3D Systems Acquires botObjects

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One of the 3D printing giants swallowed up a small startup making a multicolor personal 3D printer: 3D Systems owns botObjects. botObjects has been around for a couple of years now, focusing on a multicolor process for personal 3D printing. Why acquire botObjects?

The Logic Behind The botObjects Acquisition

Fabbaloo

Last week 3D Systems announced they’d acquired botObjects , but many could not understand why 3D Systems would do so. In case you haven’t heard of botObjects, it was a company purportedly making a full color 3D printer.

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The Lunavast CrafteHbot Brings Color to FDM 3D Printing

3D Printing Industry

The world of full-color FDM is an interesting one, with numerous companies working to establish the best method for turning the low-cost, but capable technology into a full-color process. that offers a unique color FDM process, in the form of a DIY kit called the Lunavast CrafteHbot.

Sifting through the features or "The Guide to Not Buying a 3D Printer"

Chopmeister's 3D Printing Stuff

If you look at my BotObjects post, or the CubePro post, you will see examples of that. The problem. Well, a person looking to buy a 3d printer nowadays will have a larger choice than ever of manufacturers and models. Literally hundreds of them.

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DIMENSIONEXT: The Year Of The 3D Printer

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Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH. PRINTEREST. ABOUT. The Year Of The 3D Printer. The Year Of The 3D Printer. 3D printers have been voted the best gadget launch of 2013 in a survey of 3,900 British gadget fans conducted by Gadget Show Live @ Christmas. Phenomenally, t he technology took nearly a third (31 per cent) of the votes. Lets look a little deeper into what is going on here: 3D printers are far from new, and far from being one device.

Sifting through the features or "The Guide to Not Buying a 3D Printer"

Chopmeister's 3D Printing Stuff

If you look at my BotObjects post, or the CubePro post, you will see examples of that. [UPDATE 29.8.14] Yesterday while writing this post, I wasn't aiming for anything special, I was just a bit irritated how misleading most of the information about 3d printers currently is.

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