Quantica has introduced a new software tool for their powerful NovoJet 3D printers.
Last week saw two very popular 3D modeling software tools receive major upgrades.
UltiMaker announced something quite intriguing: Cura support for MakerBot equipment.
Designed to support manufacturers’ adoption of AM on an industrial scale.
Stability AI has introduced a new method of generating 3D models using AI.
Via the SlicEx slicing software and an integrated plugin for ExAM printers.
3MF is the 3D printing format of the future, but how widespread is its use these days?
First impressions of SimScale’s AI-based physics prediction technology.
Leap 71 has open sourced a powerful computational engineering software framework.
Nano Dimension announced they’ve filed a very interesting patent using AI technology.
Artec 3D unveiled the latest version of their powerful 3D scan software, Artec Studio 18.
LEAP71 announced a deal with The Exploration Company, but what’s this all about?
Meltio has released a unique slicing system for its 3D printer.
NVIDIA has released new open source code for Neurangelo, a powerful AI-based 3D tool.
While we spend much time contemplating the hardware of 3D printing, the software is just as important.
NerfStudio is going to change many things in the 3D world.
Hungarian CAD company is completing its comparison to market leaders.
An in-depth look at how ChatGPT and other LLMs are impacting the additive manufacturing landscape.
We caught up with Sigma Additive Solutions to find out their latest developments.
A second look at Polycam, in a conversation with company cofounder Elliott Spelman.
3DQue’s latest release of their AutoFarm3D system takes operations to a new level.
I learned about BigRep’s fleet management solution.
PrusaSlicer 2.6 has been released, and it includes quite a number of very useful new features.
We had a chat with the nice folks from Ulendo.
ADAXIS is going to make every robot a 3D printer.
AON3D seems to be heading in a different direction than most high-temperature 3D printer manufacturers.
Spotlight finds generative design at PTC’s LiveWorx.
I had a brief discussion with the folks from Materialise to learn more about their latest developments.
We had a chance to speak with DyeMansion about their latest technology developments.
Barely had we adjusted to Simplify3D v5, when the company decided to shake things up again by releasing version 5.1.
Stratasys has announced a significant upgrade for their GrabCAD 3D print job preparation tool.
Jason Pohl and how xShape has changed his world of industrial design.
UltiMaker released a new version of UltiMaker Cura earlier this month, and there is a very surprising feature included.
3DQue is working on a powerful new feature they call “Direct2Print”.
Eplus3D introduced a very interesting metal 3D printing feature they call “One-Click Positioning”.
Materialise Process Control, released in collaboration with Phase3D and Sigma Additive Solutions, enables quality control using data gathered during the 3D printing process, and the Build Processor Software Development Kit (BP SDK) connects 3D printers with software for data preparation.
A software package containing Live Platform, Live Studio, Live Build MFG, Live Build DLP, and Live Sinter
Formlabs introduced a bevy of new products for their dental business unit today.
It’s now possible to try out the “arc overhang” technique in PrusaSlicer.
Anycubic announced a new app that should supercharge users of their Photon M3 Premium resin 3D printer.
That didn’t take long: Simplify3D issues their first update since the huge 5.0 upgrade.
Thanks to intelligent 3D nesting, textured surface design, a sophisticated SLS build manager, and more.
Start warming up your vocal cords—natural language processing may soon change how engineers interact with design software.
Ai Build has introduced something quite amazing: AiSync.
Polycam falls short in reality capture of detailed parts.
SprutCAM’s P3D slicer offers full robotic 6-axis slicing of 3D models.
We complete our review of Simplify3D V5.0 with a look at previews, features, bugs and final thoughts.
After a wait of several years, we’ve got our hands on the latest version of Simplify3D.
Things are moving very quickly in the text to 3D model AI space.
Mango3D announced V5.0 of the Lychee Slicer, but with a huge surprise: it handles FFF printing as well as resin 3D printing!
Finally, after an extremely long wait, Simplify3D version 5.0 has been released today.
FreeD Printing is a software company producing software that can slice your 3D model in ways you can’t imagine.
Cognitive Design Systems understands that lightest does not equal optimum and not all 3D prints are manufacturable.
Hyperganic announced a new and very speedy 3D simulation technology.
There has been two interesting announcements from Sigma Additive Solutions.
Meltio has introduced two new innovations: “Horizon” slicing software and a laser calibration system.
Create it REAL seems to have switched strategies with their slicing software tool.
Markforged announced a very useful new feature for their Eiger software platform.
I’ve been testing the Luma 3D scanning app, which uses the new NeRF method, and it’s amazing.
3DQue announced their flagship software product, AutoFarm3D.
MachineWorks mesh management SDK gets a serious update.
There’s an entirely new way to 3D scan objects, and it’s going to change everything.
I tested Scanamaze, a new handheld 3D scanning app.
I’m looking at a new solution from Solukon that can automatically depowder 3D prints.
Generative design applications are famous for making strange looking, often unpractical parts.
Voxeldance Additive now reaches version 4.0, along with a number of new features.
CadQuery might eventually become more popular than OpenSCAD.
A new paper describes how AI tools can be used to generate printable 3D models with only a text prompt.
I’ve been looking at trinckle’s Fixture Designer software, and it’s quite impressive.
Charles R. Goulding and Matthew Selman look at the shift from MCAD to ECAD tools for electronic circuit design.
I took the new Scenario 3D scanning app for a test drive.
PrintNanny is a new AI system to smartly monitor 3D print jobs.
The new 4DFWD running shoe from Adidas demonstrates what is possible with advanced software driving 3D printing.
Prusa Research released the latest beta version of PrusaSlicer, and surprise — it includes the ability to use STEP files.
Create It Real has been quietly getting their advanced slicing system out to industry partners.
Charles Goulding & Andressa Bonafe look at Adobe’s innovations in the 3D print world.
FrAMEwork developed by J.A.M.E.S is part of a growing global movement to disrupt the electronics industry.
CASTOR announced an amazing new capability: analysis of 2D designs.
SmartParts named joint winner of the first round of Hexagon’s Sixth Sense startup innovation platform.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the latest from Trimble, producers of SketchUp.
Autodesk announced a significant rise in the pricing of their key 3D CAD tool, Fusion 360.
EOS announced the availability of an “extended reality” system for certain training courses.
3D printing is more involved than hitting Ctrl + P and grabbing a perfect part a few minutes later.
Photocentric has teamed up with CoreTechnologie to supercharge creation of 3D models for their printers.
Artec 3D released the latest version of their scanning software, Artec Studio 17.
I had a chat with Materialise about their new CO-AM software platform.
Autodesk released a new version of Fusion 360, and there are quite a few new useful features.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the powerful combination of Adobe 3D software and Stratasys full color 3D printing equipment.
A software tool to manage AMF 3D files is being developed.
Readers may recall The Spaghetti Detective. Now it has been rebranded and expanded.
Oqton looks quite a bit different than the last time we spoke with them.
We had a chat with Ulendo, developers of an intriguing system to dramatically speed up 3D printing.
I’ve been playing with SuperSlicer for the past week and have some thoughts.
Hyperganic may have produced the most complex model ever 3D printed, a revolutionary aerospace engine.
I took a look at a Scaniverse, a very useful handheld 3D scanning app.