Version 2.1.0 of MakerWare is now available for download . This latest version of our 3D printing preparation software includes support for the MakerBot Thing-O-Matic, our second generation 3D printer released in 2010. We’re glad to offer this integration for some of our long-time customers, who have contributed significantly to the MakerBot community. What’s New in MakerWare 2.1.0 Besides support for the Thing-O-Matic, there are some changes and a bunch of bug fixes for MakerBot Replicator, Replicator 2, and Replicator 2X users
A chair with no back; a helmet that’s not really there; a ‘Star Trek’-style replicator.
National Center for Manufacturing Sciences Senior VP Rebecca Taylor recently wrote about how FDM Technology mended a heartache. Her beautiful Corvette convertible, otherwise running great, was stranded for lack of one stupidly simple part: the tray that holds the engine computer. With spring fast approaching, Taylor issued a distress call to the manufacturing community.
Well the week at the Gadget Show LIVE was massive! We spoke to hundreds (possibly thousands) of people about 3D printing technology and where we see it in the future.