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Objet Showcases Exquisite Examples of Professional 3D Printing Applications at the 3D Printshow

October 19, 2012

RHEINMUENSTER, Germany, October 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Objet stand P19 Level 2, Porter Tun Room, The Brewery, London.

Seminar session: How 3D printing is used within their business by Legacy

Effects’ Jason Lopes Saturday, 20th October 15:00-16:00 and Sunday 21st October


With a goal of extending the awareness of 3D printing, Objet Ltd [http://www.objet.com
]., the innovation leader in 3D printing
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mX6G-TluQHE&feature=plcp ] for rapid prototyping
[http://objet.com/knowledge-center/rapid-prototyping ] and additive manufacturing,
exhibits some stunning examples of real-life professional 3D printing applications at the
inaugural 3D Printshow today.

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Two pieces from Neri Oxman’s ‘Imaginary Beings: Mythologies of the Not Yet’
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jhg267Xv2oY&feature=plcp ] series, recently exhibited at
the Centre Pompidou in Paris, take centre stage on the Objet stand (P19 Level 2, Porter
Tun Room). Printed using Objet’s unique Connex multi-material 3D printing technology
[http://objet.com/3d-printers/connex ], Oxman explains why the process was significant in
the development of the pieces, “Objet 3D printing technology was extremely important in
dreaming up this project. It wasn’t about generating forms and then using 3D printing to
print them. It was really about using multi-material technology as an opportunity to think
about how to make these ‘contraptions’ or ‘wearable myths’ mythical, and how to actually
make them work better as products or objects for the human body.”

Legacy Effects’ Jason Lopes, another Objet technology user, explains how 3D printing
is used within the business in two seminars on Saturday 20th October 15:00-16:00 and
Sunday 21st October 11:00-12:00. An award winning full service character design, make-up
and animatronic studio, Legacy Effects’ work can be seen feature films such as Avatar,
Iron Man II, Shutter Island, Alice in Wonderland, and Thor and has been nominated for an
Academy Award(R) for Iron Man. With Objet Eden and Objet Connex multi-material 3D
printers, Lopes’ team is able to react to short deadlines, cater for multiple projects and
make changes and different versions easily with quick conversion from scan files: “The
best thing about 3D printing for me and my team is that our customers and actors can
interact and try out the fit of our concept designs. When we produce character suits,
creature mock ups and make-up effects, the materials are so durable and workable they can
really see how it’s going to work out for them on set.”

Designer Daniel Hilldrup will also feature Objet 3D printed work at the show. ‘Flux’,
appearing in the 3D Printshow’s art gallery, was produced on an Objet Connex
multi-material 3D Printer.

Described by Hilldrup as “a statement on the transference of energy and its transition
and total transformation from one physical state and form into another”, Flux depicts
black candle wax melting into the liquid base of a candelabra, captured, like a fossil, at
a specific moment in time.

“We’re delighted to count Objet among the exhibitors at the 3D Printshow,” says Kerry
Hogarth, founder of the 3D Printshow. “As a leading player in the 3D printing community,
providing professional equipment for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, Objet
makes an excellent addition to the show.”

Resources for Media

        - Video: Objet260 Connex in action
          [http://objet.com/3d-printers/connex/objet260-connex ]
        - Video: 3D Printing | Enabling Dreams to Reality
          [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1zc1AjrHSc&feature=g-all-u ]
        - Video: Revolution in Art & Design using 3D Printing | Objet for Neri Oxman
          [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FakIQ2wiHG0&feature=plcp ]
        - Video: Amazing Models by Objet Connex 3D Printer
          [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zM3iMX3lIM&feature=plcp ]

About Objet

Objet Ltd. [http://www.objet.com ] is a leading provider of high quality, cost
effective inkjet-based 3D printing systems and materials. A global company, Objet has
offices in North America, Europe, Japan, China, Hong Kong, and India.

Objet’s 3D printing systems and 3D printing materials are ideal for any company
involved in the manufacture or design of physical products using 3D software or other 3D
content. Companies using Objet’s solutions can be typically found in sectors
[http://www.objet.com/INDUSTRIES ] such as consumer goods & electronics, aerospace &
defense, automotive, education, dental, medical and medical devices, architecture,
industrial machinery, footwear, sporting goods, toys and service bureaus.

Founded in 1998, the company has thousands of customers
[http://www.objet.com/RESOURCES/Case_Studies ] worldwide including a substantial share of
the relevant Fortune 100 and Fortune 500. Its award-winning technology (13 awards in 8
years) is based upon over 110 patents and patent pending inventions.

Objet’s advanced 3D printing systems and range of over 100 materials
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials ] enable professionals to build prototypes that
accurately simulate the true look, feel and function of an end-product, even complex,
assembled goods. The Objet Connex [http://www.objet.com/3D-Printer/Objet_Connex_Family
](TM) line of multi-material 3D printers features the world’s only technology to
simultaneously jet 2 materials. With this, users can print many different materials into a
single part and print various mixed parts on the same build tray. Users can also create
advanced composite materials, or Digital Materials
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials/Overview/Digital_Materials ](TM) featuring
unique mechanical and thermal properties. Objet’s range of over 100 3D printing materials
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials ] simulate properties ranging from rigid
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials/Overview/Rigid_Opaque ] to rubber-like
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials/Overview/Rubber-like ], transparent
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials/Overview/Transparent ] to opaque and standard
to ABS-grade engineering plastics
[http://www.objet.com/3D-Printing-Materials/Overview/ABS-like ], with a large number of
in-between shore grades and shades.

Objet’s 3D printers [http://www.objet.com/3D-Printer/Products_Overview ] are available
in a range of form-factors, from cost-effective desktop 3D printers ideal for entry-level
professionals all the way to industrial-scale multi-material machines for front-line
designers and top manufacturers. Objet’s 3D printers feature the industry’s
highest-resolution 3D printing quality, based on 16-micron (0.0006 in.) super-thin
layering, wide material versatility, office friendliness and ease of operation.

For more information, visit us at http://www.objet.com, and for more about 3D
printing industry-related news, business issues and trends, read the Objet blog
[http://blog.objet.com ].

(c) 2012 Objet, Objet24, Objet30, Objet Studio, Quadra, QuadraTempo, FullCure, SHR,
Eden, Eden250, Eden260, Eden260V, Eden330, Eden350, Eden350V, Eden500V, Job Manager,
CADMatrix, Connex, Connex260, Connex350, Connex500, Alaris, Alaris30, PolyLog, TangoBlack,
TangoGray, TangoPlus, TangoBlackPlus, VeroBlue, VeroBlack, VeroClear, VeroDent, VeroGray,
VeroWhite, VeroWhitePlus, Durus, Digital Materials, PolyJet, PolyJet Matrix, ABS-like and
ObjetGreen are trademarks or registered trademarks of Objet Ltd. and may be registered in
certain jurisdictions. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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        Email: Vicki.kei@objet.com

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