As 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.
MakeX, a fresh startup based in Ningbo, China, with marketing offices planned for the USA, has launched a DLP SLA printer on Kickstarter this morning called the M-One. The first ten...[read more]
Spain-based Tumaker has launched the Voladora (Flying) 3D printer. It is an open source design, utilizing Slic3r, Repetier-Host and Pronterface, translated into Basque, Spanish or English. The software accepts...[read more]
Bob and I were in the Los Angeles area this week. We visited Lincoln Kamm, Deezmaker, Airwolf 3D and MatterHackers...[read more]
Austin-based re:3D's new Kickstarter campaign for the Gigabot 3D printer is off to a quick start, having doubled its goal of $40,000 in less than two days. The Gigabot is distinguished from other personal 3D printers by its build envelope – a whopping 600 x 600 x 600 mm (roughly two cubic feet).[read more]