At Burning Man this year, you can be 3D scanned, and then have your 3D printed figurine delivered to you via drone, guided by GPS. It’s called PRoject Blue Sky.
Price check ceramic, elastic, glass, metal, plaster, plastic, precious metal and sandstone 3D model printing from i.Materialise, Kraftwurx, Ponoko, Shapeways and Sculpteo. Instantly!
Objet’s Tuan Tranpham sent us two graphics he created that provide an overview and matrix of the 3D printer market.
We’re seeing many new 3D printing shops opening up. VentureBeat noticed and profiled one such company named Moddler. Watch the video.
3D printing service Shapeways has announced a $6.2 million funding round, plus that they have 3D printed and sold one million objects.
i.materialise has introduced Gold Plated Stainless Steel, which lets you gold dip any 3D printed stainless steel model for only six dollars.
Pete Reynolds highlights what he believes to be the top three items, created and for sale, on 3D printing service bureau Shapeways.
Christopher Barnatt decided to try this using the service provided by i.Materialise to create a metal model of a carbon nanotube structure built in the 3D package LightWave.
The Economist’s Special Report on 3D printing includes two excellent videos interviews on the future of digital manufacturing.