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Although 3D printing has been out for quite some time, it has only recently started to become more affordable and accessible to the common consumer. We saw some great projects launch and succeed in 2013, so 2014 might be where 3D printing hits a new stride.
What’s up today in the world of 3D printing? We’re glad you asked.
3D Printing is set to be bigger this 2014 and looks like 3DS Systems wants to stay on top of the game. For one, it has recently acquired a Xerox unit. And just before this busy week ends, we learned that the company appointed Black Eyed Pea’s will.i.am to be Creative Director. I’m not convinced that musicians or celebrities becoming “employees” of a brand will do any good. But then again, there is still hope for 3DS Systems. This marketing effort could bring 3D printing to the next level with the help of will.i.am.
We just learned 3D Systems acquired the Solid Ink Product Design group of Xerox and is expected to advance 3D printing technology this year. If you’re still not convinced that the technology has a bright future, maybe this 3D-printed speaker by Cornell will.
The new technology of 3D printing became popular last year but I have a feeling it will even be bigger this 2014. 3D printing has seen improvements the past months alone that we said a 3D printer is amazeballs. It could do so many things such as KeyMe replacements, print from a Dual-Head 3D printer, scan objects, copy an SLR camera, and doodle in 3D like the 3Doodler among others.
We’ll update this section each day with the latest CES 2014 rumors. As with all rumors, take these with a grain of salt. Heard something? Say something! Let us know about the rumors you’ve heard at jpaone at napco.com and if they check out we’ll publish your social media account or blog as a source! more »
Here’s our inaugural edition of 3D Printing Is Amazeballs, which will run down the day’s insane developments in 3D printing.
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Two interesting stories crossed the wire recently which show 3D printing using spare parts and creating spare parts.
Now here’s another cool 3D printing application. New York startup KeyMe, in partnership with 3D printing marketplace/community Shapeways, has launched a 3D key printing service.
Hey kid, wanna play God? We’ve got just the book for you! LEO the Maker Prince: Journeys in 3D Printing is a new storybook from the makers of Maker magazine that extols the virtues and potential of 3D printing.