Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at recent developments in AI.
Seattle Tech and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at reasons 3D printing companies should be in Seattle.
2021 Global Reputation Leaders And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider ten leading companies’ activities in 3D printing.
3D Printing Impact Of Xbox Series X And PlayStation 5
Charles Goulding and Adam Friedman consider how 3D printing might impact updates to the latest gaming consoles.
Microsoft Officially Joins Blender Foundation
Microsoft has officially joined the Blender Foundation Development Fund, a group that supports the open source 3D modeling tool Blender.
Microsoft Digital Training And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Alyssa Schneider think on pandemic-driven job market changes and where digital upskilling can help.
The Kinect Is Not Dead!
Microsoft announced a new version of their handheld 3D scanner, and it may have some implications for 3D printing.
Automation in Focus for Authentise and Microsoft Partnership
Authentise and Microsoft are collaborating to enhance automation in additive manufacturing workflow.
3DPrinterOS Rides the Azure Train
3DPrinterOS announced an interesting joint service with Microsoft to enhance use of their Azure system.
Microsoft’s Project Zanzibar Platform Introduces a Portable Tangible User Interface
Seamlessly bridging the physical and digital worlds has proved to be a significant challenge for even the world’s most advanced electronic manufacturers.
Microsoft’s Online 3D Model Repair Tool
I have no idea how I missed this, but there is another free method for repairing broken 3D models.
The Kinect is Dead; How to 3D Scan Now?
It turns out that Microsoft has now officially ceased production of their popular 3D sensor, the Kinect. What does this mean for 3D printing?
Microsoft Updates Their Flagship Mouse with the Premium Surface Precision Mouse
Never underestimate the power of an ergonomic mouse.
Microsoft’s Paint 3D: Introductory, Not Revolutionary
Windows 10 now includes Paint 3D, a simple 3D modeling program.
Microsoft Announces Surface Studio, Makes Working on a Monitor Look Cool
Microsoft just did what nobody thought they could ever do–Make people fall in love with one of their products.
Microsoft’s 3D Plans and How They May Affect Everyone Else
It seems software giant Microsoft is going deeper into 3D technology, and I’m wondering how this could tilt the 3D printing landscape.
3DPrinterOS Cozies up to Microsoft: Is there More to the Story?
Cloud-based 3D print management service 3DPrinterOS announced they’ve moved their processing to Microsoft’s Azure cloud service.
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.
Microsoft Updates 3D Builder App For Windows 10
Did you know Microsoft produces a 3D modeling app? They’ve just updated it, too.
Microsoft Teams with netfabb In The Cloud
Microsoft and netfabb announced a partnership to extend their 3D print cloud services.
Microsoft Developing Mobile 3D Scanning Technology – For Any Smartphone!
A paper from Oxford and Microsoft researchers details an experimental workflow enabling capture of 3D models using only a smartphone’s camera.
3MF Consortium Hopes to Standardize 3D Print Formats
Several key 3D print-related companies announced a new consortium focused on promoting a new, more powerful 3D model file format: 3MF.
Kinect v2 Available: 3D Scanning Just Got Better
After a long period of waiting, Microsoft now offers their new Kinect v2 3D sensor for pre-order.
MakerBot Appears at Microsoft Stores
This is an interesting arrangement: MakerBot has partnered with Microsoft to display MakerBot 3D printing gear in select Microsoft retail stores across the USA. MakerBot will be allocated a space within these stores to set up a “store within a store” concept, similar to what Apple did with certain big box stores before they… Continue reading MakerBot Appears at Microsoft Stores
Digging Deeper Into Microsoft’s 3D Printing Support
A short while ago we described Microsoft’s surprise announcement of their inclusion of 3D printing support natively in Windows 8.1. We’ve been checking out the detailed documentation available from Microsoft on this feature and found some interesting stuff. They’ve extended existing print and document components within Windows to accommodate 3D printing. “PrintTickets” are created… Continue reading Digging Deeper Into Microsoft’s 3D Printing Support