3d design software

Betatype and nTopology Use Metal 3D Printing and Intelligent Design to Increase Productivity

3D printing consultancy company Betatype specializes in optimizing metal AM production applications to deliver functional components for customers in many industries, including consumer goods, automotive, and medical. Recently, the company, based…

New Collaborative Features, Real-Time Rendering and More Introduced with Vectary 2.0

In 2016, a new 3D modeling tool called Vectary launched, intended to make 3D modeling easier for quicker for both new and experienced designers. Now, Vectary has announced the release…

Literal Growth in 3D Printing with Live Parts: Details from Desktop Metal

Last week at SOLIDWORKS World, the software platform became further enmeshed with additive manufacturing as a flurry of announcements introduced new collaborations, integrations, and offerings further tying SOLIDWORKS into the…

Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa and Autodesk Netfabb to Design and 3D Print Children’s Protective Face Mask

We see a lot of 3D printed masks here on 3DPrint.com, and while plenty are designed for fun events like Halloween parties and cosplay, many 3D printed masks serve very…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 12, 2018

We’ve got some 3D printing business and medical news to start things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting projects featuring 3D printing. Additive Industries has…

Speedy Software Design and Titanium 3D Printing Relieve Nerve Pain with Custom Spinal Implant

Thanks to its low density and high strength, titanium is one of the most commonly used metals when it comes to 3D printed medical implants for humans, and even for animals. In…

What Do We Need for Production Scale 3D Printing? Amateur Hour is Over.

Whereas most of the media focus around 3D printing was initially directed at desktop 3D printing, a lot of the opportunity is actually in industry. Industrial 3D printing can unlock…

Exclusive Interview: Manufacturing Industry Strategist Diego Tamburini Examines the Evolution of 3D Printing Software Packages

Software packages that support 3D printing are advancing rapidly and have become incredibly powerful and complex in the last decade or so. While a number of companies offering software solutions…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Poppy Lyttle, Former Education Specialist at MakerBot, Educational Advisor for 3DPrint.com’s Design Courses

If you took our month-long, Formlabs-sponsored Beginner Design for 3D Printing course in March, it’s likely that you remember 3D printing educator Poppy Lyttle, the educational advisor for 3DPrint.com’s design courses. The session…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2017

There’s a lot going on in the 3D printing world this week! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll cover everything from 3D printed clothing to 3D printing materials and 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 25, 2017

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from business to 3D printing, scanning, modeling, and design. EOS joins a manufacturing alliance, while a 3D printer gets an…

Under Armour Presents Latest Athletic Shoe with 3D Printed Midsole: Meet the $300 ArchiTech Futurist Sneaker, Available Soon

Back in 2014, athletic clothing specialist and manufacturer Under Armour teamed up with Reebok to present 3D printing in wearables at the TCT show, and soon after, Under Armour’s Senior Innovation Manager…

For the 3D Printing Novice: Shapeways Offers Insights into CAD & 3D Modeling

For those just beginning to try their hand at 3D printing, often it’s easy to jump in with only the end goal in sight as you imagine that sophisticated looking…

D3CRYPT3D Software Aims to Provide Security For 3D Assets and Intellectual Property

One of the biggest hinderances lingering throughout the 3D printing community is the lack of security for intellectual property of 3D models. The glaring issue has plagued users of 3D…

New Ilios 3D Software Release Offers Updates for Calibration, Support Removal & Platform Modifications

While serious 3D printing enthusiasts and businesses are responsible for keeping companies like Ilios in business, this is a direct result of the Cyprus-based company giving them everything they could…

More Ultimaker Upgrades: Cura 2.1 is Now in Open Beta

It hasn’t yet been quite a year since Ultimaker announced that they had completely reworked their popular Cura software. In the spirit of constant improvement and advancement, however, the company has now declared…

3D Slash Begins Offering Beta Program for Teachers with Premium Offer for Classroom Management

Accessibility and affordability. That’s the chant we’ve been hearing in the 3D printing industry forever now, and while some companies truly put their money where their mouth is, often both…

DCNS to Use Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Naval Defense Solutions

DCNS, as an advanced technology company with global reach, knows when to call in their partners from around the world for their expertise—in fact, they specialize in creating strategic and…

XYZmaker: Taiwan’s XYZprinting Releases 3D Design & Modeling Solution, Perfect for Novices

XYZprinting has put Taiwan on the map for 3D printing manufacturing, leading what’s now quite a competitive pack in terms of quality and user satisfaction. Not just marketing spin, these…

MyMiniFactory Launches Alpha Version of New Collaborative 3D Design Platform WeDesign.Live

I don’t think any of the dozens of 3D model marketplaces put nearly as much effort into curating and developing a stable of highly talented and prolific 3D artists and…

New Cloud-Based 3D Design App uMake is Looking to Take on Autodesk

Traditionally CAD software was usually something that only design professionals and students learned to use. But in the last few years the rise of virtual reality and 3D printing technology…

CorelCAD 2016 to Offer Users Superior 3D Designing Capabilities & Many New Enhancements

While CAD software has been crucial to many fields reliant on design software for decades, it is central to much of 3D design and resulting 3D printing. Designers of all…

General Motors and Stratasys India Launch 3D Printing Art Program for GM Employees

The recent resurgence of the maker movement has started a great worldwide conversation about STEM education and how important it will be to our immediate future. As we create more…

Last Chance! Download Your Free 90-Day Trial of LightWave 2015

The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., is offering all 3D artists a unique opportunity. Now for a limited time during Siggraph Week, artists can download their own,…