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The Desire Engine: Machine Learning and 3D Printing

Machine learning will impossibly transform our world. I say “impossibly” because we can not foresee the implications and changes that artificial general intelligence will bring to bear on society. The…

IMTS 2022: 3D Printing Software with CASTOR and Dyndrite

Last week, I got to visit one of my favorite cities, Chicago, to attend my first International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS). The biennial event is the largest, longest-running industry trade…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 8, 2022: Boosting Startups, Expansion in the Middle East, and More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we have lots of business, as Titomic enters the Middle Eastern markets in a new reseller partnership. Metafold has secured $500,000 CAD in pre-seed…

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Interview: Materialise Acquires Identify3D to Bring Security to 3D Printing Software

Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) has bought additive manufacturing (AM) software firm Identify3D and will integrate its security features into its own recently launched CO-AM platform. The company hopes that it will…

3DXpert 3D Printing Software Now Easily Accessible to Altair Users

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) subsidiary Oqton has announced that it is expanding the software it offers through the Altair Partner Alliance (APA) to include 3DXpert and 3DXpert DfAM (Design for…

3DPOD Episode 118: Intelligent Large Format 3D Printing with Daghan Cam, Ai Build Founder and CEO

When Daghan Cam founded AI Build, the firm’s technology was a made up of a single 3D printer attached to a robotic arm for large scale polymer parts. The team…

3DPOD Episode 117: 3D Printing Software, DfAM, and More with Duann Scott, Bits to Atoms

Duann Scott is an industrial-designer-turned-business-development specialist who has worked for such illustrious firms as Shapeways, Autodesk, and nTopology. In our interview with him, he talks fluidly about his vision for…

Carbon Acquires 3D Printing Software Startup ParaMatters

Carbon, the Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of additive manufacturing (AM) platforms, announced its acquisition of ParaMatters, a software as a services (SaaS) company providing solutions for the 3d printing sector. Carbon…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 30, 2022: 3D Printed Seafood & Car Accessories & More

We’re starting with event news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Formlabs has opened registration for its fifth annual User Summit this fall. Moving on, MeaTech and Umami Meats…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 27, 2022: Standards, Software, & Research

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, a proposed standard from ASTM International would define filament properties. Mango 3D announced a major update for its Lychee slicer. Finally, on to research,…

AutoPrint3D Brings More Automation to 3D Printer Farms

AutoPrint3D is a new 3D printing automation from 3DQue for all 3D printers based on Merlin firmware, including unmodified systems and those with part removal tools and routines. With an…

CASTOR Now Analyzes 2D Files for 3D Printability

Israeli firm CASTOR has updated its part identification software so that it can now analyze 2D files, in addition to 3D models. The software can now recommend 3D printing costs,…

3D Printing the Metaverse: Where Are the Additive Opportunities?

As a concept, the metaverse is gaining ground. After being popularized by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, countless articles have been written about it. A cynic may very well think that,…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 14, 2022: Sales, Security, Medical Devices, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll take care of business first, as 3YOURMIND announced its Chief Operations Officer and Meltio announced a new sales partner. Ultimaker received an important…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 7, 2022: Software Release, Extended Reality Training, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business, as Meltio has appointed its latest service bureau and SelfCAD launched an affiliate program. Moving on, Hyperganic’s AI-based algorithmic design…

Online 3D Printing Service Sculpteo Announces New CEO

Sculpteo, BASF’s French 3D printing service, announced that the company’s new CEO is industrial designer Alexandre d’Orsetti. Promoted from in-house, d’Orsetti was previously the head of Sulpteo’s design studio for…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 23, 2022: New Software, DfAM Course, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Lithoz is introducing a new technology and printer, and Artec 3D has launched an update to its Studio software. Finally, on to partnerships, as…

Saint-Gobain Launches Parametric 3D Printed Stairs

As with bridges, people seem to have a particular affinity for 3D printed stairs. With good reason: aside from just being eye-catching structures, the ability to print things like bridges…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 16, 2022: Lawsuit, Software, & Aerospace Case Studies

First up in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll share the latest update in the Continuous Composites lawsuit against Markforged. Next, nTopology has released an advanced lattice generation tool. Finally,…

Prodways Enters Into 3D Printer Distribution Partnership with Dental Axess

Prodways Group, French manufacturer of the MOVINGLight 3D printing platform, has announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Dental Axess, a Swiss provider of software solutions for…

Materialise CEO Talks 3D Printing Software and Ethics at RAPID+TCT

With the newest release of its Magics software and its new CO-AM platform, Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) is demonstrating how it continues to mature with the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. On…

3DPOD Episode 109: Part Costing and Optimization with Omer Blaier, CASTOR CEO & Founder

Israeli firm CASTOR analyses parts. It can then tell you if the part is printable, how much it would cost in different 3D printing technologies, on which part you can…