3D Software

3D Printing News Briefs, August 25, 2021: Software Beta, Self-Replicating Printer, & More

We’re starting with materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as XJet as announced the commercial availability of alumina ceramic. Moving on, Raise3D has announced the ideaMaker 4.2.0 beta, and…

3DPOD Episode 76: 3D Printing File Formats with 3MF Executive Director Luis Baldez

Luis Baldez is Senior Manager of Market Development for HP, but he’s also the Executive Director of the 3MF Consortium. 3MF is trying to get the 3D printing industry to…

CASTOR Closes $3.5M Deal for 3D Printing Software, with Xerox as Investor

Israeli startup CASTOR has secured a $3.5 million seed funding round that will allow the firm to further develop its unique software for identifying parts for 3D printing. In addition…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 19, 2021: Software Release, Medical Devices, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got an updated software release to tell you about, followed by news of a medical device startup using Nanofabrica’s Tera 250 micro AM…

Point of Care Medical 3D Printing Enabled by New RIZE Partnership

After the successful implementation of additive manufacturing (AM) in aerospace, medical 3D printing has been leading the charge for adoption for a number of applications. Among the most accessible is…

Multi-Material 3D Printing Optimized with Fraunhofer IGD’s Cuttlefish Software

Germany’s Fraunhofer network of institutes continue to advance the state of the art in 3D printing, this time for Stratasys PolyJet. The Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research (IGD) has…

Materialise Reports Higher Profits for Q2 2021, Revenue Up

After a pandemic-laden 2020, Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) is set to benefit in 2021 owing to a solid recovery from its medical and manufacturing segments. The Belgian software and 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 31, 2021: Student Racing and More

We’re covering a software release and new composite materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by 3D printing used in Formula Student racing, to make metrology components, and to…

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Epic Games Buys Sketchfab: Analysis

Epic Games has acquired Sketchfab, an online platform for displaying 3D content. The site has over 4 million files on display and 5 million members. With Sketchfab, companies, designers, and…

BCN3D Technologies Launches Stratos 3D Print Slicing Software Solution

Barcelona-based 3D printing solutions provider BCN3D Technologies has long been a leader in desktop systems, but also works to provide optimized 3D printing materials as well. Now the international company…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 14, 2021: Arash & MakerBot, PostProcess & Fraunhofer IAPT, BOFA & Atome3D, CADS Additive, BCN3D

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about a 3D printed hypercar, some partnerships and software, and a 3D printing course. Read on for all the details! Arash 3D…

SPEE3D’s 3D Printed Rocket Engine Project Gets AU$1.5M in Government Funding

Australian metal 3D printing company SPEE3D will receive more than AU$1.5 million ($1.1 million) in government funding to realize one of its most ambitious projects. Through its SPAC3D proposal, SPEE3D…

Intellegens Upgrades 3D Printing Deep Learning Software

As the first market research firm to publish a report on the rapidly evolving trend of automation in 3D printing, SmarTech Analysis noted how crucial new technologies like machine learning,…

Mixed Dimensions Releases SDK for 3D Printed “Made with Unity” Game Figurines

Venture-backed startup Mixed Dimensions, a leader in integrated reality and digital to physical 3D printed gaming collectibles, just announced that it’s joined the popular Unity cross-platform game engine’s Verified Solutions…

Parkway VC Launches $60M Fund Targeting Simulation and AI Startups

Emerging New York investment firm Parkway Venture Capital is raising up to $60 million for its second fund aimed at startups pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) and simulation developments to drive…

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Preparing Your Daz 3D Model for 3D Printing from Blender

Daz Studio is a free software that anyone can use, whether they have 3D sculpting experience or not, to create custom models for everything from video game development and animated…

Simpleware ScanIP Medical Software Receives 510(k) Clearance for 3D Printed Diagnostics

Synopsys, with its worldwide headquarters located in California and a score of other locations all across the globe, is focused on smart technology, and with more than 30 years in…

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Free Float: SLM Solutions Introduces Support-Free Metal 3D Printing Tool

In this past weekend’s webinar and event roundup, we told you about the online product launch that SLM Solutions (AM3D.DE) was inviting the industry to attend this week. The selective…

Auto-Fit Software Will Tailor 3D Printed Helmet Liners to Hockey Players

Last fall, Canadian hockey equipment designer, manufacturer, and marketer CCM introduced its ‘SuperTacks X with Nest Tech’ helmet, which features a 3D printed interior made with Carbon’s DLS technology and…

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Making Custom Models for 3D Printing with Daz Studio

Blender is a great solution for professional-quality models, and with practice, you can achieve satisfactory results. However, if you find yourself throwing your hands up in exasperation during the process,…

3DPOD Episode 66: Olaf Diegel, University of Auckland

Olaf Diegel is a professor at the University of Auckland who specializes in all aspects of design for additive manufacturing (DfAM). He also 3D prints guitars, other instruments, and eyeballs…

Sciaky Gets NASA SBIR Award for Machine Learning for Process Control

Sciaky has just gotten a NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Award in order to use machine learning to improve fault detection in Ti-6Al-4V parts made with the company’s Electron…

How an MES Can Help Power AM Qualification

“Knowledge is power,” the infamous quote attributed to Sir Francis Bacon comes to mind when reflecting on Industry 4.0 and the promise of more knowledge and insights.  However, while Additive…