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.
California-based Octave Systems has announced the addition of Polymakr filament to its offerings. Having recently completed a successful Kickstarter campaign, Polymakr has become a...[read more]
In late 2012, while Formlabs was running the Form 1's Kickstarter campaign, they originally planned to launch with a grey resin. They are not yet satisfied with the material qualities for grey and have decided it needs further...[read more]
Thursday morning, we reported that a MakerBot venture capital meeting somehow turned into talk of potential suitors. Friday, we noticed that MakerBot was sending...[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]