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 →

Objex Unlimited hosts free seminar on 3D printing

They were expecting about 15 to 25 to attend, but Toronto-based 3D printing studio Objex Unlimited had to make room for over 35 attendees Thursday, May 7 from 10 am to 1 pm at the Mississauga Grand Banquet and Convention Center. Fascinating presentations explored how its 3D printing solutions can help printers “manufacture the future … Read more →

4over enters the 3D printing market

4over has entered the 3-D printing marketplace as the first trade printer to offer 3-D printing technology as a service out of the company’s Glendale, California headquarters. The leading trade-only company will use Fused Deposition Modeling – a manufacturing method ideal for the creation of prototypes, samples for packaging development and original items. Plant Manager … Read more →

Objex Unlimited to host free seminars on 3D Printing May 7 and May 11

These free presentations by Toronto 3D Printing Studio Objex Unlimited will explore how its 3D printing solutions can help you “manufacture the future now” and accelerate your design-to-manufacturing workflow. From initial concept design to final manufacturing, 3D printing spans the entire creation process and all steps in between – and this seminar will reveal how … Read more →