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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 […]

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 […]