Posts tagged: MakerBot

Free 3-D Printers a Hit at OSU

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 Feb 27, 2015

Ohio State University is doubling its pleasure by allowing students and faculty to use state-of-the-art print technology for free. Read more »

3D Printing at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show

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 Jan 13, 2014

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held January 7th to 10th in Las Vegas, is a chance for the public to see the newest electronic products that are making their way to homes and nearby retailers in the near future.  This year’s show had several key themes, such as 4K Screen Resolution, mobile computing, and smartphones, but one of the most talked about technologies was 3D printing. Major announcements from MakerBot and 3D Systems created show buzz while highlighting next steps in the evolution of these technologies. The presence of 3D printing at CES gives InfoTrends time to reflect on how far 3D printing has come in the past few years, and what the future impact of these new product announcements will be.

Figure 1: CES 3D Sytems Booth - Source: vosizneias.com

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Stratasys Acquires MakerBot

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 Jun 25, 2013

Stratasys, one of the largest 3D printer vendors, has acquired Brooklyn, NY based 3D print vendor MakerBot. This acquisition is a defining moment for the 3D printing industry, not only because it brings together two system vendors, but also because of the value of MakerBot’s Thingiverse.com online community.

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