Tag: 3D Systems

Derby the dog gets new legs from 3D printing

Derby the dog gets new legs from 3D printing

Custom orthotics allow disabled dog to run for the first time. [Editor’s Note: There is a link to a YouTube video about Derby at the end of the article.] A New Hampshire dog born with deformed front legs is running for the first time, thanks to kindhearted humans who used 3D technology to create a […]

By December 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
3D Systems to acquire Cimatron for $97 million

3D Systems to acquire Cimatron for $97 million

Software from the CAM, mold, and tool-and-die software expert will be adapted for 3D printing. 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of CAM software developer Cimatron (NASDAQ: CIMT) in a deal valued at approximately $97 million. Cimatron software support computer aided milling and manufacturing […]

By November 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
New 3D Systems ProX 400 offers high-capacity metal printing

New 3D Systems ProX 400 offers high-capacity metal printing

Sometimes, you just gotta have metal; the ProX 400 should debut to high demand. 3D Systems is introducing its latest industrial direct metal printing (DMP) system, the ProX 400. Designed for creating high-quality end-use metal parts, the ProX 400 can create parts up to 500 X 500 X 500 mm3 (19 11/16 inches each dimension) without the […]

By November 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Art and technology come together at the Whitney Jeff Koons retrospective

Art and technology come together at the Whitney Jeff Koons retrospective

Jeff Koons worked with Direct Dimensions and spent 8 years creating a version of the Liberty Bell. The piece was first shown at the Koons Retrospective at the Whitney.

Autodesk reveals impatience with 3D printing innovation rate

Autodesk reveals impatience with 3D printing innovation rate

Introducing a new software platform and a reference design for a 3D printer, Autodesk wants to shake things up in 3D printing the way Google shook up the smartphone market.   Today Autodesk jumped with both feet into the 3D printing industry, with a software platform meant to simplify connecting CAD to printers, and a […]

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 […]