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Official: Amazon Web Services acquires Shapeways and enters 3D printing on-demand segment

Amazon is acquiring a majority stake in Shapeways, a world-leading provider of B2B and B2C 3D printing services to small, independent ventures to expand services around the world* SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 1, 2018– Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that it has acquired a controlling stake in Shapeways, a leading global …

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We Just Love This Folding Robot on Fab365

Folding Robot-R is the second in a series of folding robots designed as an applications for “4D” printing. It was inspired by the “Robby” robot that appears in the movie “Forbidden Planet (1956)” The original design is by Goo Sangkwon, of GOODesign Studio and CEO at 3D model marketplace Fab365. …

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3D Systems Introduces New 3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS

At SOLIDWORKS World, 3D Systems introduced 3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS.  By combining the tools that designers need from 3D Systems’ 3DXpert with SOLIDWORKS from Dassault Systèmes, 3D Systems provides a distinct and exclusive advantage to all SOLIDWORKS users.  The new 3DXpert for SOLIDWORKS product enables SOLIDWORKS users to prepare and optimize designs for …

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3D Systems and Stryker Team Up to Advance Personalized Surgery through VSP  

to3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) and Stryker formed an exclusive distribution partnership focusing on personalized surgery, VSP (Virtual Surgical Planning) and anatomical models for the craniomaxillofacial specialty. This partnership will drive the availability of personalized surgical planning and techniques to healthcare professionals – saving both surgeons and patients hours in the operating room.1 …

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Trinckle Turns PROTIQ’s Fully Digital 3D Printing Business Model Into Reality

  Berlin-based trinckle provides design automation for 3D printing – with a focus on product customization. For the PROTIQ Marketplace, the company developed a web-based configurator for inductors that enables customers to configure and order customized copper inductors in a fully digitized process. Starting with a customized component design based on …

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3D Hubs and Rolls Royce Work with Students on JetX 3D Printed Functional Jet Engine Model

3D Hubs Student Grant finalist JetX are a team of aerospace engineering students working with Rolls Royce to create the world’s first functional 3D printed jet engine model to provide instant design feedback. The project started back in 2013 at the University of Glasgow when Chris Triantafyllou the President and …

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