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 […]
Expenses due to the Objet merger forced Stratasys to post a fourth quarter net loss. Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) turned in solid numbers for its first quarter of operation following its late 2012 merger with Objet Ltd. Combined revenue for the fourth quarter of 2012 (ended December 31, 2012) was $96.4 million, up 23% compared […]