3d printing software

Formnext Connect: Nexa3D and Castor Announce New 3D Printing Material and Software

As the second day of the 2020 virtual trade show, Formnext Connect drew to a close, ultrafast polymer 3D printer manufacturer Nexa3D and 3D printing software company Castor announced new…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 31, 2020: Farsoon, ExOne, Fusion3 & Create it REAL

We’ve got news on materials and software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Farsoon is offering biocompatible polymer powder materials for medical 3D printing, and ExOne will optimize its sand…

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Registration Rates Go Up This Week for Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2021

Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2021, the annual summit on business intelligence for the additive manufacturing industry held by SmarTech Analysis and 3DPrint.com, is coming to a computer screen near you February 9-12, 2021,…

3DPOD Episode 36: Fried Vancraen, CEO Materialise, Part II

Fried Vancraen is one of my favorite people in 3D printing. It was a pleasure working for him years ago, as well. I was therefore especially happy that Vancraen chose…

Fictiv’s Radical Transparency Features Set New Standards in 3D Printing Supply Chain

In an industry-first, Fictiv has launched radical transparency and on-demand visualization features for its Digital Manufacturing Ecosystem (DME). The goal is to provide its customers with never-seen-before levels of visibility,…

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How to Manage the Complexity of a 3D Printing Service

At first glance, most 3D printing projects look easy. To most of you, 3D printing is not complicated at all, but to customers, it can be quite complex. I can…

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Additive Manufacturing Software: All Grown Up

SmarTech Analysis believes we are now entering a new phase of AM capabilities where the relative importance of software and hardware are reversing; an age where software is going to…

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…

CIA’s In-Q-Tel Invests in 3D Printing Software Startup nTopology

3D printing software startup nTopology has announced that it has received an investment from In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Though the amount invested in the…

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…

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Meeting New FDA Quality Management Requirements for Additive Manufacturing Software

In 2019, the FDA, in collaboration with its peer regulatory organizations in the industrialized world through the IMDRF program, adopted a new definition of “Software as a Medical Device” (SaMD)…

Duann Scott on nTopology’s “Programming Language for Geometries”

Sometimes you make mistakes, I helped get Duann Scott a job at Shapeways and like some winding triangle constructed Banquo’s ghost he’s haunted all my tradeshows since. After stints at…

Evonik & Castor Technologies Partner to Offer 3D Printing Decision-Support Software

While the realm of materials is constantly expanding within 3D printing, so is nearly every other facet of this fascinating industry—springing forth with many dynamic partnerships and collaborations also. Now,…

Allevi Bioprint Pro Software Just Released, Provides Users with Step-by-Step Bioprinting

Headquartered in Philadelphia and founded in 2014, the Allevi Bioprint team has spent years in research and development regarding bioprinting, seeking the best results for creating a machine, supplies and…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 1, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got stories on events and business for you, followed by an innovative piece of 3D printed furniture. The fourth Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference will…

atum3D Installs Operator Station Software and DLP Station 5 3D Printer at Sirris Technology Collective

Digital light processing (DLP) specialist and open platform 3D manufacturing company atum3D, based in the Netherlands, introduced the latest version of its intuitive Operator Station print preparation software, complete with proprietary MAGS…

Interview with Alexander Oster of Autodesk

Alexander Oster is an extremely knowledgeable 3D printing person. If we’re looking at mesh repair or 3D printing files & software I’d consider Alexander the number one person worldwide. He…

Link3D Launches Additive Material Recommendation System to Speed Up 3D Printing Workflow

New York City-based Link3D, which offers an additive manufacturing execution system (AMES) to help customers connect the digital world to their 3D printing workflow and production planning. Today, the company launched its…

Interview with Ken Welch of Altair on SimSolid Simulation Software for 3D Printing

Ken Welch became the manager of Product Marketing of AutoCAD in 1995. He then rose through the ranks to CEO at the Moldflow Corporation, a simulation software package for injection…

Robo to Integrate 3DPrinterOS Software So Educators Can Easily Adopt 3D Printing in the Classroom

This summer, 3D printer manufacturer Robo announced that it had acquired Atlanta-based company MyStemKits, which provides the largest online library of STEM curriculum in the world, in order to help students of all ages learn about…

Engineering Simulation for 3D Printing Interview with Chris Robinson of ANSYS

Chris Robinson is the Senior Manager of ANSYS Additive Software Development at ANSYS. ANSYS is a billion dollar revenue company that is huge in engineering simulation software. ANSYS software is used to test,…

EOS North America and Link3D Working on Proof of Concept Trial for 3D Printing Workflow Software

Today, New York City-based company Link3D, which uses its additive manufacturing execution workflow software to help customers in the 3D printing industry adopt and scale their strategy for Industry 4.0, announced that…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 2, 2018

We’re covering everything in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, from software and metal 3D printing to education and cosplay. MatterHackers is introducing MatterControl 2.0, while Digital Alloys is defining application…

Simplify3D Releases Version 4.1 of its 3D Printing Software, Complete with New Features

As you may already be aware, Simplify3D is one of the most popular brands of professional 3D slicing software on the market. Since first expanding its 3D printing software suite in 2014,…