UPS Store expands 3D printing services to nearly 100 locations

Delivery company UPS is making its 3D printing service more widely available at its stores across the United States. After an initial test with six markets, the UPS Store will now offer the service in close to 100 additional locations nationwide, and has designated this week as its first annual 3D Print Week in order to promote the expansion. Continue reading “UPS Store expands 3D printing services to nearly 100 locations”

Materialise Is Getting More Serious About 3D Scanning Services

The era of mass 3D scanning is not so far away. Just this past week we covered announcements from Energy3D, which is launching a low cost structured light system 3D Scanner and from Stonex, which is further developing its TOF laser 3D scanning system. Now, though, the latest news comes from Materialise’s as the company has announced it will be entering the 3D scanning service market. Continue reading “Materialise Is Getting More Serious About 3D Scanning Services”

BrewPrint Gamifies 3D Printing with Print Management Software and Ecosystem

There are currently a wide number of 3D printer management programs out there to control a variety of 3D printers and handle 3D printable files. These range from manufacturer-specific and open source pieces of software all the way to universal 3D printer networking services. BrewEngine, however, is the first company I’ve encountered that rewards users for printing with their software. Continue reading “BrewPrint Gamifies 3D Printing with Print Management Software and Ecosystem”

This French 3-D Printing Company Has a Unique Approach to the Consumer Market (VIDEO)

French company Sculpteo offers 3-D printing services for businesses and consumers, but the way it approaches the consumer market is quite unique. Aside from offering a consumer marketplace where people can buy and sell 3-D printed designs that Sculpteo professionally prints, it also offers API integration for businesses to directly tap into Sculpteo’s 3-D printing platform. Continue reading “This French 3-D Printing Company Has a Unique Approach to the Consumer Market (VIDEO)”