3D Software

Michigan Tech Develops Open Source Smart Vision for 3D Printing Quality Control

Monitoring and quality control systems are becoming more widespread in additive manufacturing as a means of ensuring repeatability and aiming for first-time-right parts. A greater need for quality control are…

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HP and Dyndrite Partner to Create Next Generation 3D Printing Solutions

Seattle startup Dyndrite announced a strategic new partnership with Hewlett Packard (HP) to license Dyndrite’s geometric kernel technology and power the next generation cloud and edge-based digital manufacturing solutions. By…

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At Boston Children’s Hospital Aerospace 3D Modeling Tools Help Surgeons Repair Hearts

Pediatric heart surgeon David Hoganson has been repairing congenital heart disease through innovation ever since he joined the staff at Boston Children’s Hospital in 2014. As a cardiac surgeon with…

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3DEXPERIENCE: A Virtual Journey, Part 1

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this year’s 3DEXPERIENCE Forum by Dassault Systèmes had to be re-imagined as a virtual event, just like so many other conferences. At 1 pm…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, August 2, 2020

It’s another busy week in the 3D printing industry that’s packed full of webinars and virtual events, ranging in topics from medical materials and flexible electronics to polypropylene and market…

Image-Guided Surgery Solutions from Philips Feature 3D Printing and AR

At the first online meeting of the Foundation Institute of Development and Integration of Health (IDIS) Innovation Committee in Spain, Phillips presented its latest solutions in terms of image-guided surgery,…

Additive Flow Seeking Applicants for 3D Printing Software Beta Program

UK software startup Additive Flow, founded in 2017, emerged from stealth mode this winter with its FormFlow AM optimization software, which helps users use parametric design for 3D printable parts…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 25, 2020: MakerBot, ANSYS, Sintavia, Nexa3D & Henkel

We’re all business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs! MakerBot has a new distribution partner, and ANSYS is launching a new product. Sintavia has acquired an additional Arcam 3D printer…

e-Xstream Integrates Senvol Database for Improved 3D Printing Processes

Luxembourg-headquartered e-Xstream engineering recently added Senvol Database to its 10X Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) solution, unleashing a wealth of benefits regarding information centered around additive manufacturing. As a part of…

TOffeeAM raises £1 million for AI Topology Optimization Tool for 3D Printing

TOffeeAM, launched from Imperial College’s Techcelerate program, recently secured £1 million in seed funding. The funding was primarily led by IQ Capital, together with Entrepreneur First, the Royal Academy of…

HOOPS and Proplanner Combine 3D Model Data and PLM to Realize Industry 4.0

Oregon company Tech Soft 3D, with offices also in California, England, France, and Japan, is a provider of engineering software development kits (SDKS) through its HOOPS Platform, and offers other…

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4X Production for Dental 3D Printing Achieved via 3D Systems’ Auto-Stacking Feature

The benefits of high throughput automated workflows have been a big part of the success behind 3D printed dental aligners. The customizable products were one of the first in the…

DNA.am Acquires GROW Software, Protecting AM Data

“Our Mission: to overcome adoption methods of additive manufacturing surrounding design, manufacturing, and build validation.” – Grow.am As an industry that has skyrocketed into the billions upon hitting the mainstream…

Logitech and Realize Medical Partner to Enhance Medical VR

Canadian medical virtual reality (VR) startup Realize Medical has announced a collaboration with Logitech, a renowned Swiss-based manufacturer of computer accessories and software. The partnership is designed to enhance Realize…

New Ultimaker Essentials 3D Printing Software Targeted at Enterprises

You’re likely already familiar with Ultimaker’s versatile suite of Cura software. Now, the Dutch professional 3D printing company has launched a software solution that’s meant to help customers get past…

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3DTrust Releases Intelligent Powder Management Solution for Quality Control

3DTrust is a five-year-old startup that began in Munich. In the beginning, the team was one of a crop of startups that wanted to secure the digital supply chain. Through…

MSC Apex Generative Design 2020: First-Time-Right 3D Printed Parts

MSC Software (a subsidiary of Hexagon, the publicly-traded Swedish tech giant with a market cap of $21.6 billion), known worldwide for their simulation software (including for AM), has just announced…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 28, 2020: Autodesk, Sinterit, BCN3D Technologies

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about software and hardware. First, Autodesk has added a new generative design extension. Sinterit has made some changes so its printers are…

Facilitate Efficient 3D Print Management in Schools with GrabCAD Shop Software

Purchased by Stratasys back in 2014, GrabCAD is essentially a file sharing service for CAD models, but it’s grown into much more over the years. The free platform features forums…

US Air Force Uses Senvol ML Software to Qualify Multi-Laser 3D Printing Systems

Over the last few years, Senvol, which provides data to help companies implement additive manufacturing into their workflows, has put a good deal of focus into military applications. Back in…

Additive Manufacturing Software Represents $3.7 Billion Opportunity in 2027

SmarTech Analysis has put out its most recent report, “Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing Software Markets 2020”, which relays some surprising data about the segment.  The market research firm anticipates pretty…

SHINING 3D Releases Multifunctional, Handheld EinScan Pro HD 3D Scanner

Hangzhou, China-based SHINING 3D is releasing the latest member of its multifunctional, handheld EinScan Pro 3D scanner series, the EinScan Pro HD. Framed as able to accurately capture high resolution…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, June 12, 2020

In this week’s 3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, 3DEO is holding a webinar called “Manufacturing the Future” on June 16th, and Nexa3D is hosting a leadership forum in…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 10, 2020: 3D Systems, nTopology, Jellypipe

We’re discussing an upcoming event and some business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. 3D Systems is holding a virtual trade show next month. nTopology and Yamaichi have signed…