February 25, 2013

MakerBot partners with Nokia to make 3D smartphone covers

243565.jpg MakerBot and Nokia have partnered to create a free downloadable 3D printing file to allow those interested in 3D printing to custom make their own phone case for the latest Nokia Lumia smartphones.

quotemarksright.jpgThe ’’3D-printing Development Kit provides a 3D template and case specs for printing shell covers for two of Nokia's latest smartphones – the Nokia Lumia 820 and the newly announced Nokia Lumia 520.

Using the 3DK anyone with a MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer can print their own shell. Nokia and Makerbot are demonstrating the exciting possibilities for 3D printing at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 25-28.quotesmarksleft.jpg

GlobalNews Wire Press release. And Nokia press release: "Our partnership with MakerBot brings the world’s first live social 3D printing experience!"

Nokia launched its 3D-printing Development Kit in January, giving 3D-printing enthusiasts the ability make new shells for the Lumia 820 smartphones.

emily | 3:37 PM | 3D printed cell phone cases
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