Not content with selling the best-selling consumer 3D printer on the market, Makerbot is working hard to become a force in just-in-time design and alternative art. Zee is a small figure inspired by pa
Stratasys announced some impressive second quarter numbers today, noting that the company saw $178.46 million in revenue this quarter compared to $156.61 million last quarter. Profit also rose from $1
MakerBot wants to take over the world, but you can't take over the world without leaving home base.
This morning, MakerBot announced that they're formally launching a European arm of their company.
Home Depot is redefining the term DIY now that MakerBot printers and scanners are available in some retail locations.
As part of a pilot program (<a target="_blank" href="http://makerbot-blog.s3.am
When <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/Makerbot">MakerBot</a> announced the Z18 printer last January at CES, there wasn't much of a shipping date. Now, however, the company has begun shipping the ma
MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis made an official statement regarding the claims that the company has patented a number of community-created 3D printing improvements and tools. The claims emerged after a numbe
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Autodesk has been moving decisively in the home 3D printing space, buying 3D modeling software Tinkercad and releasing apps to help amateur modelers create 3D goodies using their phones. Now they have
A MakerBot patent shows that the company is working on a dual-filament solution that can change print colors on the fly. By leading the filaments through the heated extruder using a sort of “sli
<a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/Stratasys">Stratasys</a>, the 3D-printing company that bought <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/Makerbot">Makerbot</a>, has purchased <a target="_blank" href="htt
<a target="_blank" href="http://tiles.cadigo.com">Tiles by Cadigo</a> is a 3D modeling program for kids that lets the wee tykes drop blocks, walls, and pixels into an environment and then output the o
I actually checked to see if today was April Fool's but, seeing as how it wasn't and seeing as how it would be quite simple to recreate this cool piece of hardware, I figured we could check it out. Ba
HP CEO Meg Whitman casually noted that the company would have a "big technology announcement" in June related to the 3D printing space, a move that could place 3D printers into the hands of casual hom
If you followed along with this year’s CES coverage, you know that one trend that emerged over the past couple years is here to stay. If you haven’t made your peace with the 3D printing re
Interested in 3D printing and smartphone-controlled aerial drones? So is Martha Stewart.
She and I had the pleasure of touring CES 2014's South Hall, where we checked out Parrot, Form Labs, and Ma
It was an inauspicious beginning. At the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/Makerbot">Makerbot</a> event last night at <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/ces-2014">CES 2014</a> the intro music tende
Today at <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/ces-2014">CES 2014</a>, <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/Makerbot">MakerBot</a> CEO Bre Pettis announced the MakerBot Replicator 3D Printing Platform. T
Hardware <a target="_blank" href="http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS24524113">analysts at IDC</a> are estimating that 3D printer shipments will grow ten times in the period between now and
We are at a turning point in terms of gadget manufacturing. The heavy hitters in hardware - the Sonys, the Samsungs, the LGs - are stuck in the mire of slow innovation. We haven't heard much out of th
<a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/Stratasys">Stratasys</a>, one of the two giants in the 3D printing market (the other is <a target="_blank" href="http://www.3dsystems.com">3DSystems</a>), is on a r