Empowering tinkerers, hackers and Maker entrepreneurs to print their own 3D masterpieces.
In the confines of a hot oven, a few simple ingredients can be transformed into a gourmet dish. Similarly, 3D printers have the capacity to take something that previously existed only in a maker’s mind and almost magically bring it to life. But eggs do not become soufflés on their own, and before pressing PRINT, most ideas for the next cool toy or innovative device must first cross a wide divide from analog concept to digital rendition. For some makers, this is a major obstacle to joining the 3D revolution. Much of the traditional design software used for producing three-dimensional models can be overwhelmingly complex.