3D printing has been subject to plenty of hype, including from marketers. We take a look at three solid ways to reduce the hype around 3D printing.
Is it more important in 3D printing to be first to market or unique on the market? As 3D printing grows as an industry, it’s more important to have an ‘only’ to offer, as a marketing expert points out.
Should 3D printing companies be taking a stance regarding the production of weapons? Companies like Materialise and Carbon are well known for their no-weapons policies; others welcome defense contracts.
Veteran 3D designer and artist Janne Kyttanen argues that no one really “owns” a 3D design file, including the designer. This interview explores his stance.
We recently published an article based on a well-known artist’s experience in seeing her work stolen and sold without permission; now we’ve heard from another well-known artist who essentially says there’s no such thing as design theft.
Designer Melissa Ng of Lumecluster recently saw her own design files for sale on a 3D design repository. The problem was she has never sold her files.
As with other leaps forward in science, technology, industry and culture, universities will play a central role in driving the Industry 4.0 disruption by transforming the entire culture of design and creating a new breed of 3D innovators.
When additive manufacturing advisory services companies seamlessly partner with manufacturers and vendors (resellers), we will see mass corporate adoption of 3D printing on both the desktop and the factory floor.
I think it’s wonderful that additive manufacturing may be boring: that means it’s getting real.
This International Women’s Day, I am excited by the promise of this technology transformation to tackle problems in new ways, powered by a more diverse and inclusive workforce.
It’s not always about revenue; sometimes patents are worth it to prove larger positioning.
There’s standing out, and there’s STAndING ouT.