Archives for the category: Cover stories on 3D printing

November 3, 2012

Cover stories on 3Dprinting

Wired, October 2012

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quotemarksright.jpgMakerBot, a company that for nearly four years has been bringing affordable 3-D printers to the masses.

But nothing MakerBot has ever built looks like the new printer these workers are currently constructing.

The Replicator 2 isn’t a kit; it doesn’t require a weekend of wrestling with software that makes Linux look easy. Instead, it’s driven by a simple desktop application, and it will allow you to turn CAD files into physical things as easily as printing a photo.quotesmarksleft.jpg



The Economist, April 2012

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quotemarksright.jpgAs manufacturing goes digital, it will change out of all recognition, says The Economist's Innovation editor Paul Markillie. And some of the business of making things will return to rich countries.quotesmarksleft.jpg











USA Today, February 2012

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quotemarksright.jpgThanks to the Internet and declining hardware costs, 3D printing — once a specialized process used sparingly by industrial companies for prototyping — is becoming more common among design hobbyists and entrepreneurs such as Summit.quotesmarksleft.jpg







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