Prusa Updates The Prusa: The i3 MK2 Lives

One of the most popular desktop 3D printers is the Prusa i3, but now it may become even more popular with its latest iteration. 

The Bibo 2 Touch 3D Printer & Laser Engraver’s Price Will Surprise You

Yes, there are far more 3D printer brands and models than you can possible keep track of, but I thought I’d bring this one to your attention: the BIBO2. 

Fascinating Vector-Driven Metal 3D Printing From Harvard

Researchers at Harvard have developed a truly fascinating 3D printing technique that shows the limitations of current technologies. 

Nike’s 3D Printed Shoes Give Allyson Felix Better Chances At the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

Time differences in 200 and 400-meter sprints are very small and athletes often win by margins of milliseconds. 

CGTrader Hits a Milestone, But are They Really The Biggest?

Good news! CGTrader announced they’ve now accumulated over 500,000 users and 500,000 3D models. 

Is That 3D Printed Mega-Groot For Real?

Earlier we published a story on the massive CoLiDo Mega 3D printer, but some believed the print was faked. 

Design of the Week: Crater Lake

This week’s selection is the brilliantly finished Crater Lake topographical model by Australia’s Conor O'Kane. 

Stratasys Suddenly Solves A Ton Of 3D Printing Problems

It seems Stratasys won’t stop with the interesting announcements; now they’ve solved yet more workflow problems in 3D printing. 

Is It Really Time To Buy 3D Printing Stocks?

There’s been a ton of gloom and doom among 3D print stock brokers recently, but is this the opposite of what should happen? 

BCN3D’s Very Open Source Strategy

BCN3D may have just set the standard for open source 3D printer companies with their latest release. 

Microsoft Now Supports Network-Based 3D Printers

Microsoft has been quietly building support for 3D printing for some years, and now they’ve announced networked printing support. 

Prodways Releases Its First Sub-$115,000 SLS 3D Printer

The ProMaker P1000 3D printer is Prodways’ entry-level industrial-grade SLS 3D printer. (Image courtesy of Prodways.)

Stratasys’s Very Focused FDM Enhancements Keep With The Theme

There seems to be an interesting theme emerging from Stratasys these days, and it’s not simply announcing hardware. 

Hard Questions To Ask About A USD$49 3D Printer

Why does this keep happening? A ridiculously low-cost 3D printer with a low probability of succeeding continues to attract buyers on Kickstarter. 

Arcam’s Recent Moves In Materials Suggest Growth

Sweden’s Arcam is a company on the move, it seems, as they’ve been making a series of deals to solidify their metal materials providers. 

The Light Rider is a 3D Printed Motorcycle Designed by Aerospace Engineers

What happens when aerospace specialists develop a motorcycle with bionic algorithms instead of calculating spaceship engines?

Big Changes In 3D Print Tradeshows: AMShows Lights Up

There’s a new 3D print tradeshow in the works and it could become one of the leading venues for the industry. 

What Is Stratasys Doing With Thingiverse, Anyway?

In 2013, Stratasys acquired MakerBot and all its assets. Besides the printer company, the deal also included Thingiverse. 

3D Hubs Adds Another Professional Capability And Confirms Their Strategic Shift

Hmm, my speculation about 3D Hubs’ intentions the other month seems to be continuing with their latest announcement of carbon fiber capability. 

WI3DP: Annalisa Nicola – “3D Printing Has to Be Disruptive, Exploring More Technical Solutions for Manufacturing”

Annallisa Nicola is the CEO and co-founder of XYZBAG