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MakeX Introduces Its First FDM 3D Printer, the MIGO

When a company launches a new product on Kickstarter, it’s a good sign if that company has already run successful campaigns before, especially if they’re for similar products. Chinese company…

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Winbo Introduces User-Friendly Desktop FDM-Value 3D Printer

China-based 3D printer manufacturer Winbo Smart Tech Co., Ltd. has had a banner year – showing off its 3D printing capabilities to massive global trade platform and Winbo reseller Alibaba in a…

PLUTO and Poly Desktop 3D Printers Coming Soon to Kickstarter

In our efforts to keep you apprised of the latest crowdfunding campaigns for 3D printers, 3D printed objects, 3D software, and various other 3D printing products, today we’re giving you…

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Winbo Releases Reliable Desktop FDM-Value Plus 3D Printer

Versatile 3D printer manufacturer Winbo Smart Tech Co., Ltd., based in China, offers a wide range of 3D printers – everything from small desktop printers like the Super Helper to the large…

Designer Uses Sustainable 3D Printing in Recent Exhibition Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art

My wedding dress was so beautiful, I was almost afraid to touch it, much less wear it. Have you ever seen a piece of clothing, or jewelry, and thought that…

Affordable, User-Friendly Cubibot 3D Printer Launches on Kickstarter, Reaches Goal in Two Minutes

The Cubibot Kickstarter campaign is finally here! At last year’s Inside 3D Printing San Diego expo, we first had a chance to see the high-quality desktop Cubibot 3D printer. The affordable Cubibot…

Local Motors Relies on MakerBot 3D Printers and Software to Make Parts for Autonomous Olli Vehicle

Last summer, 3D printing-friendly tech and automotive company Local Motors teamed up with IBM’s Watson IoT’s AutoLAB to release the self-driving Olli shuttle, which was created with 3D printing technology…

Polish Designer Uses Sinterit Lisa 3D Printer to Make Exoskeleton Arms for Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

I’ve heard it said that a kid’s main job is just to be a kid – go play, and enjoy the time before adult problems start crowding in. However, I…

ClayXYZ 3D Printer and Clay Extrusion Device Introduce User-Friendly Ceramic 3D Printing

There have been many clay 3D printers over the years, from the EXtrace and the LUTUM to the 3D PotterBot and the WASP delta style clay 3D printer. But I bet they…

MagicFirm Europe Releases Industrial ZYYX Pro Desktop 3D Printer and Three New Printing Materials

Swedish 3D printer manufacturer Magicfirm Europe AB first released its ZYYX printer back in 2014, complete with an innovative fan system that eliminates fumes from melting printer filament. The company has been…

How Sony & PlayStation are Utilizing 3D Printing to Accurately Portray In-Game Characters

The development of in-game characters and props is significantly more difficult than how it is often perceived. Although virtual models can be created with ideas or concepts sketched on a…

MakerGear Unveils Newest Workhorse Desktop 3D Printers

If you’re at all familiar with desktop 3D printing, you’ll recognize a few names immediately; among these is MakerGear, which introduced the M2 3D printer back in 2012. The M2 quickly…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about funding, ISO certification and research, and three 3D printers. Steel service center company Klöckner & Co. invests…

Could Portability Bring New Power to 3D Printing?

I’m back from CES 2017, and my head is full of ideas. I’ll do a more formal wrap, but I thought I’d start with a few observations, and potentially, an…

SprintRay Introduces CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree MoonRay S DLP Desktop 3D Printer

California 3D printing startup SprintRay entered the 3D printing arena in late 2014 with its StarRay SLA 3D printer and launched a successful Kickstarter campaign less than a year later for its…

Nano Dimension Delivers DragonFly 2020 3D Electronics Printer to Final Beta Customer for 2016

Leading 3D printing electronics company Nano Dimension Ltd. told its investors earlier this year that they planned to deliver six DragonFly 2020 3D printers in 2016 to beta customers. Today,…

ZMorph Announces Distribution Deal with Brulé, to Introduce ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer in Japan

ZMorph, one of the top names in multitool 3D printer manufacturing, is never out of the news for too long. They unveiled their upgraded ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D printer…

Glowforge Pre-Release 3D Printers to Begin Shipping in December, Manufactured by Flex

While their technology may not be on desktops quite yet, Glowforge is already famed for their subtractive laser 3D printer, which we’ve been following since they entered the marketplace in…

On Indiegogo Now: Yeehaw 3D Printer Was Created Just for Kids–And for Early Birds at $249

If you’ve operated a few different desktop 3D printers by now, you’ve probably discovered that children, even at the elementary school level, are quite adept with both the hardware and…

Floreon Announces Competition to 3D Print Spectacles for Footballer Ian Wright

Ian Wright’s football story is one of a boy with humble beginnings making good after a long and difficult struggle. The third son of Jamaican immigrants, he was brought up by…

Visionsforge Set to Launch Their Sub-$1000 Forge 1 Desktop SLA 3D Printer

Currently FDM technology still dominates the home and small business 3D printing industry, though in the last few years we’ve seen desktop stereolithography (SLA) and direct light projection (DLP) printers start…

Roboze Partners with Lino S.A. to Increase Presence in Balkan Peninsula

Earlier this year, the Bari, Italy-based 3D printing company Roboze released their much anticipated Roboze One+400 3D printer, a low-cost desktop device capable of printing with professional-grade materials like PEEK…

Wanhao USA Releases Their Newest 3D Printer, the Duplicator i3 PLUS

As the desktop 3D printing market in Europe and North America slightly wavers between success and failure, the companies conquering this emerging technology in Asia have painted a clear picture: 3D…

3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a…