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Desktop Factory – 3D Systems Update

As readers may recall, Desktop Factory – the startup that attempted to build a sub USD$5,000 3D printer – was recently acquired by 3D Systems,

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The World’s Largest Parts Service?

We received notification that 3D Systems, makers of various manufacturing devices, including the V-Flash and ProJet series of 3D printers and most recently acquirers of

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Desktop Factory Resurrected

  We’ve been following the saga of Desktop Factory for quite some time, beginning with its promising start attempting to manufacture the first commercial high-quality

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Desktop Factory Ends. Or Begins?

  We’ve written much about Desktop Factory over the past year and a half. They’ve attempted to build the first commercial 3D printer priced at

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Desktop Factory Crunched!

  You might not have heard much from Desktop Factory lately, as they’ve been a bit preoccupied with a rather difficult problem. They’re a startup

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Two Routes to Low Cost

  Fluid Forms poses an interesting question: how to obtain an inexpensive 3D printer. They correctly point out the two possible courses of action for

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Desktop Factory Crunch!

Desktop Factory’s most recent status update has some rather dire news: they’ve reduced their spending to overcome a cash crunch. Specifically, they’ve postponed the long-awaited

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Desktop Factory Update

Desktop Factory is a startup company seeking to build a usable 3D printer at a cost of less than USD$5,000. Their device is still under

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Desktop Factory Test Sample Video!

BadBrad is back at it, and this time he’s somehow managed to infiltrate the secret Desktop Factory laboratories to try out the highly anticipated, world’s

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Desktop Factory is Ponoko’d

Our friends at the revolutionary manufacturing service Ponoko recently interviewed Cathy Lewis, CEO of Desktop Factory, the company attempting to market a quality 3D printer

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Berman Visits Desktop Factory

Our friend A. Michael Berman recently did an onsite inspection of Desktop Factory’s progress in their Pasadena labs. According to his post: I got a

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Desktop Factory Update

Those amazing guys making the sub-$5,000 3D printer are still working hard to make their product perfect. Recently they issued an update on their progress,

We’re Not Big Enough!

The 3D Print market is clearly at a very early stage of development. As such, there are fewer buyers than in a mature market. This

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Desktop Factory CEO Cathy Lewis, Part 2

Yesterday we posted part 1 of our interview with Desktop Factory CEO Cathy Lewis, in which she discusses some of the key issues facing the

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Desktop Factory CEO Cathy Lewis, Part 1

Recently we had the opportunity to speak with Cathy Lewis, CEO of Desktop Factory, a company focused on delivering a breakthrough product for the 3D

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Desktop Factory Update

Last week Desktop Factory’s periodic newsletter provided an update on their progress. For those who haven’t heard, Desktop Factory is a startup company that intends

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The Guy Behind The Company Behind DesktopFactory

There’s a great article interviewing Bill Gross, founder of IdeaLab. That’s the venture capital incubator company that hatched DesktopFactory, the makers of the first sub

DesktopFactory Reveals Future Pricing?

Some time ago Fabbaloo pointed out an interview with Ed Fries, CEO of FigurePrints (a new 3D service that can print out your World of

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DesktopFactory Still on Track

In their most recent newsletter, DesktopFactory provides an update on the development of their breakthrough 3D printer, the sub-USD$5000 125ci. Readers may recall DesktopFactory delayed

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DesktopFactory Wins Netxplorateur Award

The French Netxplorateur Forum has selected DesktopFactory as the recipient of their Netxplorateur of the Year award. DesktopFactory is one of only 10 of the

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DesktopFactory LOSES Innovator of the Year Award

Our favorite yet-to-be-seen device, the low-cost DesktopFactory 125ci 3D printer has lost out to Tangible Express as the recipient of the first annual “Rapid” Innovator

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Three Three Dimensional Wishes for 2008

It’s that time of year when we must reflect on the past and look forward to the future. While there were many interesting developments in

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Considerations for 3D Printing

We frequently scan the Internet to find the latest on Fabbing, and lately we keep finding many postings regarding DesktopFactory’s sub-$5000 3D printer. We’re guilty

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Buy Your Own Fab – Today!

It’s getting dangerously close to that holiday season, and what better gift than your own fab? What, you don’t have $40,000 for a Z-Corp? Neither

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3D Printing… on PAPER!

This one is a total surprise to me. I thought I had heard of all techniques for 3D printing – until today, when I read

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3D Trendwatching

Trendwatching.com has selected Desktop Fabbing (or as they call it, “Make It Yourself”, MIY) as one of their eight Important Consumer Trends to Watch in

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DesktopFactory Wins Award

They won the award even before the product is released! Yes, DesktopFactory’s famous-but-not-yet seen inexpensive 3D printer has won Popular Science’s Best of What’s New

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Secrets of Desktop Factory

socalTech interviews Cathy Lewis, CEO of Desktop Factory. DesktopFactory is building a sub-$5000 3D printer suitable for many businesses and even home use. Their first

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$4995 For a Desktop Fab?

DesktopFactory is now taking reservations for its new 125ci 3D Printer. That’s right – it’s not actually available now, but you can reserve one of

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