3D printing forecast

Forecasting the Future

Forecasting the Future

Looking ahead is tricky business. Many try, but most can’t do it well. Predicting what might occur in a year from now is one thing, but looking further out, such as years or longer, is difficult. Megatrends author John Naisbitt said, “The most reliable way to forecast the future is to understand the present.” That’s […]

Looking ahead is tricky business. Many try, but most can’t do it well. Predicting what might occur in a year from now is one thing, but looking further out, such as years or longer, is difficult. Megatrends author John Naisbitt said, “The most reliable way to forecast...
Additive Manufacturing Research Examines Metal 3D Printing Industry: 2016 in Review, Predictions for 2017

Additive Manufacturing Research Examines Metal 3D Printing Industry: 2016 in Review, Predictions for 2017

With barely a week left before New Year’s, year-end nostalgia tends to rear its head; I think most of the world agrees, though, that it’s about time for 2016 to go gentle into that good night, as this past year has been globally tumultuous. As we all begin looking ahead to 2017, with hopes of ringing […]

With barely a week left before New Year’s, year-end nostalgia tends to rear its head; I think most of the world agrees, though, that it’s about time for 2016 to go gentle into that good night, as this past year has been globally tumultuous. As we all begin...
'Professional 3D Printing Made Accessible' -- A Few Questions For: Ultimaker

'Professional 3D Printing Made Accessible' -- A Few Questions For: Ultimaker

Just yesterday, Ultimaker, a company with an established reputation for excellence at the desktop, unveiled the now-available Ultimaker 3, the latest in their line of 3D printers. Set to build upon and enhance the offerings of their previous offerings, the Ultimaker 3 offers dual extrusion, swappable print cores, and additional features designed to set this […]

Just yesterday, Ultimaker, a company with an established reputation for excellence at the desktop, unveiled the now-available Ultimaker 3, the latest in their line of 3D printers. Set to build upon and enhance the offerings of their previous offerings, the Ultimaker 3...
Providing CONTEXT to the 3D Printing Market

Providing CONTEXT to the 3D Printing Market

At TCT Show, the floor was undoubtedly buzzing with activity — but beyond the booths there was more yet to see. With presentations from industry experts, analysts, academics, and more, the conference aspect of this show offered insights into various aspects of the goings-on in additive manufacturing today. Interviews on the show floor kept me […]

At TCT Show, the floor was undoubtedly buzzing with activity — but beyond the booths there was more yet to see. With presentations from industry experts, analysts, academics, and more, the conference aspect of this show offered insights into various aspects of...
Taiwan Determined to Break Out as Leader in 3D Printing, ITRI is Behind New Alliance

Taiwan Determined to Break Out as Leader in 3D Printing, ITRI is Behind New Alliance

As a whole, it seems like Taiwan’s future in 3D printing is pretty bright. From continually covering one of their star manufacturers, XYZprinting (also headquartered in the US) and their ongoing new releases, to seeing their first industrial metal 3D printer, as well as innovations like 3D printed smartphones and musical instruments, from our vantage point, Taiwan certainly […]

As a whole, it seems like Taiwan’s future in 3D printing is pretty bright. From continually covering one of their star manufacturers, XYZprinting (also headquartered in the US) and their ongoing new releases, to seeing their first industrial metal 3D printer, as well...