The new design-to-print workflow automates the process of preparing 3D models for printing and accepts major CAD program formats in addition to STL. Stratasys has unveiled its long-awaited repurposing of GrabCAD, which it acquired in 2014, with today’s announcement of GrabCAD Cloud. Stratasys says GrabCAD Cloud will speed time-to-print significantly, by focusing on the pain […]
The 3MF consortium has reached an important milestone with the participation of key members including 3D Systems, Stratasys, Siemens PLM, SLM Solutions, and Materialise. Meanwhile, Microsoft has figured out a new way to do standards with the Joint Development Foundation.
PDM has gone from a sleepy side venture to a main attraction. GrabCAD announced today that starting immediately GrabCAD Workbench will be free for all users. Initially released as a free extension of GrabCAD Community, Workbench became a revenue product late in 2013. GrabCAD has not disclosed how many Workbench customers it has gained, […]
Reselling a Stratasys printer went nowhere; this time HP will come to market with a truly innovative platform. HP has introduced new 3D printing technology which it will bring to market over the next 15 months. HP Multi Jet Fusion is a technology based on its recently introduced Thermal Inkjet technology. It uses a new […]
Maya 3D, Adobe After Effects, and a Stratasys Fortus 360mc printer were the tools to create the short film. Recently graduated from Northumbria University (UK) with a degree in filmmaking, Fin Crowther found himself with time on his hands while looking for work. Crowther decided to take advantage of available technology and do a study […]
Fast-growing cloud-based 3D collaboration platform will remain CAD neutral. 3D printing manufacturer Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) today says it will acquire GrabCAD, the popular website community and collaboration platform for product design. The deal will be all-cash, but other terms were not announced. The acquisition is expected to close before the end of the month. GrabCAD […]
The Connex3 has a name straight out of robocop and sci-fi capabilities to boot.
$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 […]
Stratasys needed a better retail product line; MakerBot needed to grow. Industrial 3D printing manufacturer Stratasys will acquire desktop 3D printer vendor MakerBot through a merger agreement, the two companies announced today. The deal has an initial value of $403 million, but earned pay-outs could raise the value over time by another $201 million. MakerBot, […]
The quarter benefits from the merger with Objet. The maker of 3D printers stands firm on its 2013 guidance. Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) reports record results for the first quarter of 2013, with revenue of $97.2 million, more than double 1Q12 revenue of $44.9 million. The large jump in year-over-year results is due to the 2012 […]