desktop 3d printers

B9Creations Releases New B9 Core 3D Printer Series Today, Featuring Production, Speed, Simplicity

High-resolution 3D printing leader B9Creations has a history of delivering exactly what they promise, which makes sense, since the company’s B9Creator 3D printer made the 3D Hubs 2016 3D Printer…

3D Hubs Releases 3D Printing Industry Trends Report for Q1 2017

It seems as though it was just last week that 3D Hubs released their latest 3D Printing Industry Trends report, so I was startled by the realization that it’s already time…

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…

Why I Wasn’t Bored at CES 2017

CES 2017 has come and gone and left us all with a smattering of new tech product announcements and (I know I’m not alone in this) a lingering bug from…

Polaroid Will Debut New 3D Printer Models and 3D Printing Pens at CES 2017

I was looking through some old memory boxes last month, and came across a stack of old, slightly discolored Polaroid photos from my 14th birthday party, and a wave of…

‘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…

Tiertime Announces the Global Release of the Compact, User-Friendly UP mini 2 3D Printer

Each January, a flood of new 3D printers are unveiled at CES – and then we wait. Some of the newly introduced products are released relatively quickly afterwards, while others seem…

IDC Forecast Reports 20% Increase in 2015 US 3D Printer Shipments, Double-Digit Annual Growth Expected into 2020

While a lot of the top 3D printer manufacturers continue to struggle to keep their stock prices afloat, the rest of the industry is doing surprisingly well. Low-cost desktop 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…

Global 3D Printer Market Up 19% in 2015 as Industrial and Commercial 3D Printer Sales Drop, XYZprinting Remains on Top

As desktop 3D printer sales started to soften at the end of 2014 and into 2015, many in the industry were predicting that the public’s love affair with 3D printing…

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for April 2016

The Monthly Trend Report from 3D Hubs is something I always look forward to for several reasons. One, this is a competitive marketplace and it’s just plain exciting to see who might…

UNIZ Technology Launches Kickstarter for Slash Consumer LCD-SLA 3D Printer for Under $1000

It is starting to look like we’re entering a new phase of 3D printing that may make standard FDM desktop 3D printing virtually obsolete. Fused deposition modelling has pretty much…

It Doesn’t Have to Be Sexy, It Just Has to Work: B9Creations Finds Success in Promising What They Can Deliver

3D printing, no one can deny, has been over-hyped. If there will eventually be a 3D printer in every home, that time is likely not within the next year, or…

Polaroid’s 3D Printer is Almost Ready to Go! On Display at iMakr’s Desktop 3D Printing Show

London’s iMakr Store offers what amounts to a “permanent tradeshow,” as CEO Eric Savant put it–and this past Thursday showed the store acting as an actual tradeshow, with the Desktop…

iMakr’s Desktop 3D Printing Show: Nonstop Action in 3D Printing & Scanning

For a city with millennia of history, London is singularly in tune with the future, as I relearned this past week in my first visit in a decade. I was…

FELIX Printers Announces a New Line of 3D Printers with the FELIX Pro 1

As new companies and industries continue to explore 3D printing and rapid prototyping, more and more of them are eschewing the larger, and often expensive, commercial-quality printers for lower-cost desktop…

Was Consumer 3D Printing a Fad or Were People Just Expecting Too Much? Hint: It’s Option Two

A recent editorial on Straits Times was lamenting the fact that, according to one person, last Christmas’ 3D printers are now gathering dust. And considering the hard sell that 3D…

3D Hubs Releases Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report for October 2015

As the cool air of autumn rolls into October, so do some crisp new numbers and facts from 3D Hubs in their Worldwide 3D Printing Trends Report. This month, there are, as always,…

New UL Safety Certifications Will Lead to Global Expansion for Shining 3D

Hangzhou, China-based Shining 3D, founded in 2004, has been making headlines recently for advances in 3D technology, including digitizing and printing. One of the leading 3D printing companies in China,…

3D Hubs Releases June 3D Printing Trends Report with a New Category & Kossel XL Shaking Up the Charts

It’s time for the monthly heads up from 3D Hubs, as they release 3D Printing Trends June 2015. Highlighting these trends is always something we look forward to as a…