...]

By December 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Geomagic Capture brings professional scan-design to the desktop

Geomagic Capture brings professional scan-design to the desktop

Scan-to-model bundle is pitched at design and manufacturing engineers, designers, and quality control. The Geomagic division of 3D Systems is launching a new line of 3D scanners and related software for professional scan-based design and quality inspection on the desktop. Geomagic Capture comes in six configurations based on the design software to be used with the [...]

By November 12, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
3D printing inventor Chuck Hull receives Stibitz Award

3D printing inventor Chuck Hull receives Stibitz Award

Thirty years after inventing stereolithography, Hull still ‘humbled and exhilarated’ by the result. Chuck Hull, inventor of 3D printing and founder of 3D Systems, was honored with the George R. Stibitz Computer and Communications Award yesterday. Hull invented the original 3D printing technology, Stereolithography (SLA), and led the development of the .stl file format, which [...]

3D Systems acquires The Sugar Lab for confection printing

3D Systems acquires The Sugar Lab for confection printing

Husband and wife architects used the studio 3D printer to top a cupcake; the rest is culinary history. 3D Systems has acquired The Sugar Lab, a small company which has created a way to use 3D printing for edible confections using real sugar. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Sugar Lab adopted 3D Systems’ Color Jet [...]

By September 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
3D Systems launches consumer 3D sculpting software

3D Systems launches consumer 3D sculpting software

$129 Cubify Sculpt is based on Sensable volumetric CAD engine.   3D Systems  today launched Cubify Sculpt, virtual clay sculpting software designed to simplify 3D modeling from a complex, skills-centric design experience to simple, intuitive sculpting. The software will sell for $129, but is currently available for a 14-day free trial. Cubify Sculpt is based on [...]

3D Systems revenue sets quarterly record

3D Systems revenue sets quarterly record

It was the core business of selling 3D printers that drove the results, not the many recent software acquisitions. 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) saw second quarter 2013 revenue grow 45% from the prior year to $120.8 million. The rise was driven by a 108% increase in printers’ and other products revenue and 30% overall organic growth. [...]

3D Systems acquires TeamPlatform

3D Systems acquires TeamPlatform

Collaborative workspaces are the new frontier for CAD. 3D Systems now has all the fundamental pieces for its fifth growth initiative. 3D Systems has acquired TeamPlatform, a cloud-based, collaborative design and project management platform. 3D Systems plans to immediately integrate the TeamPlatform technology into both its professional and consumer offerings, including Geomagic Solutions and Cubify.com. TeamPlatform allows product design, [...]

3D Systems forms strategic alliance with consulting firm Deloitte

3D Systems forms strategic alliance with consulting firm Deloitte

The two will jointly create regional solution centers to promote 3D in manufacturing. 3D printing systems vendor 3D Systems has entered in to an exclusive strategic alliance with manufacturing and supply chain consulting firm Deloitte to help businesses develop implementation strategies for using 3D printing solutions. In a joint statement, the two companies say they [...]