Together with so many others we were really disappointed when Tinkercad announced it’s shut down. Deep down we hoped someone would acquire and save Tinkercad. And it happened! Autodesk signed a deal to acquire Tinkercad and blow new life into the platform.
French journalist Gilbert Kallenborn had a big problem when the lock of his sliding window didn’t function any more. Perfect for a DIY 3D printing project! Gilberts window dated from the seventies and he was looking for a solution for months. He couldn’t find any spare parts so he asked smithlocks, friends and family, but no one could help him and it would cost 3000 euro to buy a new window.
Sculpteo was part of Startup Weekend Transmedia San Francisco last week-end. Two days and a half of brainstorming, pitches and project development for building a startup project using story-telling.
At the 3D Printshow in London past weekend, i.materialise hosted a workshop together with Tinkercad , the easy to use 3D design web app. First, Tinkercad’s Technical Artist Pekka showed a packed workshop room how to design a saw shaped alligator wrench.
Board games are ridiculously fun. I’m not talking about kiddy fare like “Monopoly” or “Sorry” here, but the real board games like “Betrayal at House on the Hill” and “Monsters Menace America.” Unfortunately, these games usually cost anywhere between $60 and $120 due to the large amount of plastic pieces. What’s a poor board game fan who just wants to play a simple strategy game to do?
Today, the folks at Tinkercad released one of their coolest features ever: the possibility to import existing 2D or 3D designs. Tinkercad is a free 3D design app that runs in the browser by using the latest web technology (web GL). The great thing about it is that you don’t need any previous design expertise
Last months have been pretty exciting for us. We partnered with some of the best 3D software companies in the world to integrate Sculpteo services directly to their softwares. Here is a quick summary of the 3D modeling softwares that integrate Sculpteo 3D printing services: Autodesk 123D is the free software suite from world-class software company Autodesk