Sculpteo released their fascinating annual survey of 3D printing last week.
How 3D Printing is Changing the Jewelry Industry Around the Globe
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafé look at the various ways 3D printing technology is being used to produce jewelry.
Why 3D Print Services Must Do More Than Just Printing
A 3D print service must do far more than just the 3D printing.
Scultpeo Launchs 2022 Survey
Sculpteo has launched their annual industry survey, and we encourage readers to respond.
Sculpteo Releases State Of 3D Printing Report 2021
Sculpteo has released their annual report on the state of 3D printing for 2021.
Sculpteo Needs Your Help
Sculpteo has launched their annual State of 3D Printing survey.
Sculpteo Adds Four Green BASF Engineering Materials
Sculpteo has added several new materials to their portfolio as a result of their relationship with BASF.
3D Printing Brings Optimism To The Post-Coronavirus Economy
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafé consider the positive economic impact of 3D printing that can carry on after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sculpteo & BASF Announce New Industrial 3D Printing Materials
3D printing and manufacturing service Sculpteo and its parent, BASF, announced three new industrial materials.
Do You Know Who Your 3D Printing Power Users Are?
Charles R. Goulding digs into Sculpteo’s latest State of 3D Printing survey.
Sculpteo Releases 6th Annual State Of 3D Printing
3D print service Sculpteo today released the results of their latest comprehensive annual survey of 3D printing use worldwide, and there’s several important findings.
Sculpteo Opens Largest 3D Printing Annual Survey:
Sculpteo has opened up their annual survey for respondents, and it’s very important your viewpoint be registered.
Open Just A Bit Longer: Our Annual Survey!
Guess what? Our annual survey is now open for only a short while longer. To get your opinion registered and be eligible for the prize, please read on!
The Fabbaloo 2019 Reader Survey Is Open!
The Fabbaloo 2019 Reader Survey Is Open!
Why Did BASF Acquire Sculpteo?
3D print service Sculpteo is to be acquired by BASF, but why is a chemical company buying a service company, something they’ve never done before? We found out why.
Sculpteo Releases 2019 State of 3D Printing Report
Every year 3D print service Sculpteo issues a report on their users’ activities in 3D printing.
Sculpteo’s Annual Survey Is Open
Our friends at Sculpteo have launched their annual industry survey.
Don’t Forget Our Annual Survey!
It’s that time of year again, and there’s a big benefit to you.
Scultpeo’s ISO 9001 Certification Shows What 3D Print Services Must Do
Sculpteo announced they’ve achieved ISO 9001-2015 certification.
FabPilot: A Tool For Every 3D Printing Workshop
Sculpteo’s FabPilot service could supercharge operations at multi-3D printer workshops.
Sculpteo’s 3D Printed Bike Project is an Inspiring Manufacturing Feat
The 3D printing revolution is well underway.
Sculpteo Releases Annual 3D Print Survey Results
3D print service Sculpteo performs an extensive annual survey of the industry.
Convergence: The Changing Face of Manufacturing Services
There seems to be a pattern emerging in the world of manufacturing services, at least from a 3D printing point of view.
Take Sculpteo’s Survey, Please
Surveys are more important than you might think.
What Happens When 3D Printing From Smartphones Becomes Common?
I’ve been contemplating the implications of a world in which anyone can 3D scan anything and print out a replica.
Sculpteo’s Strange New Material: PEBA
Every once in a while, a new material appears on the 3D printer scene. Now Sculpteo introduces one: PEBA.
Peeking Inside a 3D Print Operation
Sculpteo has published a fascinating report on how they handle 3D print jobs in their production facility, demonstrating the challenge of frequent 3D printing.
Nora Toure – Engaged in Inspiring Women to Embrace Technology Careers in the 3D Printing Industry
Nora has been involved in the Additive Manufacturing industry since 2010, engaged in inspiring women to embrace Technology careers in the 3D Printing industry.
Stepping Through Sculpteo’s Annual 3D Printing Survey
Each year Sculpteo performs an interesting survey of the 3D printing community and the results this year show some interesting trends.
Sculpteo un-Beta’s Their Smoothing System
3D print service Sculpteo announced testing of their mysterious smoothing system is now “out of its beta phase” and available to all.
What’s Behind Sculpteo’s AI Venture?
Last week 3D print service Sculpteo announced a series of AI-based tools to simplify use of their system. But what’s driving them to this?
Sculpteo Announces AI-Based 3D Printing Services
Sculpteo announced today a suite of AI-based elements to assist in 3D metal printing.
Still Time To Participate in our Annual Survey – And Win!
Yes, there is still time to participate in our annual reader survey, once again powered by 3D print service Sculpteo.
The Factory of the Future is Here. Are you ready?
At first blush, the factory of the future sounds like an airy concept. But the factory of the future is an idea that’s been around for a long time, and its actuality is being created right now.
What’s This? Sculpteo Adds 2D Technologies?
3D print service Sculpteo announced the availability of a laser cutting capability. What does this mean?
Sculpteo Releases Their “State of 3D Printing” Survey Results
3D print service Sculpteo undertook a comprehensive survey of their clients earlier this year and today they publish the results.
Sculpteo Responds To The Biggest Customer Concern
Sculpteo announced a new “48 hour” shipping policy that could change people’s minds about using 3D print services.
Yet Another Way To 3D Scan: Drones
A terrific story by Jess Hedstrom of Sculpteo explains how 3D scans of large objects can be accomplished, and it’s surprisingly similar to the process in our scanning series.
Sculpteo’s 3D Printing Survey Confirms Suspicions
3D print service Sculpteo recently undertook a survey of their members to gauge feelings on various topics. The results are quite interesting.
Staples and Sculpteo Partner On 3D Print Services
Consumer service giant Staples has made a deal with Sculpteo to enable Staples customers to obtain professional quality 3D prints.
Dicing Up The Inside of a 3D Model With MeshMixer
We’ve been experimenting with some of MeshMixer’s lesser-known but highly powerful capabilities to create a hidden internal mesh for solid models.
One & Only 3D Printed Jewelry
A Toronto-based startup hopes to capture some of the 3D printed jewelry market.
Could Amazon Challenge Shapeways, Sculpteo and Other 3D Print Services?
Recent additions to Amazon’s growing 3D marketplace could indicate trouble ahead for current popular 3D print services.
Lowe’s Innovation Labs Gets 3D Printing
North American hardware retail giant Lowe’s has set up a way for customers to 3D print customized products.
NightHawk: The First Mass Produced Headphone Component From Sculpteo
AudioQuest and Sculpteo have teamed up to bring us the first mass produced headphones containing a 3D printed component.
Sculpteo Launches FinalProof
Sculpteo launched FinalProof at CES 2015, the first realistic 3D printing preview feature.
Tom’s Reviews Popular 3D Print Services
Tom’s Guide recently reviewed four major 3D print services to gauge their pricing and service quality.
Amazon’s 3D Nuclear Option Launches
Things just got mainstream: Amazon announced a dedicated 3D print service.
Love By Me’s 3D Printed Heart
A new service jointly developed by Sculpteo and Dassault Systèmes hopes to provide lovers worldwide with a new option.
Buy a 3D Printer or Use a Service?
Sculpteo has done a detailed analysis of the costs involved in choosing whether to use a 3D print service or buy your own 3D printer. We believe their analysis misses one important factor.
Sculpteo’s Factory Button
If you’ve been learning about 3D printing, you’ll know that the best things to print are those that are one-offs. Unique, custom items that are made once for someone. They’re special and “fit” only one use or person. If you want to make many of an item, you should not 3D print but instead… Continue reading Sculpteo’s Factory Button
Sculpteo Partners with French Post Office
France-based 3D print service Sculpteo has partnered with the French post office, La Poste, to provide 3D print services at three locations in the Paris area. La Poste is interested in exploring new ways to revive interest in using postal services – and 3D printing could be one of those ways if the experiment… Continue reading Sculpteo Partners with French Post Office
Sculpteo’s New Materials
Last week Sculpteo announced the availability of two new materials for their 3D print service: Sterling Silver and Wax. It’s an arms race between 3D print services; each adds new materials and features to keep up with or gain a lead on the others. The most frequent battlefield is materials. This announcement is just… Continue reading Sculpteo’s New Materials
3D Genealogy with My People’s Tree
A new app from eliumstudio provides an ability to generate 3D printed genealogical trees. My People’s Tree, available at no charge on the iTunes app store, lets you specify names faces and relationships in true family tree style. Faces are created from uploaded photos. In our experiment it seemed that you need a clear,… Continue reading 3D Genealogy with My People’s Tree
At CES we dropped by the Sculpteo booth and had a chance to discuss the state of business with CEO and co-Founder Clément Moreau. Like most companies in the 3D printing space, Sculpteo is faced with the difficult question: “If you can print anything, what do you print?” The availability of printable 3D models… Continue reading Sculpteo’s Strategy
Sculpteo’s Secret iPhone Case-Printing Service
We’ve been investigating Sculpteo’s new iPhone case service. You’ve seen these things before: select a cool iPhone case from a series of astounding designs and receive it in the mail, freshly 3D printed. But there’s quite a difference with Sculpteo’s new service. Yes, you select and receive a cool case. But it has an… Continue reading Sculpteo’s Secret iPhone Case-Printing Service
Sculpteo Lowers Prices
3D print service Sculpteo has abruptly lowered their pricing for 3D models. Evidently their print volume must have increased sufficiently to permit more effective plastic purchases from their suppliers. This change affects only their plastic price. They say: Thanks to this success, we can now lower the price of your 3D prints made… Continue reading Sculpteo Lowers Prices
Sculpteo’s iPhone Case Design Challenge
We’re reviewing the winning entries to Sculpteo’s iPhone Case Design Challenge and we like what we see. There are some very interesting designs, including the winner above: The String Case by FCPRS. It’s quite startling to see how inventive designers can be given the constraints of an iPhone case. Strangely, the winning entry… Continue reading Sculpteo’s iPhone Case Design Challenge
Sculpteo Introduces Color Ceramics
Growing 3D print service Sculpteo has introduced a little bit of color to their ceramic material options. Today you can choose from these tasty glazing options: White Glossy, Oyster Blue, Tangerine Orange, Turquoise, Aquarius Blue, Satin Black, Anis Green and Lemon Yellow. Not only will you receive colored objects, but they’ll be perfectly smooth… Continue reading Sculpteo Introduces Color Ceramics
Sculpteo’s iPhone Case Contest
3D print service Sculpteo has launched an interesting contest for those interested in designing unique cases for iPhone 4’s. They’re seeking “the best iPhone 4 case that you could ever imagine with 3D printing”. Judging will be done by a panel composed of “design and 3D printing professionals and representatives of Sculpteo”. Specifically… Continue reading Sculpteo’s iPhone Case Contest
Tinkercad Now Sculpteos
Everyone’s favourite web-based 3D modeling software now has another partner: 3D print service Sculpteo. Previously Tinkercad could automatically send your 3D design directly to Materialise, Ponoko or Shapeways, but now you have a fourth option: France-based Sculpteo. Actually there is a fifth option: download the 3D model to your own computer and print it… Continue reading Tinkercad Now Sculpteos
Sculpteo’s Cloud Engine
3D print service Sculpteo announced their “3D Printing Cloud Engine” that provides a way for websites to create online stores for 3D printed items. The service apparently permits customization of 3D models to some degree. The customized models are then automatically submitted to Sculpteo’s print service for production and shipping. Sculpteo also says they… Continue reading Sculpteo’s Cloud Engine
Sculpteo’s New App
3D print service Sculpteo just released a new iOS app that hooks directly into their service. With the app you can select a variety of 3D models that are tweaked with your personal data. You can take a side view image of your face (or your dog’s, we suppose) and it automatically creates a… Continue reading Sculpteo’s New App
From iPad to Your Finger
The ubiquitous iPad is well known because the primary interface is, well, your finger. Sometimes more than one. Nevertheless, a new iPad app promises to turn the tables on the interface by permitting you to design (with your trusty iPad finger) a 3D ring. The iRing3D app by Paracloud does just that. The app… Continue reading From iPad to Your Finger
Sculpteo Sails Across the Sea
The 3D Print Service market just got a bit more interesting. France-based Sculpteo, whom we reported on some time ago, announced they now ship to the USA, joining major players Shapeways, i.Materialise and Ponoko. Previously, they shipped only to Europe. Thus it’s time to check out Sculpteo in a bit more detail. Sculpteo operates… Continue reading Sculpteo Sails Across the Sea