Printeer is designed to make the technology usable in schools and social programs.

Santa Barbara-based startup Mission Street Manufacturing has taken the Kickstarter route to bring its kid-friendly 3D printer Printeer to the market.

Printeer is a 3D printer specially designed to look appealing to and be used by school children. The 3D printer is designed for K-12 education and children and includes brightly-colored parts that are clearly visible inside a clear case.

The printer comes with an easy-to-use object design software that runs on an iPad, which most kids are more comfortable with than a computer. Users don't need to have knowledge of computer-aided design or CAD software to be able to design and print objects with the Printeer. According to the project description, people can simply create their design and “just touch the ‘print' button and watch it go.”

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