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 and marketing consultant and before that, the Technical Director of Virgo Publishing, LLC, a magazine publisher and events company.
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]
The Fuel3D handheld scanner has performed well during the first three days of its crowd funding campaign, nearly doubling its goal of $75,000. Based on medical...[read more]
Australia-based 3Dstuffmaker has announced a new 3D printer, the Mega Prusa. Continuing its line of products based on the RepRap project, the new model offers a significant print size advantage.[read more]