Xaar appoints Hopkinson to Director of 3D Printing

Xaar, a world leader in industrial inkjet technology, has appointed Professor Neil Hopkinson to a new role as Director of 3D Printing. Professor Hopkinson is the original inventor of the transformational High Speed Sintering (HSS) technology. He brings with him 19 years’ experience in additive manufacturing technology gained at the University of Sheffield, Loughborough University, … Read more →

Ultimaker launches two new 3D Printers

Ultimaker, a leading 3D printer manufacturer based in Geldermalsen, Netherlands, has launched two new 3D printers – the new Ultimaker 2+ and Ultimaker 2 Extended+ are both based on the company’s popular Ultimaker 2 family of 3D printers. Ultimaker provides tools to efficiently support a full infrastructure of 3D printers, software and materials, strengthened by … Read more →

Objex Unlimited to hold free Ontario seminars on 3D Printing this week and next

Technology and advances in 3D printing bring a wide range of benefits that traditional methods of manufacturing or prototyping simply cannot. Commercial printers are adding Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) to their products and services, creating new revenue opportunities. New applications of 3D printing are emerging almost daily. These seminars, presented by Toronto 3D Studio Objex … Read more →

Smith Micro releases Poser 11 and Poser Pro 11 3D character software

Poser software allows novices, hobbyists and professionals to create realistic 3D characters, scenes, animations and videos. Aimed at illustrators, graphic designers and 3D artists, Poser features “powerful and sophisticated” tools and pre-built, ready-to-use figures and props to create ‘hyper-realistic’ 3D effects faster and easier via its streamlined workflow and powerful new rendering engine. New Poser … Read more →

Ryerson and Think2Thing to stage first-of-its-kind 3D Printing Conference and Exhibit in Toronto starting tomorrow

Ryerson University and Think2Thing (a cutting-edge 3D printing workshop and studio focused on innovation and R&D in 3D printing technologies and co-founder of Ryerson’s Advanced Manufacturing, Design and 3D Printing Lab) are co-hosting the inaugural Be3Dimensional Conference in downtown Toronto October 23 – 24. Toronto’s 3D technology community is growing rapidly and transcends multiple sectors … Read more →

Canon to enter 3D Printing market

You can now add Canon to the list of major press and printer manufacturers (like Heidelberg, Konica Minolta, HP, and others) who have already begun expanding into the lucrative 3D market via new prototypes, equipment and affiliations. During the recent Canon Expo held in Paris, France, Canon revealed plans to enter the 3D printing market … Read more →

LightWave 3D Group releases LightWave 2015 Update 3

The update from California-based LightWave 3D Group offers numerous improvements, system updates for Python, support for Nvidia Optimus technology and more. LightWave 3D is intuitive software that offers an end-to-end production pipeline for artists and designers to model, animate, capture, retarget, render, and input and output to 3D – including 3D printing. Pipeline updates for … Read more →