Anycubic announced a new app that should supercharge users of their Photon M3 Premium resin 3D printer.
Authentise Announces “Digital Design Warehouse”
Authentise announced a major new feature for their AM management platform: the Digital Design Warehouse.
Creality Announces New, Upgraded Ender-3 Series, and Much More
Creality released a sweeping set of announcements that describe multiple new 3D printers and accessories.
Complementary Aspects of MakerBot and Ultimaker
What are some interesting ways that MakerBot and Ultimaker could fit together?
Hands On With the Anycubic M3 Plus 3D Printer, Part 3
Our review of the Anycubic Photon M3 concludes with an examination of the software environment, print quality and final thoughts.
Hands On With the Anycubic M3 Plus 3D Printer, Part 2
Our review of the Anycubic Photon M3 continues with our setup and calibration experience.
Hands On With the Anycubic M3 Plus 3D Printer, Part 1
Not long after testing the Anycubic Photon M3, we got our hands on the very different Anycubic Photon M3 Plus 3D printer.
Have You Used BuildBee?
BuildBee is a new online tool for 3D print job preparation.
Hands On With RealityScan, Part 2
Our evaluation of Capturing Reality’s new mobile 3D scanning app continues.
Hands On With RealityScan, Part 1
Capturing Reality released a mobile version of their powerful 3D scanning system, and we gave it a test.
BREAKING: Markforged Acquires Teton Simulation
In a surprise announcement today, Markforged has acquired Teton Simulation.
Anycubic To Announce FIVE New 3D Printers
Anycubic is set to release not just one, but FIVE new desktop 3D printers.
Looking At Carbon’s Design Engine Pricing
Carbon has now officially released their Design Engine software.
Authentise Just Got A Lot More Powerful
Authentise announced an intriguing partnership that should make their system quite a bit more powerful.
Carbon To Release Design Engine For Everyone
Carbon announced a major move in the software market: they will provide licenses to use their powerful Design Engine tool for anyone, even if they are not a Carbon customer.
BCN3D Leverages AstroPrint Acquisition Into New Cloud Service
BCN3D announced a very comprehensive cloud system to manage fleets of 3D printers.
Markforged Releases Eiger Fleet for Additive Manufacturing
Markforged is rolling out a cloud-based software platform.
Artec 3D Launches Cloud Service with Latest Software Release
Artec 3D released Artec Studio 16, along with a brand new cloud service.
3D Systems and Desktop Metal Both Make Significant Acquisitions
3D Systems and Desktop Metal announced notable corporate acquisitions.
BCN3D Makes First Acquisition
BCN3D has acquired 3D print cloud service AstroPrint.
The Spaghetti Detective Accidentally Allowed 3D Prints on Other Users’ Machines
A notable software misconfiguration temporarily allowed users of the Spaghetti Detective to 3D print on other people’s equipment.
3DEO’s Millionth 3D Printed Part
3DEO announced they’ve produced their 1,000,000th 3D printed metal part.
3DPrinterOS Version 3 Includes New UI, New Features
3D Control Systems announced the availability of a new version of their 3DPrinterOS system, which happens to include some very interesting improvements.
BCN3D Releases Custom 3D Printer Slicing Software
BCN3D announced the release of their own slicing software, “BCN Stratos”.
What’s Up At Tinkerine?
I had the opportunity to catch up with Eugene Suyu, Founder and CEO of Tinkerine.
Ultimaker Releases Ultimaker Cura 4.10, With An Interesting Feature… For Some
Ultimaker released a new version of Ultimaker Cura, their highly popular 3D print management software.
Twikit Lights Up Mass Customized 3D Printed Lattice Tools
Twikit launched a new automated lattice tool they call “Laddy”.
Materialise Advances Cloud Software Strategy
Materialise detailed their long-term software strategy in a press conference today.
ideaMaker Updated With New Texturing Feature
Raise3D announced a new version of IdeaMaker, version 4.1.0, which includes a very interesting capability.
SOLIDWORKS For Students And Makers Coming Later This Year
Dassault Systèmes announced some changes to SOLIDWORKS pricing that will be of interest to both students and makers.
3D Control Systems Announces ZAP
3D Control Systems formally announced their new ZAP system today.
Can Ulendo Really 3D Print Twice As Fast?
There’s a new Kickstarter project out called Ulendo that says it can enable 3D printing at up to double-speed.
Shining 3D x MAGARIMONO Create Footwear For The Future
MAGARIMONO and Shining 3D Additive collaborate to create footwear that oversteps the boundaries between creativity and technology.
Ultimaker Upgrades Entry-Level 3D Printer
Ultimaker announced a new entry-level 3D printer, the Ultimaker 2+ Connect.
Smart International Joins The High-Temperature Club
Smart International announced a high-temperature 3D printing option: the Macro HT.
Autodrop3d Offers Automated 3D Printing Solutions
I’m looking at Autodrop3d, a company that seems to offer automation solutions for 3D printing.
Adobe Capture Going 3D With New Scantastic Feature
Adobe announced the coming availability of a new feature in their Capture app: Scantastic.
A Look At MakerOS V2
I had a chat with the friendly folks at MakerOS to learn about their new “V2” software.
A Deeper Look Into Smart3D’s Macro 3D Printing Software
This week Smart3D International announced an interesting new industrial 3D printer, the Macro. But it turns out the software for this system is even more interesting.
Arduino Launches IoT Cloud Service
Arduino has launched its IoT Cloud, designed from the ground up as a low-code approach that allows users to collect, graph and analyze their projects’ sensor data.
Ultimaker Reports Significant Growth During The Pandemic
Ultimaker reported significant growth in the first half of 2020, a rare reveal of the private company’s financial state.
MakerBot Announces MakerBot CloudPrint
MakerBot announced a new service called MakerBot CloudPrint, which is intended to deliver a seamless 3D printing experience to clients.
Planning On A Move To Fusion 360? Deal Available Until July 17
We’ve learned Autodesk has an excellent promotion this month for their very popular Fusion 360 suite.
Vention Brings the Big Bucks to Machine Building, Snags $38M Funding
A cloud-based machine building startup service has landed a huge investment round.
SketchUp Goes Subscription-Only
SketchUp, the 3D tool many of us began learning 3D concepts from, has moved to a subscription payment model.
Start Your Own 3D Printer Farm With RaiseOcto
Raise3D has opened up their RaiseCloud to third party devices, making it possible for anyone to build a 3D printer farm.
Vagon.io is the New Cloud Computer for Designers, Engineers, and 3D Professionals
A new cloud-based virtual desktop service could provide a platform to perform high performance 3D work.
eMachineShop Adds Free, Online 3D File Viewing & Sharing
eMachineShop Adds Free 3D File Viewing & Sharing to their online service. Is this for you?
Teton Simulation’s Smart Slice Tool Works!
Teton Simulation has now integrated their FEA algorithm directly into Ultimaker Cura, vastly simplifying and empowering 3D printing workflows.
MakerBot Announces Classroom Product, Including New SKETCH 3D Printer
MakerBot announced a surprise new product for the education segment: MakerBot Classroom, which includes the new SKETCH desktop 3D printer.
Dollars and Sense: Your Next Simulation Should Be On the Cloud
You might value the perfect simulation model, striving for perfection—an engineering ideal if ever there was one.
Whoa! Onshape Acquired By PTC!
In a blockbuster corporate acquisition, PTC is to acquire Onshape to gain access to a powerful CAD cloud system that can be marketed to all their users.
Onshape Sees Advantages In 3D Printing Cloud-Based Platforms
Charles Goulding and Greer Veon of R&D Tax Savers examine the cloud-based Onshape platform in the 3D printing workflow.
Cloud-Based Design and Simulation Powers Next-Generation Engineering
CAD tools have changed significantly, and today the promise of cloud-based design services could provide even greater capabilities in the future.
One On One With Standard Cyborg’s CEO
What is Standard Cyborg all about? We talked to Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Huber to learn more about the 3D vision and scanning startup.
The 3D Printing Cloud Can Be A Lot Bigger Than You Think
How important is Ultimaker’s cloud infrastructure? I think it is a critical part of their growth strategy to sell 3D printers to large enterprise clients.
Product Design in the Cloud Gets a Helping Hand
There’s no longer much doubt about the benefits and ubiquity of the cloud, but its utility in product design is still being understood.
How To Save Your $25K Metal 3D Print From Failure
What happens when an expensive metal 3D print fails and no one is around? The Polysense Solutions sensor will detect and alert additive manufacturing operators in real time.
Matters At ParaMatters
Generative design is advancing toward more automated design solutions for additive manufacturing. ParaMatters’ CTO provides a look into what’s new with CogniCAD’s cloud-based generative design software.
New Features in Ultimaker Cura 4.1 Include Cloud Discovery
Thinking of upgrading to Cura 4.1? That’s a very good idea because the new 3D printer slicing and management software includes many new features.
AstroPrint Scores Additional US$1M Investment
AstroPrinthas successfully raised US$1M investment round.
Automation in Focus for Authentise and Microsoft Partnership
Authentise and Microsoft are collaborating to enhance automation in additive manufacturing workflow.
Massive Deal For AstroPrint
AstroPrint announced a spectacular arrangement with Stanley Black & Decker.
Hands On With The BIQU Thunder And The MyMiniFactory App Part 3
Part 3 — the app. We had a chance to test an interesting 3D sprinter and software combination: the BIQU Thunder and MyMiniFactory’s new app.
Ultimaker Still Tweaking Cura 4.0
Ultimaker released yet another version of their upcoming Cura 4.0 software.
Ultimaker Looks Up with Cloud and Material Announcements
Two Cura-centric announcements from Ultimaker today mark ongoing progress for the company.
TwikIt’s Twikbot Cloud Platform Could Inject 3D Printing Into More Industries
I’m looking at an unusual 3D printing software platform, Twikit.
Haute Fabrication’s New 3D Printing Tech
We had a chat with Kevin Friesth, Chief Science Officer/Inventor at Haute Fabrication, regarding their upcoming 3D printers.
Extrusion-Based 3D Printing at a Crossroads
Hobbyist or professional? Extrusion-based 3D printing is at a crossroads.
Kodak Back On Track With Unique 3D Print Features
We hadn’t heard much from Kodak on their new 3D printer for quite a while, but now they’re back in action.
Future Possibilities for 3D Printed Repairs
A reader comment got me thinking about the future of 3D printed repairs.
An Easy Solution For OctoPrint Security?
Last week we wrote on the problem of OctoPrint security, and this week we found a very good solution.
Raise3D Getting Into The Cloud
But those days are mostly gone, except for ultra-low priced equipment competing on price – but not convenience of use.
Put Your Projects in a Virtual Wind Tunnel Before 3D Printing
I’m looking at a new 3D service called AirShaper.
Authentise Reaching for EOS – and Others
Authentise mentioned in their recent newsletter a relationship with EOS equipment, suggesting a significant move.
Would You Try a New 3D Model Repair Service?
We’ve been covertly testing a new cloud-based 3D model repair service that is now available for testing.
Onshape Adds Simulation to their Cloud
Onshape has added a simulation mode for everyone, and it’s quite powerful.
LEDAS Developing Cloud Platform to Build 3D CAD Apps
Accessing Fusion 360 in the Browser!
Three weeks ago Autodesk posted a preview of Fusion 360 in the Browser.
MakerBot Tunes Up Their Educational Access
MakerBot announced two elements of what appears to be an increased emphasis on the educational market.
Mosaic Manufacturing Announces “CANVAS”
Mosaic Manufacturing announced a new cloud-based multi-material software tool for 3D printing, CANVAS.
AstroPrint Announces the AstroBox Touch and Even More Interesting Stuff
Astroprint announced a new set-top box for desktop 3D printers: the AstroBox Touch.
Thrinno’s 3D Metal Printing Quotation System
Are you 3D printing in metal? Thrinno’s new quoting system might be for you.
MakerOS Finally Releases Version 1.0
After a year of beta testing with over 1500 firms, MakerOS is now publicly available for subscription.
Autodesk Wants You To Subscribe To Their 3D Software, They Really Do!
3D software giant Autodesk, whose products are used by many Fabbaloo readers, has announced significant price increases for their non-subscription products.
A-Team Ventures’ Desktop 3D Printer has a Waggle!
A-Team Ventures has produced desktop 3D printers for some years, but now they have a Waggle, too.
Polar3D Gets a Huge Financial Boost
Polar3D, the makers of a very unusual desktop 3D printer, just announced they’ve received USD$2M in investment.
Authentise Releases 3D Printing Analytics Module
Companies with fleets of industrial 3D printers could get much value from a new module in Authentise’s 3DIAX suite: analytics.
A Quick Catchup On MakePrintable
Last fall I wrote a series of stories on an interesting 3D printing startup, MakePrintable. What’s happened since then?
Autodesk Forges Critical New APIs for Forge
Autodesk’s Forge cloud-based 3D initiative gained some new APIs this past week, and they’ll be of specific interest to 3D printing folks.
3DPrinterOS Gains Some Portability
One of the leading cloud-based 3D printing services just made life a lot easier by supporting the Raspberry Pi 3.
Autodesk Axes Perpetual Licenses, Making Users Angry And Happy
Autodesk, one of the world’s largest suppliers of 3D software, announced they’re completely phasing out standard software licenses and moving everything to the cloud.
Carbon Announces the M1 3D Printer, With A Shocking Surprise
Explosive startup Carbon finally announced their first product, the M1 industrial 3D printer.
New Minority Report-Style 3D Modeling Service Coming: 3DGxPAINT?
I stumbled onto a new, apparently not-yet-launched 3D modeling service that could be extremely interesting: 3DGxPAINT.
Watch Out For The MakerX Box
There’s going to be another option for 3D print streaming: The MakerX box.