What is 3DPrintingPriceCheck? It does exactly that. Jonas Neubert, creator of the online service, just released a significant update to the service, which now includes STL upload, instant quotes from some 3D print services, more materials and even lead time estimates.
3D printing is taking off, if one believes the signals seen this year. Another milestone was reached last week by popular repository Thingiverse, who declared they now have over 100,000 3D models available.
There’s a company in Chile that wants to let you bring your thoughts into the physical realm. According to a post on Discovery News , Thinker Thing is working on a combination of software and hardware that will let users sculpt objects using thought alone
If you’re willing to dive into 3D printing, CGTrader just started a new huge competition! The goal of this contest is to let users create the best 3D print-ready models. Essentially, CGTrader wants to expand its community toward 3D printing and is looking for new talents to integrate amazing models to the database. Competitors are therefore invited to look back in their childhood and design a character of their imagination in 3D. There are lots of 3D Printing competitions out there, but for this one CGTrader came up with a long list of partners to give away an impressive number of prizes
The Pirate3D Buccaneer printer hit its Kickstarter goal of $100,000 in just 10 minutes after launch . At time of writing, it’s been roughly 15 hours since the campaign was started, and it’s already hit $282,356.