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3D Printing News Briefs: April 13, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: April 13, 2018

Reading our 3D Printing News Briefs won’t bring you any bad luck this Friday the 13th – just the latest goings-on in the 3D printing industry. We’ve got news on 3D printers and software, followed by business news. Trans-Machine Additive now has two Arcam EBM 3D printers, while Henkel will be the first global reseller […]

Reading our 3D Printing News Briefs won’t bring you any bad luck this Friday the 13th – just the latest goings-on in the 3D printing industry. We’ve got news on 3D printers and software, followed by business news. Trans-Machine Additive now has two...
3MF Consortium Introduces Beam Lattice Specification Extension for 3D Printing

3MF Consortium Introduces Beam Lattice Specification Extension for 3D Printing

When Microsoft introduced the updated, 3D printing-specific 3MF format, and the collaborative 3MF Consortium, in 2015, the announcement drew significant attention in the hopes of a superior digital file format for additive manufacturing. 3MF (3D Manufacturing Format) promised to get rid of many issues that crop up when using common 3D formats, like STL, and allow […]

When Microsoft introduced the updated, 3D printing-specific 3MF format, and the collaborative 3MF Consortium, in 2015, the announcement drew significant attention in the hopes of a superior digital file format for additive manufacturing. 3MF (3D Manufacturing Format)...
Rize Introduces Digitally Augmented Parts, Enhancing Compliance and Traceability in 3D Printed Parts

Rize Introduces Digitally Augmented Parts, Enhancing Compliance and Traceability in 3D Printed Parts

Additive manufacturing company Rize Inc., headquartered in Boston, introduced its industrial Rize One 3D printer nearly two years ago. The hybrid 3D printer, with virtually no need for post-processing, combines FFF 3D printing and piezo material jetting into an inclusive, multi-material technology called Augmented Polymer Deposition (APD), which has been used to make isotropic, industrial strength parts like system components for […]

Additive manufacturing company Rize Inc., headquartered in Boston, introduced its industrial Rize One 3D printer nearly two years ago. The hybrid 3D printer, with virtually no need for post-processing, combines FFF 3D printing and piezo material jetting into an...
HP Announces Lower-Cost Full-Color 3D Printing Systems, SOLIDWORKS Collaboration

HP Announces Lower-Cost Full-Color 3D Printing Systems, SOLIDWORKS Collaboration

Full-color 3D printing represents something of a holy grail: many have been working on developing solutions that will be viable and meet expectations, but we haven’t seen a full answer make it to market. There are color systems available now, but each has a sticking point. Colors aren’t crisp, definition isn’t precise, materials are limited, […]

Full-color 3D printing represents something of a holy grail: many have been working on developing solutions that will be viable and meet expectations, but we haven’t seen a full answer make it to market. There are color systems available now, but each has a...
3D Printing News Briefs: October 17, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: October 17, 2017

We’re covering 3D printing files, 3D printers, business, projects, and programs today in 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory now supports the 3MF file format, and an interior design company created a 3D printer animagraph to explain how 3D printers work. A university in Australia has purchased the DragonFly 2020 Pro, and EnvisionTEC announced a new […]

We’re covering 3D printing files, 3D printers, business, projects, and programs today in 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory now supports the 3MF file format, and an interior design company created a 3D printer animagraph to explain how 3D printers work. A...
Shining 3D Announces EinScan Software V2.5 with Improvements in the 3D Scanning Experience

Shining 3D Announces EinScan Software V2.5 with Improvements in the 3D Scanning Experience

Founded in 2004, China’s Shining 3D offers 3D solutions to the world, to include equipment for 3D scanning, 3D printing, designing and manufacturing—even including a cloud platform with a completely established network. In the past couple of years they have submitted many applications for different patents for inventions, utility models, software copyrights, and more. As […]

Founded in 2004, China’s Shining 3D offers 3D solutions to the world, to include equipment for 3D scanning, 3D printing, designing and manufacturing—even including a cloud platform with a completely established network. In the past couple of years they have submitted...
EOS Joins 3MF Consortium as Founding Member, Expands Presence at Incodema3D

EOS Joins 3MF Consortium as Founding Member, Expands Presence at Incodema3D

It’s been a busy year so far for EOS, which kicked off 2017 by announcing a partnership with Audi and proceeded to undertake several additional projects, including a 3D printed robot research project and the newly released Additive Manufacturing Part Identifier. The company has also been very focused on growing its North American presence lately, and today […]

It’s been a busy year so far for EOS, which kicked off 2017 by announcing a partnership with Audi and proceeded to undertake several additional projects, including a 3D printed robot research project and the newly released Additive Manufacturing Part...
3MF Consortium Introduces Two New Extensions to 3MF Core Specification

3MF Consortium Introduces Two New Extensions to 3MF Core Specification

The 3D printing industry is getting ever closer to the adoption of a standardized 3D printing file format. When Microsoft introduced the 3MF file format last year, it was huge news – an updated, 3D printing-specific format promised to eliminate many of the issues that still plague STL and other common formats commonly used for […]

The 3D printing industry is getting ever closer to the adoption of a standardized 3D printing file format. When Microsoft introduced the 3MF file format last year, it was huge news – an updated, 3D printing-specific format promised to eliminate many of the...
Ultimaker Scaled Up to Lead Desktop 3D Printing into a New Professional Era, Says CEO Jos Burger

Ultimaker Scaled Up to Lead Desktop 3D Printing into a New Professional Era, Says CEO Jos Burger

About a decade ago the Dutch envisioned ways to bring the “boring” technologies for rapid prototyping to the masses and embraced 3D printing. Today, while the mass media report on the impending doom of 3D printing in a sort of “reverse hype”, one Dutch company is showing that the dream is far from dead. Instead it is […]

About a decade ago the Dutch envisioned ways to bring the “boring” technologies for rapid prototyping to the masses and embraced 3D printing. Today, while the mass media report on the impending doom of 3D printing in a sort of “reverse hype”, one Dutch company is...
Preparing for the Advent of 3MF Files: France’s Datakit Begins Developing Library

Preparing for the Advent of 3MF Files: France’s Datakit Begins Developing Library

As you read, there are numerous people around the world unpacking new 3D printers right now. Whether at the desktop for the home, office, or workshop, or an industrial machine for a big operation in the automotive or aerospace sectors, magic of all kinds is ready to spring from that new hardware. For the newest users—and […]

As you read, there are numerous people around the world unpacking new 3D printers right now. Whether at the desktop for the home, office, or workshop, or an industrial machine for a big operation in the automotive or aerospace sectors, magic of all kinds is ready to...
3MF Consortium Brings on ASTM International in Final Preparation for Standardized 3D Printing File Format

3MF Consortium Brings on ASTM International in Final Preparation for Standardized 3D Printing File Format

There’s just nothing like getting in on a good thing at the very beginning, and especially when you’ve had a hand in creating it yourself. Tech titans like Microsoft certainly know what that’s all about, entering a lawless technological land where no one has really walked before. Innovation is allowed to spring forth wildly with no […]

There’s just nothing like getting in on a good thing at the very beginning, and especially when you’ve had a hand in creating it yourself. Tech titans like Microsoft certainly know what that’s all about, entering a lawless technological land where no one has really...
Mcor Announces Adoption of 3MF File Format for ARKe

Mcor Announces Adoption of 3MF File Format for ARKe

In San Francisco, the Microsoft Build 2016 conference is now underway. The annual event attracts thousands from the developer world, and attendees can expect major announcements about new updates, apps and technological developments. So far, news has been delivered about significant updates to Windows 10, the continuing development of the incredible holographic augmented reality application […]

In San Francisco, the Microsoft Build 2016 conference is now underway. The annual event attracts thousands from the developer world, and attendees can expect major announcements about new updates, apps and technological developments. So far, news has been delivered...
3MF Consortium Aims to Set New Standards for 3D Printing Files; GE Global Research Joins

3MF Consortium Aims to Set New Standards for 3D Printing Files; GE Global Research Joins

The 3MF Consortium aims to make some changes to the very foundation of 3D printing–and that begins with files. Concerned with file formats and a lack of standards for what is still a fledgling industry in many ways, their goal is to rid the industry of ‘inadequate formats,’ which offer far too much opportunity for […]

The 3MF Consortium aims to make some changes to the very foundation of 3D printing–and that begins with files. Concerned with file formats and a lack of standards for what is still a fledgling industry in many ways, their goal is to rid the industry of...
3MF Consortium Announces Ultimaker’s Founding Level Membership

3MF Consortium Announces Ultimaker’s Founding Level Membership

The 3MF Consortium continues to expand, one member at a time. The newest addition to the 3MF team is Ultimaker, which announced today that it has joined the consortium at the Founding membership level. The Consortium has been gathering members since its inception in April, when Microsoft unveiled the new 3MF file format. More recently, it […]

The 3MF Consortium continues to expand, one member at a time. The newest addition to the 3MF team is Ultimaker, which announced today that it has joined the consortium at the Founding membership level. The Consortium has been gathering members since its inception in...
3MF Consortium Announces New Associate Level of Membership

3MF Consortium Announces New Associate Level of Membership

We’ve been following news of the 3MF Consortium since it was first teased back in April, and fully announced at the end of that month, with the .3MF file format marking a huge move in the 3D printing and design space. Today, the Consortium has launched a new level of membership, with the Associate level […]

We’ve been following news of the 3MF Consortium since it was first teased back in April, and fully announced at the end of that month, with the .3MF file format marking a huge move in the 3D printing and design space. Today, the Consortium has launched a new...
3MF Consortium Gains 4 New Members — 3D Systems, Stratasys, Materialise & Siemens PLM

3MF Consortium Gains 4 New Members — 3D Systems, Stratasys, Materialise & Siemens PLM

At the end of April, Microsoft announced a major move within the 3D printing space, the 3MF Consortium, in an effort to push the newly revised 3D printing file format forward. While they got off to a tremendous start, partnering with big name players such as Autodesk, HP, Shapeways, Dassault Systems, netfabb and SLM Solutions, […]

At the end of April, Microsoft announced a major move within the 3D printing space, the 3MF Consortium, in an effort to push the newly revised 3D printing file format forward. While they got off to a tremendous start, partnering with big name players such as Autodesk,...
From Children to NASA Astronauts: Microsoft & Autodesk Just Blew the Cover Off of 3D Printing With 3MF

From Children to NASA Astronauts: Microsoft & Autodesk Just Blew the Cover Off of 3D Printing With 3MF

Imagine one day your kindergartener comes home from school, logs onto your a computer and literally within minutes begins 3D printing a toy that his friend emailed to him 5 minutes ago. Now imagine your 85-year-old grandmother downloading a recipe, and after deciding on a few final ingredients, she begins 3D printing tonight’s dinner. How […]

Imagine one day your kindergartener comes home from school, logs onto your a computer and literally within minutes begins 3D printing a toy that his friend emailed to him 5 minutes ago. Now imagine your 85-year-old grandmother downloading a recipe, and after deciding...
Microsoft Unleashes the 3MF File Format for 3D Printing, Launches 3MF Consortium

Microsoft Unleashes the 3MF File Format for 3D Printing, Launches 3MF Consortium

It’s been a long five days since we initially broke the news that Microsoft would be unveiling details about a new 3D Printing Consortium as well as file format which will make 3D printing easier for those running the Windows 10 operating system and beyond. As Microsoft’s Build Conference kicked off yesterday, anticipation for the […]

It’s been a long five days since we initially broke the news that Microsoft would be unveiling details about a new 3D Printing Consortium as well as file format which will make 3D printing easier for those running the Windows 10 operating system and beyond. As...
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