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MakerBot CEO Announces 3D Scanner During SXSW Keynote
2013-03-10 06:37:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The co-founder and CEO of MakerBot opened this year´s South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) event by unveiling a desktop device that can scan small three-dimensional objects, creating a file that can then be used to print 3D replicas of the scanned items. The scanner has been dubbed the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner. It was revealed by Bre Pettis of the Brooklyn, New York-based company during his keynote speech at the...


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The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

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