As the lead editor for 3D Printer World, Mike tracks industry news and developments across a broad range of topics. He is an IT professional and analyst, software developer, 3D modeler and 3D printing enthusiast. Prior to launching 3D Printer World, Mike was an IT consultant and before that, the Technical Director of Virgo Publishing, LLC, a magazine publisher and events company.
All-in-one solution provider FATHOM designed, 3D printed and finished a multi-material model of Seattle's Space Needle to celebrate the coming launch of its new...[read more]
Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot, made two significant announcements in his opening remarks at SXSW 2013. The first is a signed agreement with Autodesk to jointly develop and market 3D offerings. The second is a new product called the Digitizer, a desktop 3D scanner.[read more]
Does 3D printing need a new file format? Should Microsoft be the one to provide it? Those are the questions being asked after Gavin Gear recently blogged about Microsoft's intentions...[read more]
With two days remaining on a funding goal of $30,000, the Nomad 883 has been warmly welcomed by the personal manufacturing community, surpassing $470,000 thus far...[read more]